A Manual of Botany for the Northern States: Comprising Generic Descriptions of All Phenogamous and Cryptog Amous Plants to the North of Virginia, Hitherto Described; with References to the Natural Orders of Linneus and Jussieu
1818 - 524 σελίδες
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1-celled 1-flowered 2-valved 5-cleft 5-leaved acuminate acute alternate anthers apex awned axillary base beneath berry bracts branches calyx capsule cauline ciliate CLASS closed coloured compressed cordate corol corymbed culm cylindric divisions ends entire equal erect Exotic feet high flat flowers frond fruit germs glabrous glumes grows hairy heads hispid imbricate inches involucre joints keel lance-ovate late lateral leafets leafy leaves lanceolate leaves ovate length linear lobes longer margin middle naked nearly nerved oblong obovate obtuse opposite ORDER oval pairs panicle pedicels peduncles petals petioles pinnate pistillate plant pubescent racemes radical rays receptacle root rough round roundish scabrous scales scape seeds serrate sessile sheaths short shorter sides simple smooth solitary species spikelets spikes spreading stamens stem stem erect stigma stipules style teeth terete terminal ternate threes toothed tree umbels upper valves villose yellow
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Σελίδα 65 - HYPER"ICUM. Calyx 5-parted; divisions equal, sub-ovate ; corolla 5-petalled ; filaments often united at the base in 3 or 5 sets ; styles 2 to 5 ; capsules membranaceous, roundish, with a number of cells equal to the number of styles.
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Σελίδα 415 - EM h .) branchlets pendant : leaves lanceolate, acuminate, serrate, glabrous, upper and lower sides of different colours : stipules roundish, contracted : aments flower at leafing time : germs sessile, ovate, glabrous. Supposed to be the willow on which the Israelites hung their harps, when captive in Babylon.
Σελίδα 12 - Umbelliferous plants of the aquatic kind and a nauseous scent are always poisonous. As, water-hemlock, cow-parsley. But if the smell is pleasant, and they grow in dry land, they are not poisonous. As, fennel, dill, coriander.
Σελίδα 91 - Staminate flowers — calyx obsolete, 3-leayed : corolla 0 ; stamens 3 together, on a chaffy or hairy receptacle, united below into one. Pistillate flowers — below the Staminate; calyx 0; corolla 0; seed 1, pedicelled; the pedicels surrounded at the base with long hairs resembling an egret.
Σελίδα 381 - T-.) racemes erect, elongated: leaves oval-oblong, acuminate, unequally serrate, glabrous both sides: petioles generally bearing 4, glands. In open fields the limbs of this tree spread out into an elegant oval top; but in dense forests it grows to a very great height, with a few contracted branches.