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Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Volume 54 (Paperback) Loot Price: R435
Discovery Miles 4 350
Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Volume 54 (Paperback): American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences Volume 54 (Paperback)

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

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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. 1919 Excerpt: ...5 lanceolato-deltoideis acutis dorso villosis; achaeniis 2.7 mm. longis 5-costato-angulatis brunneis in costis sursum hispidulis in faciebus glabris basi callosis ad apicem cum disco parvo coronatis; pappi setis 20-25 albidis 5.5 mm. longis paullulo firmiusculis apicem versus sensim incrassatis scabridulis.--Colombia: on the Sierra Nevada, alt. 2745-3050 m., Prov. of Rio Hacha, Dept. Magdalena, 1852, L. Schlim, no. 1812 (type K., phot. Gr.). This noteworthy species clearly belongs to the Campyloclinium having the large heads and exceedingly convex receptacle of the group, but otherwise possessing many marked differences from previously described species. It was one of many plants obtained for horticultural purposes by J. Linden from northern South America in the 50's, but it has been impossible to find any horticultural records of the plant, which presumably failed to succeed in cultivation. The only field notes to be derived from the label are that the plant was shrubby and had roseate flowers. Whether the color was derived from the corollas or a composite impression of corollas and suffused involucral scales cannot now be told. Fleischmannia repens, spec. now, herbacea repens; caulibus pluribus teretibus a rhizomate horizontali curvato-adscendentibus 1.5-4 dm. longis usque ad inflorascentiam foliosis longiuscule sordideque pilosis, pilis patentibus moniliformibus; foliis oppositis lanceolatis petiolatis 7-9 cm. longis 1.2-1.9 cm. latis argute serratis apice attenuato-acuminatis basi integerrimis anguste cuneatis supra basin 3-nervatis utrinque laxe in nervis venisque pilosis subtus paullo pallidioribus; corymbis terminalibus compositis planiusculis multicapitulatis puberulis; pedicellis gracillimis; bracteis lineari-filiformibus minimis; capitulis ...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 136
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-95223-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-95223-1
Barcode: 9781235952234

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