Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition of Vol I Part II, and Vol II Part I, Collected (Google eBook)

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Ivison, Blakeman, Taylor, 1886 - Botany - 586 pages
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Page 387 - Decaisne. Leaves paler [than in P. major], commonly thinner: spikes long and thin, attenuate at the apex : sepals oblong, all as well as the similar bract acutely...
Page 455 - ... the corolla half-inch long ; lower with the two sides fully as broad as the large palate ; spur subulate, as long as the lower lip, porrect or descending. — Northern Canada and Lake Superior to Texas ; also Tropical American. U. JUNCEA, Vahl. Stem racemosely or rather spicately 4-10flowered, the lower flowers more or less distant : lips of the corolla 3 or 4 lines long, lower in large part consisting of the high-arched palate ; spur slender-subulate, at length deflexed.
Page 448 - Ai/xcpi;?, of two parts or members.) — Heads 2-flowered, homogamous ; the flowers hermaphrodite ; the involucre of two herbaceous oblong concave bracts, a little united at base, each subtending and almost enclosing a flower. Corolla tubular, regular, 5-toothed. Anthers sagittate at base, the narrow auricles little extended. Style-branches narrowly linear, obtuse, not appendaged ; the bordering stigmatic lines extending to and around the naked apex. Akenes clavate-pyriform, glabrous, many-striate,...
Page 410 - ... cm. long; lobes orbicular or ovate: filaments very unequally inserted in upper part of tube : ovules 10 or 12 in each cell. (Col•lomia longiflora Gray.) — Western borders of Texas. 8.
Page 451 - ... bracts short and linear; those of the receptacle 15 or more in a circle, slightly united below : rays 14 to 20 : disk-flowers numerous : akenes of the ray...
Page 448 - Branched from the base and spreading or prostrate; leaves linear or narrowly spatulate, the uppermost little surpassing the very woolly heads; achenes obovateoblong, about 1 mm.
Page 454 - ... end, p. 418, add: — M. How611ii, GRAY. A foot or more high from a fusiform root, slender, bearing solitary or 2 or 3 heads : leaves (only 2 or 3 lines wide) elongated-linear and attenuate, some bearing a few attenuate refracted lobes ; involucre half-inch high, narrow, 1 5-20-flowered ; its bracts all acuminate ; inner oblong-lanceolate and all nearly equal; outer much shorter and mostly ovate: akenes 3 lines long, narrower at base : pappus of 8 or 10 conspicuous and firm lanceolate paleffi,...
Page 441 - Steins about 3 dm. high, pruinose-puberulent, and the contracted inflorescence glandular-viscid but not villous: radical leaves spatulate or obovate; cauline lanceolate, 2.5 cm. or less long: sepals lanceolate, merely acute: corolla violet or bluish only 1 2 mm. long, rather tubular than funnelform, the throat little dilated, spreading lobes short, base of lower lip moderately villous: sterile filament with dilated and curved tip hardly projecting from the throat...
Page 442 - ... 12 to 17 mm. long, abruptly contracted into an equal or longer petiole; upper cauline one or two pairs, narrow and sessile: thyrsus loose and fewflowered: sepals oblong, pruinose-glandular ; as also the short pedicels and occasionally the longer peduncles: corolla violet or purple, barely 19 mm. long, tubular with slight enlargement upward, and with very short lobes. SE California, rocks in the pine belt of the San Bernardino mountains. Densely soft-pubescent. 140. P. Purpusi Brandegee, in Bot....
Page 441 - ... glandular-viscid but not villous: radical leaves spatulate or obovate; cauline lanceolate, 2.5 cm. or less long: sepals lanceolate, merely acute: corolla violet or bluish only 1 2 mm. long, rather tubular than funnelform, the throat little dilated, spreading lobes short, base of lower lip moderately villous: sterile filament with dilated and curved tip hardly projecting from the throat, densely yellowbearded down one side, the beard stronger and shorter than in P. erianthera. Eastern Oregon,...

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