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Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington Volume 24 (Paperback) Loot Price: R275
Discovery Miles 2 750
Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington Volume 24 (Paperback): Biological Society of Washington

Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington Volume 24 (Paperback)

Biological Society of Washington

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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. 1912 Excerpt: ...conspicuous, stiff, spreading hairs. Spikelets glabrous or minutely pubescent, the hairs of the rachis golden Section Cabrera. Spikelets papillose-pilose, the hairs of these and of the rachis pale Section Lappagopsis. In North America Axonopus proper is represented by the following species: Axonopus compressus (Sw.) Beauv. Milium compression Sw. Prod. Veg. Ind. Occ. 24. 1788. "Jamaica; India occidentalis." No specimen of this could be found in the Swartz Herbarium, but the later detailed description of Swartz (Fl. Ind. Occ. 1: 183. 1797) leaves no room for doubt. Paspalum platicaulon Poir. Encyc. Suppl. 5: 34. 1804. "Cette espece a ete recueillie a Porto-Ricco, par le citoyen Ledru. (V. s. in herb. Lam.)." The type has not been examined but the description identifies the species. Axonopus compressus Beauv. Ess. Agrost. 12. 1812. Based on Milium compressum Sw. Paspalum compressum Rasp. Ann. Scl. Nat. I. o: 301. 1825. Based on Axonopus compressus Beauv. Anastrophus platycaulis Schlecht.; Ind. Kew. 1: 118. 1893. Based on Paspalum platycaulc. Closely related to this species is a narrower-leaved form with nearly obtuse spikelets and usually few racemes which may he Paspalum trittachiion Lam. (Tabl. Encycl. 1: 176. 1791. "Ex America merid. C'ommunic. D. Richard"). This name has heen referred by Trinins and others to P. platycaule, but Lamarck's description "spicis ternis" points to the other form. The type has not been examined. Axonopus furcatus (Flugge) Hitchc. Paspalum furcatum Flugge, Gram. Monog. 114. 1810. "Carolina. Bosc. Walne." The tyIic has not been examined, but the description identifies the species. Paspalum digitaria C. Muell. Bot. Zeit. 19:324. 1861. "America septentrionalis, ubi forsan in Texa...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: 2010
Authors: Biological Society of Washington
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 92
ISBN-13: 978-1-151-85844-3
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-151-85844-7
Barcode: 9781151858443

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