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" Each side of the leaf is a little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate, hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering with one of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse and enclose... "
A Flora of North America: Containing Abridged Descriptions of All the Known ... - Page 148
by John Torrey, Asa Gray - 1838
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Companion to the Botanical Magazine: Being a Journal, Containing ..., Volume 2

Sir William Jackson Hooker - Botany - 1836
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate, hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it, without interfering with one of them, when (he two sides suddenly collapse and inclose the prey, with a force surpassing an insect's attempts...
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The Farmers' Register

Edmund Ruffin - 1840
...little concave on the inner side, where ate placed three delicate, hairlike organs, in such an order, that an insect can hardly traverse it, without interfering...the two sides suddenly collapse and enclose the prey with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringe or hairs of the oppos^e sides of...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 123

1874
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...two sides suddenly collapse and enclose the prey, with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringe of hairs on the opposite sides of...
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A Manual of Botany Adapted to the Productions of the Southern States: In Two ...

John Darby - 1847 - 500 pages
...its tamina," r • said to reside by the Rev. MA Curtis, " in only three or four hair-1 ike processed of its upper surface, so placed that an Insect can...interfering with one of them, when the two sides suddenly colapse and enclose the prey, the fringe or hairs of the opposite sides of the leaf interlacing like...
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Genera Florae Americae Boreali-orientalis Illustrata: The Genera ..., Volume 1

Asa Gray - Botany - 1848
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate, hairlike organs, in such an order, that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse and inclose the prey with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringe or hairs of the...
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The Genera of the Plants of the United States Illustrated from Nature, Volume 1

Asa Gray - 1849
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate, hairlike organs, in such an order, that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...of them, when the two sides suddenly collapse and inclose the prey with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringe or hairs of the...
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Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants, Volume 3

Sir Joseph Paxton - Botany - 1837
...little concave on the inner side, where are placed three delicate, hair-like organs, in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it, without interfering with one of them, when the two sides collapse and inclose the prey, with a force surpassing an insect's attempts to escape. The fringe,...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 6

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1859
...is a little concave on the inner side, where are placed 3 delicate hair-like organs in such an order that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering with one of them, when the 2 sides suddenly collapse and enclose the prey with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape....
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Botany of the Southern States

John Darby - Botany - 1860 - 612 pages
...resido, by the Rev. M. Л. Curtis, " in only three or four liair-like processes of its upper eurface, so placed that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering with one 01 them, when the t\vo sides suddenly collapse and inclose the prey, the fringe or hairs of the opposite...
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The Old Folks from Home: Or, A Holiday in Ireland in 1861

Mrs. Alfred Gatty - Ireland - 1862 - 255 pages
...concave on the inner surface, where are placed three delicate, hair-like organs, in such an order, that an insect can hardly traverse it without interfering...the two sides suddenly collapse and enclose the prey with a force surpassing an insect's efforts to escape. The fringe, or cilia, of the opposite sides...
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