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Excerpt from Illustrated dictionary of botanical terms

John Lindley

Excerpt from Illustrated dictionary of botanical terms

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Published by School of Earth Sciences, Stanford University in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Lindley ... With an introd. by Alice Eastwood.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK9 .L73
    The Physical Object
    Pagination346-383 p.
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5598844M
    LC Control Number68004818

    In plant morphology, a cataphyll (sometimes also called a cataphyllum, or cataphyll leaf) is a reduced, small leaf. Many plants have both "true leaves" (euphylls) which perform the majority of photosynthesis, and cataphylls that are modified to perform other specialized ylls include bracts, bracteoles, and bud scales, as well as any small leaves that resemble scales, which are.


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Excerpt from Illustrated Botany: Containing a Floral Dictionary, and a Glossary of Scientific Terms Meaning of Botany - N umber of species known - Definition of a species - Varieties - Genera how formed - Marks of the Rose genus - What constitutes a genus - Specific differences - N umber of genera - Higher modes of grouping - First ten classes of Linneus how known - Derivation of Author: John B.

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A Dictionary of Botanical Terms John Stevens Henslow ( – ) was a botanist and geologist. As teacher, mentor and friend to Charles Darwin, it was his introduction that secured for Darwin the post of naturalist on the voyage of the Beagle.

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