Descriptive Catalogue of the North American Hepaticae, North of Mexico

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Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History, 1884 - Liverworts - 133 pages
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Page 48 - Capsule very short, included in the involucre, oblong-spheroidal, compressed or ovate-cylindric, pedicelled, the pedicel arising from a thickened bulb, the suture breaking in small pieces. Columella linear. Spores in fours, subglobose, smoothish. Antheridia immersed in the thallus, elliptic-globose. Thallus orbicular, laciniate, tender, papillosereticulate, the margin undulate, crisped, radiculose beneath. Name from Gr. notos, the back, and thulas, a bag, from the shape and position of the involucre....
Page 2 - Hepaticce, originally prepared for the " Botany of California," but not published; to Prof. Watson and the other authorities at Cambridge for access to the extensive libraries and collections; to Dr. HA Bolander and others for generous contributions of specimens particularly from the Pacific coast. No attempt has been made to publish new species, the writer believing that too many have already been described from insufficient data, and considering it far more necessary to set in order those already...
Page 16 - S. 11; from Cuba 1; from Africa 1. Notes on the Anthocerotaceae of North America, with descriptions of several new species. In Bull. Torr. Bot. Club, Apr. 1875 (Vol. VI, pp. 25-29). Describes 9 new species. Notes on the Genus Pellia. In Bull. Torr. Bot. Club, Apr. 1875 (Vol. VI, pp. 29-30). —New Hepaticse.
Page 111 - No. 223; Hep. Bor.-Amer. No. 11. 2. P. undata Sulliv. Like No. 1 but more rigid, with simple branches; leaves horizontal, triangular-ovate, obtuse, emarginate, or sparingly dentate at the apex, the dorsal margins reflexed and entire, the ventral repand-undulate ; amphigastria 2-clef t, the segments dentate. Hab. — Shaded banks of rivers and wet rocks, Ga.
Page 112 - No. 6. 5. P. spinulosa Nees and Mont. Stems creeping, the branches ascending; leaves remote, obliquely spreading, obovate-cuneate, the dorsal margin reflexed, entire, the ventral and apex spinulose-toothed; inner involucre subrotund, at length oblong, the mouth spinulose. (Jungermania spinulosa Dicks.) Hub.
Page 89 - Stems diffusely branching; leaves pale green, oval, subquadrate, somewhat rigid, the sinus lunate the teeth equal, acute; amphigastria one-third the size of the leaves, deeply bifid, the laciniae lanceolate-acuminate, entire; inner involucre trigonal-plicate; involucral leaves mostly uniform. Hob. — On roots of trees in woods. (Eu.) Bib.— Syn. Hep. p. 160 ; Hep. Europ. p. 84. Exsic.— Hep. Bor.-Amer. No. 65b. 3. L. Macouni Aust. Stems very short, prostrate, ascending at the apex, densely radiculose;...
Page 19 - Hepaticte collected on the Pacific R. R, Survey. In Vol. IV of the Report. List of 7 species of .HepaticcE. UNDERWOOD (Lucien Marcus). North American Hepaticae with a preliminary list of species for additions and corrections. In Botanical Gazette, Vol. VII, No. 2 (Feb. 1882). "WARD (Lester F.) Guide to the Flora of Washington [D. C.] and Vicinity, 1881. List of 29 species of Hepaticcg.
Page 77 - Dioscious; stems brownish-green, rigid, tenacious; leaves remote, scarcely decurrent, obliquely elliptic-ovate, opaque, the cells rounded and strongly chlorophylliferous, the posterior lobe rotund-ovate, scarcely half the breadth of the stem, the interior margin free, rotund, equal to the width of the stem or more, the apex plane or scarcely incurved; male spike borne on the side of the stem below the carina of the leaf, long linear, somewhat obtuse.
Page 24 - Thin rocky soil and cultivated fields ; Closter, NJ (Austin), Western NY (Clinton), 111. (Hall), Cal. (Bolander), SC (Ravenel). (Eu.) Bib.— Syn.. Hep. p. 600, Hep. Europ. p. 167. Exsic. — Hep. Bor.-Amer. No. 139. 8. R. lamellosa Raddi. Thallus pale green, elegantly reticulated above, subradiately divided; divisions obovate or obcordate, bifid or bilobed, 0.4 — 1.1 cm. long, canaliculate at apex; margins membranous, ascending; furnished beneath with ivhite, transverse, subundulate scales ivhich...

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