Manual of Botany for North America: Containing Generic and Specific Descriptions of the Indigenous Plants and Common Cultivated Exotics, Growing North of the Gulf of Mexico
Oliver Steele, 1833 - 538 sider
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1-celled 1-flowered 2-valved 3-lobed 3-nerved 3-sided 5-cleft 5-leaved 5-parted 5-toothed acuminate acute anthers apex Apothecia awned axillary base bell-form beneath berry bracts branches calyx capsule cauline ciliate compressed cordate corol corymbed crenate culm cylindric disk divisions egret elongated entire Erotic few-flowered filaments filiform florets flowers flowers—calyx frond fruit germ glabrous glaucous globose glumes hairy hirsute hispid imbricate involucre lance-oblong lance-ovate leafets leafy leaves lance-linear leaves lanceolate leaves linear leaves oblong leaves ovate leaves ternate legumes lobes long many-flowered many-seeded margin membranaceous mucronate naked nectary nerved oblong-ovate obovate obtuse oval panicle pedicels peduncles peristome petals petioles pileus pilose pinnate pinnatifid pistillate plant pubescent racemes radical leaves receptacle roundish scabrous scales scape seeds serrate sessile short shorter silicle slender smooth solitary Southern species spikelets spreading stamens stem erect stem simple stigma stipe stipules style sub-sessile subulate teeth terete terminal ternate toothed umbels upper valves villose
Side 278 - Zf.) procumbent, subramose, whitish-silky: stipules ovate, gashed: leaves wedge-obovate, gash- toothed: stem ascending and creeping, hirsute: peduncles solitary, elongated: divisions of the calyx lance-linear: petals orbicular, sub-entire, of the length of the calyx. This plant is so long in flower, and assumes so many forms and sizes, that students in botany often make several species of it. Persoon's diagnosis of reptans can be found in this plant; but we have no such species. '2 — 18 i.. S.
Side 40 - Au. y.) leaves sub-clasping, broad-lanceolate, subserrate, glabrous; radical ones serrate in the middle: stem very branching, glabrous: scales of the calyx lanceolate, lax. shorter than the disk. Flowers many and large, elegant.
Side 84 - EUPATORIUM. Calyx imbricated (rarely simple) oblong: style long, cloven half way down: egret pilose, scabrous, or rough papillose: receptacle naked: seed smooth and glandular, 5-striate.
Side 74 - Calyx 5-leaved or deeply 5-parted ; the two lower divisions remote; corolla personate or ringenl, spurred or with a prominent base; the throat closed with a prominent palate ; capsule ovate, 2-valved, dehiscent at the apex, with reflexed teeth, (snap-dragon, toad flax.) GERAR"DIA.
Side 54 - LIL"IUM. Corolla liliaceous, inferior, 6 petalled ; petals with a longitudinal line from the middle to the base; stamens shorter than the style; stigma undivided ; capsule sub-triangular, with the valves connected by hairs crossing as in a sieve. (lily.) ERrTHRo'wuM.
Side 71 - VERBE'NA. Calyx with one of the teeth truncate; corolla funnel-form, with a curved tube ; border 5-cleft, nearly equal ; seeds 2 or 4, with an extra vanishing tegument ; sometimes 2 stamens are barren, (vervain.) MARRU'BIUM.
Side 390 - ... calyx lanceolate; petals all very entire, veinless; upper one naked, glabrous lateral ones bearded, and with...
Side 4 - ... the most material of which are the following : they grow with a degree of rapidity unknown in other plants, acquiring the volume of many inches in the space of a night, and are frequently meteoric, that is, spring up after storms, or only in particular states of the atmosphere.