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. 1884 Excerpt: ...placentation; style 1. Fruit capsular or rarely baccate. Seeds generally numerous, albuminous. Illustrative Genera: --Verbascum, Linn.; ...
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. 1884 Excerpt: ...placentation; style 1. Fruit capsular or rarely baccate. Seeds generally numerous, albuminous. Illustrative Genera: --Verbascum, Linn.; Antirrhinum, Tourn.; Linaria, Tourn.; Scrophularia. Linn.; Veronica, Tourn.; Digitalis, Linn. Sub-class IV. Monochlamydec e cr Incompletce. Polygonace., the Buckwheat Order.--Character. Herbs or rarely shrubs. Leaves alternate, simple, com Fig. 202. Fig. 203. Fig. 202. Leaf and piece of stem of Polygonum Hydropiper. I. Lamina or blade. p. Petiole. d. Oclireaceons or sheathing stipules. Fig. 203. Flower of a species of Polygonum. Fig. 204. Pistil of a species of Rumex. Fig. 205. Vertical section of the orthotropous ovule of a species of Polygonum. ch. Chalaza. prim. Primine. sec. Secundine. n. Nucleus. s. Embryo sac. m. Micropyle. nionly with ochreate stipules (Jig. 202) above the swollen joints of the stem, or rarely exstipulate. Flowers perfect (fig. 203) or sometimes unisexual. Calyx1 inferior (fig. 203), of from 3--6 sepals, more or less persistent, imbricate. Stamens few (fig. 203), hypogynous or rarely perigynous; anthers dehiscing longitudinally. Ovary superior (fig. 203), 1-celled: styles and stigmas 2--3 (figs. 203 and 204); ovule solitary, erect, orthotropous (fig. 205). Fruit usually a triangular nut. and commonly enveloped in the persistent calyx (fig. 206, p). Seed solitary, erect (figs. 206 and 207), and generally Fig. 206. Vertical section of the fruit of a species of Rumex. p. En1arged calyx surrounding the fruit. The fruit contains a single erect orthotropous seed. The embryo is inverted or antitropous. Fig. 207. Vertical section of the fruit and solitary erect orthotropous seed of a species of Dock (Rumex), with the enlarged calyx removed. ov. Pericarp. mic. Micropyle. pi. Embryo, which is inverted or antitr..
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