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Biology Pamphlets Volume 1061 (Paperback) Loot Price: R451
Discovery Miles 4 510
Biology Pamphlets Volume 1061 (Paperback): Books Group

Biology Pamphlets Volume 1061 (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. 1911 Excerpt: ...on an aa (rough) lava field near Pulehua, on the southern slopes of Mauna Loa, at an elevation of 5,000 feet. It is remarkable for its tall, straight trunk, of often nearly 2 feet in diameter, and the black, perfectly smooth bark. In the Herbarium of the Royal Botanical Museum at Berlin, there is one sheet collected by Hillebrand and labeled Santalum Freycinetianum var. Gaudichaudii, Kona, Hawaii, 1862. Prof. Pilger who had revised the Santalaceae preliminarily, recognized it as a distinct species and marked it Santalum affine n. sp. Pilger. The plant is here named for Prof. Pilger. The specimen in the Berlin Herbarium is identical with the writer's plants from Pulehua, Kona, Hawaii. Santalum Pilgeri var. luteum Rock, n. v. A medium sized tree 10-15 m. high, with a straight trunk 3 dm. or more in diameter, bark darK gray, deeply corrugated, several centimeters thick, branches stiff; leaves thin, chartaceous, ovate-oblcng to elliptical, acute at both ends, 6-8 cm. long, 2.5-3.5 cm. wide, glossy shining above, yellowish-green and dull underneath, on petioles of 1 cm.; inflorescence paniculate, and axillary, the rhachis short 1-1.5 cm., pubescent throughout, perigone smaller than in the species, the obconical tube less broad, 2.5 mm., otherwise as in the species; drupe ovate, the size of a ripe olive, 14 mm. loi;g and 9 mm. thick, purplishblack, with an acute conical vertex, putamen smooth. Hawaii: On the lava flows of South and North Kona; Huehue to Puuwaawaa, North Kona, slopes of Mt. Hu-alalai, elevation 2,000-3,000 feet, flowering June. 1909, Rock, type No. 3728 in the College of Hawaii Herbari-um;--Kapua, South Kona, flowering January, 1912, Rock No. 12515 in the College of Hawaii Herbarium. This variety is not uncommon on the lava flows between Huehue an...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 58
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-12658-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-12658-2
Barcode: 9781231126585

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