Our native ferns, Volume 1

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Groombridge, 1865 - Ferns - 76 pages
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Page 305 - ... the lore and orbits the same : irides pale yellow. The whole plumage is snowy white, except the crown of the head, and the upper part of the neck before, which are buff : legs three inches and a half long, and one inch and a half bare space above the knee ; these parts are nearly black, with a tinge of green ; the toes and claws are of the same colour, the middle claw pectinated.
Page 267 - Chalcodite formed rectangular crystals of more than half an inch in length, by a quarter of an inch in breadth, and about half a line in thickness.
Page 312 - From the surface of the lung numerous tumors, generally of large size, but varying from half an inch to two inches and a half in diameter, projected, having a regular convex or slightly lobulated form...
Page 218 - Lastrea rigida in great profusion along the whole of the great scar limestone district, at intervals between Arnside Knot, where it is comparatively scarce, and Ingleborough, being most abundant on Hutton Roof crags and Farlton Knot, where it grows in the deep fissures of the natural platform, and occasionally high in the...
Page 194 - These appearances have continued constant under cultivation, as must be evident if we compare the plant now wilh these fronds taken from it in August, 1849, when I found it growing on slate rocks by the side of a stream, which, running through Frairstown House demesne, falls into the Dodder just above Bohernabreena.

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