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Hortus Jamaicensis Volume 1; Or a Botanical Description, (According to the Linnean System) and an Account of the Virtues, &C., of Its Indigenous Plants Hitherto Known, as Also of the Most Useful Exotics. Compiled from the Best Authorities, and Alphabetica (Paperback) Loot Price: R731
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Hortus Jamaicensis Volume 1; Or a Botanical Description, (According to the Linnean System) and an Account of the Virtues, &C.,...
Hortus Jamaicensis Volume 1; Or a Botanical Description, (According to the Linnean System) and an Account of the Virtues, &C.,...

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Hortus Jamaicensis Volume 1; Or a Botanical Description, (According to the Linnean System) and an Account of the Virtues, &C., of Its Indigenous Plants Hitherto Known, as Also of the Most Useful Exotics. Compiled from the Best Authorities, and Alphabetica (Paperback)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1814 Excerpt: ...the pericarp, two ohloiiL;, acuminate, one-celled, folicles, gaping lengthwise; seeds numerous, oblonp, crowned with a down, placed in an imbricate manner. One species was found in tins island by Swartz. CRISI'IILORU.M. Curl-flowered; Stem twining; leaves underneath viliose, oblong, cordate, with the sinus closed; petals curied at the ends. This genus is by some classed decamlrm, and none has given more trouble to botanists than it and asclepias (nee Bastard Ipecacuanha, p. G5), on acconnt cf the structure of th- genitals. They all have two germs, running out into conical styles, covered with a fungous pentagon body, all of which, except the upper surface of tne latter, are so covered, first with a sheath, and then with little bags hanging down and pressesclose, tiiat there does not seem to be the minutest opening to these parts. "Jft English Name. CYNOMORIUM, Cl. 21, OR. 1.--Monoeciamtmandria. Nat. Or.--Amentacete. Char.--Male flowers disposed in an imbricated anient with the female: ealyffl an erect club-shaped ament, on every side covered with floscules; perianth proper, four-leaved; leaflets three clavate, and the fourth inferior, one larger, very obtuse, channelled; there is no corolla; the stamens single filaments, firm, straight, longer than the calycine scale; anther twin; female calyx a common, ament with the males; perianth proper, superior; leaflets four, club-sbaped, tuberculated, equal, permanent; no corolla; the pistil has an ovate, inferior, germ; style single, 'erect, firm, .spreading, length of the calycine scale; stigma obtuse; there is no pericarp; the seed is single, roundish. JAMAICENSE. JAMAICA. Erectum, breve, cj/lindraceum, nudum; prima atate-squamatiun.---Browne, p. 33-1. Stipe scaly; anient elongated; scales imbricate, halve...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 278
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-97947-7
Barcode: 9781235979477
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LSN: 1-235-97947-4

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