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1-celled 1-flowered 1-seeded 2-valved 3-lobed 5-cleft 5-parted 5-toothed acuminate acute anthers apex Apothecia awned axillary base bell-form beneath berry bracts branches calyx capsule carpels cauline ciliate compressed cordate corol corymbed crenate culm cylindric divisions egret elongated entire Erotic few-flowered filaments filiform florets flowers flowers—calyx frond fruit germ glabrous glaucous globose glumes hairy hirsute hispid imbricate involucre lance-linear lance-oblong lance-ovate leafets leafy leaves lanceolate leaves linear leaves ovate legume lobes long longer many-flowered many-seeded margin membranaceous mucronate naked nectary nerved obovate obtuse oval paleas panicle pedicels peduncles peristome petals petioles pilose pinnate pinnatifid pistillate pistillate spikes pubescent racemes radical leaves receptacle roundish scabrous scales scape seeds segments sepals serrate sessile short shorter silicles silique slender smooth solitary Southern spikelets spreading stamens staminate spike stem erect stem simple stigma stipe stipules style sub-globose sub-sessile subulate teeth terete terminal ternate toothed tube umbels upper valves villose
Page 531 - The stamens follow the same laws of successive developement as leaves ; and, consequently, if their arrangement be normal, they will be either equal in number to the petals, and alternate with them, or, if more numerous, some regular multiple of the petals.
Page 551 - Mucedo ; in some of these the joints disarticulate, and appear to be capable of reproduction ; in others spornles collect in the terminal joints, and are finally dispersed by the rupture of the cellule that contained them. In a higher state of composition, Fungi are masses of cellular tissue of a determinate figure, the whole centre of which consists of sporules either lying naked among filaments, as in the Puff-balls, or contained in membranous tubes or sporidia, like the thecse of Lichens, as in...
Page 552 - This consists of a single fibre, or of two, twisted spirally in different directions, so as to cross each other, and contained within a very delicate, transparent, perishable tube. They have a strong elastic force, and have been supposed to be destined to aid in the dispersion of the sporules, — a most inadequate end for so curious and unusual an apparatus.
Page 73 - Calyx closed, furrowed at base, shorter than the claws of the petals ; petals bent obliquely, linear - or obovate ; silique 4-sided, 2-edged or subterete ; seeds not margined ; stigmas forked, with the apices converging.
Page 73 - Gaudichaud found it in the Falkland Islands, and De la Pylaie in Newfoundland, while between these two points it has only been detected in the pine-barrens of New- Jersey.* . LEAVENWORTHIA.t CALYX somewhat erect, equal at the base.- PETALS equal,, cuneiform, truncate or emarginate. FILAMENTS distinct,, toothless. SILIQUE sessile, oblong-linear, compressed, somewhat inflated and torulose ; valves indistinctly nerved. STYLE distinct, or almost wanting. STIGMA minutely...
Page 472 - ... behind ; petals all very entire, veiny, white at the base ; upper one generally naked, glabrous ; lateral ones densely bearded, and with the upper one marked with a few blue lines ; spur elongated behind. A variety has the leaves more or leaves more or less villose.
Page 4 - Corymb. In the corymb the peduncles take their rise from different heights along the main stem; but the lower ones being longer, they form nearly a level or convex top, as yarrow.
Page 621 - ZOO 125 WOOD. The most solid part of trunks and roots of trees and shrubs. It is also applied to the part of herbaceous plants between the bark and pith.. The concentric layers of the wood and bark are the reverse of each other; the former increasing externally, the latter internally. The former having a zone of cellular tissue inside, and of woody fibre and ducts out-side; the latter having a. zone of woody fibre with a few ducts inside, and of cullular tissue outside. Wood probably consists of...
Page 474 - ZŁ.) villose-pubescent: stem simple, erect, terete, leafless below: leaves broad-ovate, cordate, dentate; petioles short: stipules large, ovate, dentate: peduncles 4-sided, shorter than the leaves: bracts subulate, minute: divisions of the calyx lanceolate: petals all very entire, veinless; upper one naked, glabrous; lateral ones bearded, and with the upper one, marked with a few blue lines; lower ones often becoming reddish outside: spur short, gibbose, acutish : stigma pubescent, scarcely beaked.