Saxifragearum enumeratio: Accedunt Revisiones plantarum succulentarum

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Wood, 1821 - 269 Seiten
 

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Seite ix - ... ingenious manner still renders a valuable service to the science. It will probably be thought that too many new genera are here made, and from discrepancies too often resulting from habit, and too seldom from character. * The author begs leave here to refer to what he has said in another place; viz. that it is not a botanist who actually makes genera. He merely attempts by his art to discriminate those which the mighty hands of his own Maker have already made, and sealed, each as it were with...
Seite vi - ... that a geologist might say they are evidently all of the same formation. Such the author believes all true genera really to be, while their species and varieties depend on characters of less importance. Such groupes usually themselves point out a common name, which again reciprocally points out the groupe; they...
Seite 99 - Meseftibryanthemum. 99 brated garden of Oxford, by the Regius Professor of Botany, Dr. Williams ; together with cuttings of all the other Mesembryanthema then living in that collection : which, I conceive there is every presumptive reason to suppose, are the legitimate descendants of the far-famed Sherardian stock at Eltham ; and which shine so conspicuously in the works of Dillenius.
Seite xi - For, the kingdoms and the counties in one case, like the genera and species in the other, mutually approximate, not merely at one point, but almost invariably at many. Thus...
Seite 35 - Saxifraga. 35 bristle-pointed segments ; their base elongated ; the uppermost linear and undivided. Flowerstalks very long and naked.
Seite viii - Botanists to what he has said in another place : viz. " That it is not a Botanist who actually makes genera. He merely attempts, by his art, to discriminate those which the mighty hands of his own Maker have...
Seite 62 - ... dentibus acutis mucronatis, calycibus brevibus villosis, petalis linearibus calyce duplo longioribus, staminibus exertis.

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