A Flora of North America: Containing Abridged Descriptions of All the Known Indigenous and Naturalized Plants Growing North of Mexico; Arranged According to the Natural System, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Wiley & Putnam, 1838 - Botany
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Page 168 - Stamens distinct, withering, either equal in number to the petals and alternate with them, or 2, 3, or 4 times as many.
Page 89 - Gaudichaud found it in the Falkland Islands, and De la Pylaie in Newfoundland, while between these two points it has only been detected in the pine-barrens of New- Jersey.* . LEAVENWORTHIA.t CALYX somewhat erect, equal at the base.- PETALS equal,, cuneiform, truncate or emarginate. FILAMENTS distinct,, toothless. SILIQUE sessile, oblong-linear, compressed, somewhat inflated and torulose ; valves indistinctly nerved. STYLE distinct, or almost wanting. STIGMA minutely...
Page 148 - Each side of the leaf is a little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate, hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering with one of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse and enclose the prey with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringe or hairs of the opposite sides of the leaf interlace, like the fingers of the two hands clasped together.
Page 266 - Stem and branches villous; leaves elliptical-ovate, nearly glabrous above, villous beneath, glandulnrly serrulate, rather obtuse [3-ribbed from the base]; panicles lateral and terminal, very short, few-flowered, naked or leafy towards the base, persistent; disk pentangular; ovary with 3 protuberances at the angles nearly as large as itself. Bushy woods on the hills of St. Barbara, California. — A shrub. Leaves on moderately long petioles. Clusters of flowers scarcely longer than the leaves. Flowers...
Page 222 - I was there about ten years ago, when the surveyor run the lines or precincts of the colony, where there was neither habitation nor cleared field. It was then a famous orange grove...
Page 268 - ... sometimes obscurely serrulate, glabrous above, minutely tomentose-canescent beneath: umbels axillary, few-flowered, naked: fruit with minute protuberances at the angles. Low hills near the coast, San Diego — leaves about half an inch long and 4 — 5 lines wide : fruit the size of a large pea.
Page 241 - Calyx 5-partite. Petals 5, patent. Stamen-tube 10-cleft at the apex, with 10 anthers in the throat; segments 2-3-partite ; anthers opposite to the segments and a little shorter, oblong, slightly apiculate. Ovary seated on a short disk, 5-celled; cells each with 2 superposed ovules. Style columnar, breaking off from the top of the ovary : stigma 5-lobed. Fruit a drupe, with one 5-celled bony nut: cells 1 -seeded.
Page 224 - Ovary formed by the union of several carpels round a common axis, either distinct or cohering ; styles as many as the carpels, united or free.
Page 557 - Stamens as many as the petals and alternate with them, or twice as many, or of some unequal number.
Page 128 - Wr. (J. Au. y.) cyme simple: spikelets ovate: wings elliptical-oblong, rather obtuse, mucronate; superior sepal half as large as the wings, rather obtuse: lateral petals distinct nearly to the base; crest minute: seed sub-globose, glabrous, without a caruncle: stem simple, terete, attenuated upward: radical leaves linearspatulate; cauline ones linear-subulate, minute.

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