Florula Bostoniensis: A Collection of Plants of Boston and Its Environs, with Their Generic and Specific Characters, Synonyms, Descriptions, Places of Growth, and Time of Flowering, and Occasional Remarks

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Cummings and Hilliard, 1814 - Počet stran: 268
 

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Strana ii - District Clerk's Office. BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the tenth day of August, AD 1829, in the fifty-fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America, JP Dabney, of the said district, has deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof he claims as author, in the words following, to wit...
Strana 33 - ... ending in four, rounded segments, with black points, on short footstalks, at the angles, just within which are the anthers, resting erect on the end of filaments which are attached to the tube of the corolla within. The style is twice as long as the corolla, tapering, and ending in an ovate stigma. " Button bush, or river bush, is a frequent ornament of the water side, its insulated thickets furnishing a safe retreat for the nests of the black bird, ( Oriolus phceniceus)." "The appearance of...
Strana ii - States entitled an act for the encouragement of learning hy securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the author., and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and also to an act entitled an act supplementary to an act, entitled an act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts and books to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving and...
Strana ii - Florula Bostoniensis. A Collection of Plants of Boston and its Environs, with their Generic and Specific Characters, Synonyms, Descriptions, Places of Growth, and Time of Flowering, and Occasional Remarks, — by Jacob Bigelow, MD, 1814.
Strana 40 - Among the crimson and yellow hues of the falling leaves there is no more remarkable object than the witch-hazel, in the moment of parting with its foliage, putting forth a profusion of gaudy, yellow blossoms, and giving to November the counterfeited appearance of spring.
Strana 135 - ... genus without a calyx should have a calyx of three leaves., Linnaeus, in associating this plant with the Anemonies, considered the calyx from its remoteness to be an involuesum, and not a perianth.
Strana 64 - Fringed Gentian. — This Gentian is exceeded by few native plants, in the delicacy and beauty of its flowers. The stems are divided toward the top into several erect branches. The leaves are opposite, ovate-lanceolate, smaller than in G. Saponaria. Flowers erect on the ends of the branches. Segments of the corolla of a deep fine purple, fringed at the end, expanded in the sun, erect and twisted at other times; one foot high. Found in bloom in moist places in September and October. This is a very...
Strana vi - ... 1814 he brought out the first edition of his Florula Bostoniensis, the book which, mainly in its second edition, has been the manual for New England herborization down to a recent day, or rather to a day which seems to us recent The original volume, of 268 octavo pages, describes the plants which " have been collected during the two last seasons in the vicinity of Boston, within a circuit of from five to ten miles," exceeding those limits only in the case of Magnolia (from Manchester) and one...
Strana ii - Lord 1813, and in the thirty eighth year of the independence of the United States of America, WASHINGTON ALLSTON, Esq.
Strana 209 - Petals four, spreading, the two lateral ones narrower, and somewhat waved or twisted. Nectary a large, purple, inflated bag, veined, villous, and longer than the petals. Style over the base of the nectary, supporting two lateral anthers...

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