North American Flora, Volume 32, Parts 1-4 (Google eBook)

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New York Botanical Garden., 1918 - Botany
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Page 55 - ... stipules linear oblong, 6 to 9 mm. long, bidentate at the apex, erect, persistent, densely tomentose outside on the lower half, glabrate and green above; leaves opposite, the petioles very stout, 0.5 to 1.5 cm. long, white-tomentose, the blades ovate or elliptic-ovate, 8.5 to 19 cm. long, 3 to 8.5 cm. wide, rounded and short-decurrent at the base, very acute or subacuminate at the apex, subchartaceous, bright-green above, lustrous, scabrous with short slender curved hairs, the intermediate veins...
Page 129 - ... calyx-tube obovoid, the limb large, prolonged beyond the ovary, 4-lobate, the lobes very broad, imbricate, ciliolate; corolla salverform, coriaceous, the tube slender, elongate, densely villous within except near the base, the limb 4-lobate, the lobes broad, spreading, imbricate in bud, one of them exterior. Stamens 4, inserted in the throat of the corolla; anthers sessile, dorsifixed below the middle, linear, obtuse, included. Disk annular. Ovary 2-celled; style filiform, included, the stigma...
Page 92 - ... glabrate, inconspicuously striolate, the costa slender, prominent, the lateral veins prominulous, 4-6 on each side, arcuate; pedicels 1.7-3.5 cm. long, filiform, sparsely short-pilose, the bractlets minute, linear, green; calyx very sparsely short-pilose or glabrate, the tube 6-7 mm. long, the lobes 3^4 mm. long; corolla red, about 4 cm. long, the contracted portion of the tube about 1 cm. long and 1.2 mm. thick, the upper portion 5-6 mm. thick, the lobes about 5 mm. long; anthers 7 mm. long,...
Page 117 - ... bracts, the lobes ovate, acute, reddish, finely pubescent with stiff stellate hairs; corolla pink, 12 mm. long; carpels 5, about 9 mm. high, reddish, glabrous, coarsely reticulate-veined on the back, each bearing 3 retrorsely barbed spines about 5 mm. long. Type in the US National Herbarium, no. 677582, collected in the humid forest around Los Siguas Camp, southern slope of Cerro de la Horqueta, Chiriquf, Panama, at an altitude of about 1,700 meters, March 17 to 19, 1911, by H. Pittier (no. 3188)....
Page 200 - Herbarium, -no. 677642, collected in the humid forest between Alto de las Palmas and top of Cerro de la Horqueta, Chiriqui, Panama, altitude 2,100 to 2,250 meters, March 18, 1911, by H.
Page 183 - ... angulate, densely and minutely fulvous-puberulent ; stipules small, deltoid ; leaves opposite, the petioles slender, 1.2 to 3.5 cm. long, minutely puberulent. the blades oval-ovate or oval-elliptic, 8 to 19 cm. long, 4 to 10.5 cm. wide, rounded and short-decurrent at the base, very acute or...
Page 91 - Stamens 4, inserted at the base of the amplíate portion of the corollatube; filaments filiform, exserted; anthers linear, dorsifixed, mucronate, bifid at the base. Disk depressed. Ovary 2-celled; style filiform, exserted, glabrous; stigma fusiform; ovules numerous, imbricate, the placentae oblong, peltately affixed to the septum. Capsule 2-celled, cylindric, elongate, subcoriaceous, cosíate, loculicidally bivalvate at the apex.
Page 289 - Chiococca alba (L.) Hitchc. Rep. Mo. Bot. Gard. 4: 94. 1893. Lonicera alba L. Sp. PI. 175. 1753. Chiococca racemosa L. Syst.
Page 156 - ... above, reddish along the veins, sublustrous, glabrous, the costa and lateral veins impressed, paler and reddish beneath, obscurely puberulent when young, the venation prominent, the lateral veins slender, about 20 on each side, nearly straight, the secondary veins numerous, parallel, distinct...
Page 156 - ... recently by the writer from the Pacific coastal belt of Cost Rica. This is known • Contr. US Nat. Herb. 17: 446. 1914. only from a single collection, and may be merely a variant of the common species. Genipa maxonii Standl., sp. nov. Large spreading tree, the wood pinkish, the branchlets glabrous, with short internodes; stipules lance-oblong, about 3.5 cm. long, filiformattenuate, glabrous; petioles about 2 mm. long; leaf blades obovate or rhombic-obovate, 34-44 cm. long, 13.5-25 cm. wide,...

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