An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British Possessions from Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d Meridian, Volume 3

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C. Scribner's Sons, 1898 - Botany - 588 pages
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Page 142 - Herbs, shrubs or trees, with estipulate leaves, and perfect mostly complete and irregular flowers (corolla wanting in one species of Synthyris). Calyx inferior, persistent, 4-5-toothed, -cleft, or -divided, or sometimes split on the lower side, or on both sides, the lobes or segments valvate, imbricate or distinct in the bud. Corolla gamopetalous, the limb 2-lipped, or nearly regular. Stamens 2, 4 or 5, didynamous, or nearly equal, inserted on the corolla and alternate with its lobes; anthers 2-celled;...
Page 525 - Staminodium. A sterile stamen, or other organ in the position of a stamen. Standard. The upper, usually broad, petal of a papilionaceous corolla. Stellate. Star-like.
Page 522 - Corymb. A convex or flat-topped flower-cluster of the racemose type with pedicels or rays arising from different points on the axis. Corymbose. Borne in corymbs; corymb-like. Costate. Ribbed. Cotyledon. A rudimentary leaf of the embryo. Crenate. Scalloped; with rounded teeth. Crenulate. Diminutive of crenate.
Page 27 - Corolla campanulate, ovoid, urceolate or cylindric, 5-lobed (rarely 4-lobed), the lobes imbricated in the bud, the tube bearing as many fimbriate or crenulate scales as there are lobes and alternate with them, or these sometimes obsolete. Stamens as many as the corolla- lobes and alternate with them, inserted in the throat or sinuses above the scales, shortexserted or included; filaments short or slender; anthers short, ovate or oval, obtuse, 2-celled, the sacs longitudinally dehiscent.
Page 384 - Branching or scapose herbs, with alternate or basal leaves, and corymbose, paniculate or solitary, peduncled heads, of both tubular and radiate (rarely all tubular) flowers. Involucre hemispheric or campanulate, its bracts narrow, nearly equal, imbricated in but 1 or 2 series in our species. Receptacle nearly flat, usually naked. Ray-flowers, in our species, white, violet or purple, pistillate. Disk-flowers yellow, tubular, perfect, their corollas mostly 5-lobeJ.
Page 147 - Light canary yellow and orange, i in. long or over, irregular, borne in terminal, leafy-bracted spikes. Corolla spurred at the base, 2-lipped, the upper lip erect, 2-lobed ; the lower lip spreading, 3-lobed, its base an orange-colored palate closing the throat ; 4 stamens in pairs within ; 1 pistil. Stem: i to 3 ft.
Page 216 - Stamens as many as the lobes of the corolla and attached to its throat, the anthers protruding from the flower.
Page 524 - The specialized roots of parasites. Head. A dense round cluster of sessile or nearly sessile flowers. Herbaceous. Leaf-like in texture and color, pertaining to an herb. Heterocyst. An enlarged, commonly inert, often yellowish cell, in certain filamentous Algae. Hilum. The scar or area of attachment of a seed or ovule. Hirsute. With rather coarse stiff hairs. Hispid. With bristly stiff hairs. Hispidulous. Diminutive of hispid. Hyaline. Thin and translucent. Hypocotyl. The rudimentary stem of the embryo;...
Page 522 - Having a tip like a fish-hook ' Basal Arising from the base Beak An elongated tapering structure Beaked Bearing a beak Bearded With- hairs limited more or less to a certain area of an organ Berry A fruit in which the seeds are imbedded in a soft or fleshy substance Biternate Twice ternate Blade The flat expanded part of a leaf Bract A leaf, usually small, standing below a flower or a flower-cluster...
Page 247 - Corolla epigynous, the limb 2-5-lobed. Stamens 2-4, inserted on the tube of the corolla and alternate with its lobes; filaments distinct ; anthers versatile.

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