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Proceedings of the Washington Academy of Sciences (Volume 12-13 ) (Paperback) Loot Price: R443
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This historic book may have numerous typos or missing text. Not indexed. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1910. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... appearing on surface of lobes, or even covering them; color dusky brown, but varying from bright to dusky green, brownish, and dark brown; beneath brownish, wrinkled and pitted, and with occasional fibrils. Apothecia terminal or marginal; disk chestnut, the margin crenulate or minutely tuberculate; spores spherical, 4.9 to 8 f t in diameter. Abundant throughout, on trees, shrubs, and fences, from sea level to 3000 feet or more. Examination of many hundreds of specimens has failed to show one according in character with the specific name, marginal cilia or fibrils being invariably absent. A particularly luxuriant but aberrant form is found on fences along the ocean shore. It is distinguished by its large clumps of erect, complicate and crisped lobes, and great development of the tubercular or cephaloid growths mentioned above, the entire surface being covered with them. A lichen of the United States and Canada; said to occur also in Northern Europe and Asia. 2. NEPHROMOPSIS PLATYPHYLLA (Tuck.) Herre. Cetraria platyphylla Tuck. Syn. N. Am. Lich. I: 34. 1882. Cetraria platyphylla Herre, Proc. Wash. Acad. Sci. 7: 338. 1906. Thallus thin, compressed, rigid, foliaceous; lobes appressed, and expanded, with elevated tips, or more often ascendant, narrow at base; surface rough, covered with tubercles, the lens also often disclosing the presence of many sulfur-colored granules; color dark dull olivaceous brown; under surface paler, wrinkled, naked; medullary layer sulfur-colored or white and cottony. Apothecia marginal; disk shining, darker than thallus; margin tuberculate; spores spherical, 4.5 to 9 ft in diameter. On Pseudotsuga taxifolia, Butano Ridge, altitude 2000 feet; on Adenostoma fasciculatum, Loma Prieta, altitude 3793 feet. A bark lichen ranging from the ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Washington Academy of Sciences
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 140
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-47117-9
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-235-47117-9
Barcode: 9781235471179

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