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1-celled 5-cleft abortion acuminated acute aestivation Albumen anthers apex axils base bifid bracteas bracteoles branches calyx calyx-segments Candolle capsule carpels cell compressed cordate coriaceous corolla corymbs cotyledons deciduous distinct Dr Wallich drupe E. I. C. mus elongated Embryo erect filaments filiform fleshy flowers fruit Gaertn genus glabrous glands globose hairs hairy herb herbaceous herbarium Heyne lanceolate leaflets leaves legume limb linear Linn lobes longer margin mucronate nearly nerves numerous oblong oblong-lanceolate obovate obtuse opposite oval Ovarium ovary ovate ovules pair panicles pedicels peduncles peduncles axillary petals petioles pinnated plant prod pubescent racemes radicle rarely Rheed Rorb Roth roundish Roxb Roxburgh scarcely Seeds segments sepals sessile short shorter shortly shrubby slender slightly solitary sometimes species specimens Stamens stems stigma stipules style subulate syst terete terminal tomentose toothed torus trifoliolate tube umbels upper side usually vexillum villous Wall Wight Willd
Page 167 - The stamens are equal in number to the petals, and alternate with them, or twice as many, or more ; distinct when there is a fleshy disk, cohering at the base when the disk is wanting.
Page xvi - Roxburgh : no duplicates. — Herb. Roxb. 5. An Herbarium, collected by the late Mr. George Finlayson, surgeon and naturalist to the mission which was sent to Siam and Cochin-China by the Bengal Government in 1821 : contains some duplicates. — Herb. Finl. 6. A most extensive Herbarium, collected in various parts of the Peninsula of India by Mr. Assistant-Surgeon Richard Wight, lately in charge of the Botanical establishment at Madras : contains a great number of duplicates.
Page 320 - ... either equal in number to the petals, and alternate with them, or, if more numerous, some regular multiple of the petals.
Page 361 - Sepals definite, usually 5, but varying from 4 to 8, more or less combined at the base, either cohering with the ovary, or distinct from it, equal or unequal, with a quincuncial or valvate (estivation.
Page 146 - Receptacle usually broader than the ovary, marked round with 8 nectariferous pores, bearing the petals and stamens at the base. Carpels 4, partly combined by means of the central axis into one 4-lobed ovary : ovules 6-12 (or rarely 2 collateral), in each cell. Styles 4, distinct at the base, where they spring from the inner angle of the carpels above the common axis, united upwards into a single pistil, which is attenuated towards the apex. Stigma 4-furrowed not thicker than the style. Capsules 4,...
Page 119 - Torus expanding upwards into a short membranaceous tube, sheathing the base of the style, torn and 5-toothed at the apex. Ovary half immersed in the bottom of the calyx : ovules 2 in each cell, closely collateral, pendulous.
Page 19 - Seeds attached in a single row by a funiculus to each side of the placentae, generally pendulous. Albumen none. Embryo with the radicle folded upon the cotyledons.
Page 198 - Vexillum roundish, emarginate : keel furnished with a subulate spur on both sides, at length often bending back elastically. Stamens diadelphous (9 and 1). Style filiform, glabrous. Legume continuous, 1 or more-seeded, 2-valved. Seeds usually truncated, separated by cellular spurious partitions. — Herbaceous or shrubby. Stipules small, free from the petiole. Peduncles axillary. Flowers racemose, purple, blue, or white ; many of the upper ones of each raceme frequently becoming abortive. Leaves...