The Botany of the Voyage of H.M.S. Sulphur. Under Captain Ed. Belcher the Botanical Descriptions by George Bentham

9781235625299: The Botany of the Voyage of H.M.S. Sulphur. Under Captain Ed. Belcher the Botanical Descriptions by George Bentham
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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. 1846. Excerpt: ... petiolo 3-5 lin. longo. Inflorescentia et flores parvi fere Z. vulgarit. Stamina longitudinc calycis. Petala subbreviora, obovato-oblonga, convoluta. Fructns non vidi. 125. Gouania corylifolia Raddi.--DC. Prod. 2. p. 39.--Columbia. I can see no difference of specific importance between these specimens and the common Brazilian form, but the genus is at present in so much confusion that it is doubtful whether both may not be referable to some of the older described species. The fruit is acutely three-winged. Anacardiaceje. 126. Rhus terebinthifolia, Schlecht. Linnaea, 5. p. 600.--Tepic. 127. Rhus macrophylla, Hook, et Arn. Bot. Beech, p. 413.--Acapulco. 128. Mangifera indica, Linn.--DC. Prod. 2. p. 63.--Panama, Columbia, Guayaquil. 129. Anacardium occidentale, Linn.--DC. Prod. 2. p. 62.--Panama to Guayaquil. 130. Rhinocarpus excelsus, Humb. et Kunth.--Anacardium rhinocarpus. DC. Prod. 2. p. 62.--Columbia. 131. Spondiaspurpurea, Linn.?--DC.? Prod. 2. p. 75.--Guayaquil. Connaraceje. 132. Omphalobii? vel Connari? sp.--Isle of Taboga, Bay of Panama. The specimen is a very indifferent one in fruit only, apparently differing from Omphalobium Perrottetii in the smaller size of the folioles, and in the fruit covered with a dense rusty down. The calyx is that of Omphalobium, but the specimen is insufficient to determine the genus with certainty. Leguminos:. 133. Crotalaria Hooheriana, Alph. DC. 8. Not. PI. Rar. Gen. p. 23.--Tepic. Scarcely different from C. oralis of Pursh. 134. Crotalaria buplevrifolia, Schlecht. Linnaea, 5. p. 575.--Hook. Ic. P1. t. 382.--Tepic. 135. Crotalaria Tepicana, Hook, et Arn. Bot Beech, p. 414.--Tepic. 136. Crotalaria longirostrata, Hook, et Arn. Bot. Beech, p. 285 and 414.--Acapulco; and a variety with the leaflets from an inch to an inc...

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George Bentham was a notable taxonimist and the nephew of the great Utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham.

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