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 1

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C. Scribner's sons, 1913 - Botany
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Volume 1 - Ophioglossaceae to Polygonaceae, Ferns to Buckwheat. Volume 2 - Amaranthaceae to loganiaceae, Amaranth to Polypremum. Volume 3 - Gentianaceae to Compositae, Gentian to thistle..
 

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Page x - CANON 15. The nomenclatorial type of a genus or subgenus is the species originally named or designated by the author of the name. If no species was designated, the type is the first binomial species in order eligible under the following provisions : (a) The type is to be selected from a subgenus, section or other list of species originally designated as typical.
Page 42 - Sheaths elongated and enlarged upward, marked with a black girdle at the base of the mostly deciduous, white-margined teeth and rarely also at their bases...
Page x - Euphania. (b) A figured species is to be selected rather than an unfigured species in the same work; or, in the absence of a figure, preference is to be given to a species accompanied by the citation of a figure. Examples. — iasp«cfezaMichx. Fi. Bor. Am. 2.- 70 (1803), is typified by L.
Page x - Hooker, had not been figured. (c) The types of genera adopted through citations of nonbinomial literature (with or without change of name), are to be selected from those of the original species which receive names in the first binomial publication. The genera of Linnaeus' Species Plantarum (1753) are to be typified through the citations given in his Genera Plantarum (1754).
Page xvii - 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...
Page 87 - ... wide, without a middle keel, but with obscure lateral ridges on the back, plump on the sides and curved or occasionally a little angled on the face; style straight or recurved, facial ; embryo apex pointing almost directly toward the basal end. In fresh, brackish or salt water. Cape Breton to British Columbia, south to Florida, Texas and California. Also in Europe.
Page 534 - ... the 3 inner narrower, smaller, usually erect, or in some species about as large as the outer. Stamens inserted at the base of the outer perianth-segments; anthers linear or oblong. Ovary 3-celled; divisions of the style petal-like, arching over the stamens, bearing the stigmas immediately under their mostly 2-lobed tips; style-base adnate to the perianth-tube. Capsule oblong or oval, 3-6-angled or lobed, mostly coriaceous. Seeds numerous, vertically compressed in I or 2 rows in each cell.
Page 297 - Culms in our species simple, triangular, leafy near the base, and with 1 or more leaves at the summit forming an involucre to the simple or compound, umbellate or capitate inflorescence. Rays of the umbel sheathed at the base, usually very unequal, one or more of the heads or spikes commonly sessile. Spikelets flat or subterete.
Page 545 - ORCHID FAMILY. Perennial herbs, with corms, bulbs or tuberous roots, sheathing entire leaves, sometimes reduced to scales, the flowers perfect, irregular, bracted, solitary, spiked or racemed. Perianth superior, of 6 segments, the 3 outer (sepals) similar or nearly so, 2 of the inner ones (petals) lateral, alike; the third inner one (lip) dissimilar, often markedly so, usually larger, often spurred, sometimes inferior by torsion of the ovary or pedicel.
Page 612 - Flowers small, monoecious, the staminate in pendulous erect or spreading aments, or capitate, the pistillate solitary or several together, subtended by an involucre of partly or wholly united bracts, which becomes a bur or cup. Petals none. Staminate flowers with a 4-7-lobed perianth and 4-20 stamens; filaments slender, distinct, simple; anther-sacs adnate, longitudinally dehiscent.

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