The Genera of North American Plants: And a Catalogue of the Species, to the Year 1817, Τόμοι 1-2

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Σελίδα 312 - BBOWN, of the said district, hath deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit : " Sertorius : or, the Roman Patriot.
Σελίδα 141 - ... wilds of uncultivated nature that we are to obtain vines worthy of cultivation ; were this the case, Europe would to the present have known no other Malus than the worthless austere crab, in place of the finest apple — no other Pyrus than the acerb and inedible Pyraster or stone pear, from which cultivation has obtained all the other varieties. It is from seed that new and valuable varieties are invariably to be obtained. There is, however, at the present time, a variety of one of the native...
Σελίδα 238 - ... dioecious, the staminate flowers with nine stamens in two series, the inner of which has three stamens, and the pistillate flowers with three sterile filaments and three ligulate bifid stigmas. He added further : " flowers very small and evanescent, the female emerging ; the male migratory, breaking off connection usually with the parent plant, it instantly expands to the light, the anthers also burst with elasticity and the granular pollen vaguely floats upon the surface of the water.
Σελίδα 10 - Forestiers" which I have visited, if existing at all, it had evidently been introduced. I am informed, however, by Governor Harrison of the indubitable existence of this tree in very considerable quantities in the forests of the Wabash, Illinois territory, where its wood is even split for rails ; still even here it is extremely local, and I have never once met with it, either on the banks of the Ohio, the Mississippi, or the Missouri rivers, which I have ascended or descended thousands of miles.
Σελίδα 104 - ... the embryo is, at first, a minute and nearly central funiculus, which enlarges and becomes more distinct during the progress of germination ; but what appears to be most singular...
Σελίδα 125 - Collomia linearía N'utt. Gen. 1: 126. 1818. Gilia linearis A. Gray, Proc. Am. Acad. 17: 223. 1882. TYPE LOCALITY: "Near the banks of the Missouri about the. confluence of Shian River, and in the vicinity of the Arikaree village.

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