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The Botanist's Repository, for New, and Rare Plants Volume 7-8; Containing Coloured Figures of Such Plants, as Have Not Hitherto Appeared in Any Similar Publication with All Their Essential Characters, Botanically Arranged, After the Sexual System of the (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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The Botanist's Repository, for New, and Rare Plants Volume 7-8; Containing Coloured Figures of Such Plants, as Have Not...
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The Botanist's Repository, for New, and Rare Plants Volume 7-8; Containing Coloured Figures of Such Plants, as Have Not Hitherto Appeared in Any Similar Publication with All Their Essential Characters, Botanically Arranged, After the Sexual System of the (Paperback)

Henry Charles Andrews

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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. Excerpt: ...It is then agitated in water till it appears like a lump of tow, and again beat with camphorwood battens, and strained, for the coarser paper. An infusion of the roots of ihe Hibiscus manihot, or the leaves of Kivaria Japonica, with the flour of Japan rice, is then mixed with it, and poured on their moulds; which are not, like ours, formed of wire, but of fine rushes, and the sheets laid on a matted table with a tine shred of bamboo between each, and covered by aboard with a stone upon it, t-queeze out the water, dried the next day singly on flat boards, and then packed up for sale. Our figure was jn.uk: from fine plants in the garden of J. Vere, esq, GNAPHALIUM GRAND I FLO RUM. Large-flowered Gnaphalium. CLASS XIX. ORDER II. SYNGENESIA POLYGAMIA SUPERFLVA. Tips united. Superfluous Polygamy. ESSENTIAL GENERIC CHARACTER. Receptaculum nudum. Pappus pilosus, vel I Rsceptacle naked. Down hairy, or feathery, plumosus. Calyx imbricatus, radiatus, ra-Empalement imbricated, rayed, with the dio colorato. II ray coloured. SPECIFIC CHARACTER. Gnaphalium grandiflorum: floribus panicula-II Gnaphalium with large flowers: flowers grow tis, albis, lucidis: pedunculis albis, lana-j in panicles, white, and shining: footstalks tis: foliis ovato-acutis, alba lana tectis. j white, and woolly: leaves are ovate-pointed, I and covered with a white wool. REFERENCE TO THE PLATE. 1. A scale of the empalement.. 2. The same shown from the under side. 3. A flower complete. 4. The same magnified. 5. The seed-bud, chives, and pointal magnified. 6. Seed-bud and pointal. 7. The same magnified. This Gnaphalium is at present the largest flowering species (the G. eximium excepted). Its flowers are equally durable with those of any Xeranthemum, nor does it vary essentially in any particular fro...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Henry Charles Andrews
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-46069-1
Barcode: 9781236460691
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LSN: 1-236-46069-3

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