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3-nerved acuminate acute apex attenuated axils base Belgaum beneath Bombay bracts branches calyx capsule ciliated common Concan cordate coriaceous corolla corymbs cultivated cuneate cymes Dalz Dapoorie Deccan Don's syst drupe elliptic elongated erect fascicled feet high few-flowered filiform Fl Ind flowers axillary flowers small flowers white fruit Gaert gardens Ghauts glabrous globose hairs hairy herbaceous Hewra hispid Hook Hort inches long India involucre Jour lanceolate leaflets leaves oblong leaves ovate leaves petioled legume linear Linn lobes long-petioled many-flowered Maratha margin membranaceous Monogynia mucronate Native name obovate obtuse oval pair panicles Parwar pedicels peduncles peduncles axillary Pentandria petals petioles pinnate plant Prod pubescent purple racemes Rheed Roth round Roxb Rumph seeds sepals serrated sessile sheaths shining short-petioled shorter shrub slender smooth solitary Southern Concan species spikes stem stipules subsessile subulate terminal tomentose umbels Vahl villous Warree Country Wight Willd yellow
Page 245 - Trunk crooked, thick, bark of a rustygrecnish colour, rough ; leaves alternate, petiolcd, oblong or broad lanceolate, tapering equally to each end, entire, very slightly 3-nerved, smooth on both sides ; racemes compound or panicled, issuing immediately from the trunk or large branches ; fruit pedicelled, nearly as large as the common fig, clothed with soft down, purple when ripe. For a full botanical account of the Genus, the reader is referred to Dr. G King's
Page 237 - A tree. Leaves numerous, very small, giving it the appearance of an acacia. Fruit about the size of a large cherry ; yellowish. The wood is hard and durable particularly under water ; the bark is strongly astringent and is employed ia the cure of diarrhoea. The fruit is made into pickles.
Page 91 - DESCEND from Heaven, Urania, by that name If rightly thou art called, whose voice divine Following, above the Olympian hill I soar, Above the flight of Pegasean wing! The meaning, not the name, I call...
Page 50 - Small tree : leaves opposite, elliptical or ovate, crenate-serrated, young ones glaucous : cymes lax, dichotomous...
Page 61 - ... at the base, slightly decreasing in size towards the apex of the leaf; stipules subulate, erect or incurved. Racemes shorter than the leaves, sessile, many-flowered. Flowers small, approximated at the base of the raceme, more distant and deciduous towards the apex. Calyx-segments broad, acute. Legumes approximated towards the base of the rachis, nearly cylindrical, slightly torulose, deflexed and more or less curved upwards : sutures thickened. Seeds about 10, cylindrical, truncated at both ends.
Page 99 - ... calyx 4-cleft to the middle, lobes acute, accessory teeth very small ; flowers very minute, aggregated in the axils of the leaves, almost sessile ; tube of the calyx at first narrow and tightened round the ovary, in fruit cup-shaped ; petals wanting ; capsule longer than the calyx, 1 -celled ; flowers red.
Page iv - The Cryptogamic portion of the Catalogue has, in order to meet the present wants of our Readers, been literally transcribed from that of Mr. Graham ; but we hope on a future opportunity to be able to present it to the Public in a more complete and enlarged form.
Page 86 - ... seeds do not appear to have been tested in European practice; among the natives they have the reputation of being emetic, and a paste prepared from them is applied to glandular swellings. Dalzell and Gibson (Bombay Flora, Part I., p. 84), say: — '' An infusion of the spongy fibres of the trunk is used with advantage for various affections of the skin in the Philippines, where it is called 'Gogo' (Adams) j the seeds are eaten roasted in Soonda.
Page 17 - T. obcordata (Rpxb. :) perennial ; stems diffuse, prostrate, slightly pubescent on the upper side : leaves, one of each pair larger and obovate or obcordate, the other smaller and oblong : flowers solitary, sessile, nearly concealed within the broad sheath of the petioles : stamens 15-20...
Page 102 - ... covered on both sides with short bristly hairs ; lobes rounded, the lateral ones the broadest and slightly 2-lobed, all remotely and slightly toothed: male flowers shortly racemose at the apex of a long thickish peduncle ; calyx campanulate : females shortish-peduucled...