Botanical Commentaries (Google eBook)

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Simpkin and Marshall, 1830 - Botany - 272 pages
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Page cxx - On Priestley's accepting the office of pastor of the Presbyterian congregation in New Meeting Street in Birmingham, the Lunar Society changed its day of meeting to Monday, the members dining in rotation at each other'"s houses, and continuing to do so till the Birmingham riots drove Priestley to Northumberland in the United States.
Page lxiv - An organ adhering to the fruit for the reception of the pollen.
Page xxi - CONVOLUTE, rolled together ; when the margin of one side surrounds the other margin of the same leaf in the manner of a cawl or hood.
Page cxi - HOPKIRK, T. Flora Glottiana ; a catalogue of plants on the banks of the Clyde, and in the neighbourhood of Glasgow. 8, Glasg. 1813.
Page xxxix - A glumous or plumose flower is a kind of aggregate flower, having a filiform receptacle, with a common glume at the base. As in corn and grasses, scirpus, cyperus, carer.
Page lxxxiii - Divided into elevated segments not parallel to the plane of the leaf.
Page cxxiv - MD memoir of, with a selection of his papers on medical and botanical subjects.

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