An Introduction to Systematic and Physiological Botany (Google eBook)

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Hilliard and Brown, 1827 - Botany - 363 pages
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Page ii - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page i - CLERK'S OFFIcE. BE it remembered, that on the eleventh day of November, AD 1830, in the fiftyfifth year of the Independence of the United States of America, Gray & Bowen, of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof...
Page 327 - A group or subdivision of plants agreeing with each other not only in their fructification, but in all other essential and permanent parts ; and always reproducing the same kind.
Page 324 - The leafets or divisions of a pinnate leaf. Pinnate. A leaf is pinnate when the leafets are arranged in two rows on the side of a common petiole; as in the Ash, Elder, and Rose.
Page 325 - Rachis. The common stalk, to which the florets and spikelets of grasses are attached. Also the midrib of some leaves and fronds. Radiate. Having ligulate florets, placed like rays at the circumference...
Page 259 - ... put out new shoots as if no such decay existed. To carry on, therefore, the functions of the wood, a new circle of it is annually formed over the old ; and thus, also...
Page ii - 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 etching historical and other prints.
Page 259 - ... air in the leaf, and returned from it by the vessels that pass down from the leaf into the interior bark, by which it is deposited, and we may add elaborated, by the action of the vital principle inherent in this part of the plant. To determine this point, he removed narrow circles of bark from shoots of Apple trees, " leaving a leaf between the places where the bark was taken off; and on examining them frequently during the autumn...
Page 5 - In the whole of this tribe you will remark that the stems are simple and unbranched, the leaves entire, never cut or divided ; observations which confirm the analogy of the flower and fruit in this family, by the prevailing similarity in the other parts of the plant. By bestowing some attention upon these particulars, and making them familiar by frequent observation, you will be in a condition to determine} by an attentive inspection of a plant, whether it be of the liliaceous tribe or not ; and...
Page 280 - ... distinct parts : one part, firm, and apparently ligneous, constitutes the frame-work or skeleton of the leaf; another, succulent and pulpy, fills up the intermediate spaces of this frame-work ; and a third, thin and expanded, encloses the other two, or forms the covering for both surfaces of the leaf. On a closer examination we find that the first of these parts is vascular, the second cellular, and the third a transparent cuticular pellicle. Admitting, therefore, that these parts are present...

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