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The Botanical Gazette Volume 23 (Paperback) Loot Price: R620 Discovery Miles 6 200
The Botanical Gazette Volume 23 (Paperback): University of Chicago
The Botanical Gazette Volume 23 (Paperback): University of Chicago

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...4. 1897.)--Folia glabra subtus reticulata ovalia altero tanto longiora quam latiora breviter obtuseque acuminata ad basin rotunda et juxta petiolum biglandularia. Pedunculi ad basin bracteosi pluri-fasciculati. Drupa globosa magna, epicarpio intus confluenti-granuloso, seminibus orbicularibus compressis erubescentibus punctatis, cotyledonibus laete prasinis. Spines not present in the single specimen. Leaves subdisticbous, "$%5K X i j-2K 'n-t both surfaces green, only the lower one reticulated; glands large, disk-shaped; petioles corrugated, canaliculate, 7 1. long. Peduncles and small ovate bracts rusty puberulous. Drupe 4 l/i 1. in diam., thrice exceeding the cupule of calyx, dehiscing septicidally from the base and loculicidally from the apex; epicarp reddish, rugulose outside, within closely occupied by large yellow granules; nutlets crustaceous with hyaline sides; seeds with a glaucous bloom, 3 1. long and broad, convex on back, flat and scarcely angulate on face. Flowers not seen.--The two Central American species recently published by Dr. J. N. Rose in Contr. U. S. Nat. Herb. 3:315, differ from the above as follows: C. Nelsoni by smaller subrhomboid leaves reticulated on both surfaces, glands remote from the petiole, epicarp sparingly granulated, pale obovoid seed, white cotyledons: C. Afexicana (more nearly related) by elongated leaves narrowing from the middle downwards, few and naked peduncles, reticulated epicarp, dark obovoid seed. The remaining species, C. spinosum Reissek from Brazil, as described and figured seems distinct by lanceolate-elliptical leaves with pubescent nerves, short petioles, obovoid seeds with an angular face. Forests along the river Zhorquin, Talamanca, Costa Rica, Mch. 1894, Tonduz, no. 8507 herb. nat. C. R....


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2012
First published: August 2012
Authors: University of Chicago
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 10mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 184
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-82532-9
Barcode: 9781130825329
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-130-82532-9

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