A Glossary of Botanic Terms, with Their Derivation and Accent

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Duckworth & Company, 1905 - Botany - 371 pages
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Page vi - Every other authour may aspire to praise, the lexicographer can only hope to escape reproach.
Page 153 - with the margins bent inwards, and the external face of these edges applied to each other, without twisting.
Page 351 - the prevention of intercrossing between a separated section of a species or kind, and the rest of that species or kind
Page 85 - development of the torus within the calyx or within the corolla and stamens ; (2) the central part of
Page 143 - assumption by one member of a meristic series, of the form or character proper to
Page 172 - a layer ; a shoot bent into the ground and half • divided at the bend, whence it emits roots.
Page 39 - small purse), the pouch-like expansion of the stigma into which the caudicle of some Orchids is inserted

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