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 130 - POTATO FAMILY^ Herbs, shrubs, vines, or some tropical species trees, with alternate or rarely opposite estipulate leaves, and perfect regular or nearly regular cymose flowers. Calyx inferior, mostly 5-lobed. Corolla gamopetalous, mostly 5-lobed, the lobes induplicate-valvate or plicate in the bud. Stamens as many as the lobes of the corolla and alternate with them, inserted on the tube, all equal and perfect in the following genera, except in Petunia, where 4 are didynamous and the fifth smaller...
Page 148 - 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, the sacs equal, or unequal, or sometimes confluent into one.
Page 535 - Receptacle The end of a flower stalk or axis bearing the floral organs; in the Asteraceae bearing flowers Recurved Bent back...
Page 535 - Salver-shaped , referring to corollas having the slender tube very abruptly expanded into a flat limb. Samara. An indehiscent winged fruit. Saprophyte. A plant which grows on dead organic matter. Scabrous. Rough to the touch. Scale. A reduced leaf at the base or beginning of a shoot; in sedges, the bract subtending the flower; in Asteraceae, etc., the bracts on the receptacle at the side of (below) each flower. Scape. A leafless or nearly leafless peduncle arising from the underground parts of a...
Page 153 - 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 27 - Corolla scales abortive, or of a few processes. 4. C. Polygonarum. Flowers distinctly pedicelled; corolla enclosing or capping the capsules. Tips of the corolla lobes incurved. 5. C. Coryli. Corolla lobes spreading or recurved. Scales small...
Page 212 - Calyxsegments equal, or two of them larger. Corolla salverform, the tube cylindric, or constricted at the throat, the limb spreading in anthesis, erect, spreading or reflexed in fruit, 4-lobed or 4-parted.
Page 75 - I in each cavity; style usually short, 2-lobed at the summit, one of the lobes stigmatic. Fruit dry, mostly enclosed by the calyx, at length separating into 4, 1-seeded linear or linear-oblong crustaceous smooth papillose or rugose nutlets.
Page 535 - Staminodium, a eterile stamen, or other organ in the position of a stamen. Standard, the upper, usually broad, petal of a papilionaceous corolla. Stellate, star-like.
Page 222 - Stamens as many as the lobes of the corolla and attached to its throat, the anthers protruding from the flower.

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