The Child's Botany

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Carter Hendee and Babcock, 1831 - 103 σελίδες

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Σελίδα 10 - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the tenth day of August, AD 1829, in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, JP Dabney, of the said district, has deposited in this office the...
Σελίδα 10 - DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS, TO WIT. DISTRIcT CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that...
Σελίδα 10 - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Σελίδα 57 - MONA'NDRIA. This class includes all plants having a single stamen in each of their flowers. 2. DIA'NDRIA. Two stamens in each flower. 3. TRIA'NDRIA. Three stamens. 4. TETRA'NDRIA. Four stamens. 5. PENTA'NDRIA. Five stamens. 6. HEXA'NDRIA. Six stamens. 7. HEPTA'NDRIA. Seven stamens. 8. OCTA'NDRIA. Eight stamens. 9. ENNEA'NDRIA. Nine stamens. 10. DECA'NDRIA. Ten stamens. 11.
Σελίδα 58 - PENTA'NDRIA. Five stamens. 6. HEXA'NDRIA. Six stamens. 7. HEPTA'NDRIA. Seven stamens. 8. OCTA'NDRIA. Eight stamens. 9. ENNEA/NDRIA. Nine stamens. 10. DECA'NDRIA. Ten stamens. 11. DODECA'NDRIA.
Σελίδα 48 - The pistil is that part which stands in the centre of the flower, surrounded by the stamens — as the large green substance in a tulip. Some flowers have but one pistil, and others have several. The pistil is divided into three parts, viz., the stigma, germ, and style. The stigma is the lower knob that is seated on the end of the pistil. The germ is the lower part of the pistil, which, when it is ripe, contains the seed. The...
Σελίδα 6 - More than THIRTY THOUSAND have been already disc.overed ! These vary in size from the smallest mosses to the largest trees. And the mosses that grow on rocks and fences and the trunks of trees have seeds as well as the larger plants ; but they are so small that you cannot see them with the naked eye. It is necessary to look at them through a microscope or good magnifying glass, and then they may be seen very distinctly.
Σελίδα 10 - An act, supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned j and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Σελίδα 49 - ... knob that is seated on the end of the pistil. The germ is the lower part of the pistil, which, when it is ripe, contains the seed. The style is that part of the pistil which connects the stigma with the germ. The style of the lily is very long, but the tulip has no style. Many flowers have no style. The pericarp is the bag that contains the seed ; sometimes called the seed-bag. Whatever contains the seed of a plant is called the pericarp. Different plants produce a different number of seeds....
Σελίδα 8 - We all know that God makes plants to live and grow; but the manner of their growing is very curious. Their life and growth are very much like our own. The circulation of the blood in the veins supports the life of an animal : the blood is formed from what it eats, and it is continually carried from the heart to all parts of the body ; and when it is stopped at the heart the animal immediately dies. In the same way the sap is drawn from the earth to the roots, and through small passages, like the...

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