The Musci and Hepaticae of the United States east of the Mississippi river by William Starling Sullivant

The Musci and Hepaticae of the United States east of the Mississippi river

byWilliam Starling Sullivant

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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. 1856 Excerpt: ...operculum conie, acute; perichsctial leaves striate.--Boots of trees, in wet places. (Eu.) 2. Li. obscura, Hedw. Monoecious; smaller than No. 1; ramification the same; leaves ovate or oblong-ovate, rather obtuse, opaque, the margins below recurved; costa reaching to the apex; capsule erect, oblong-clliptical; operculum short, conic; cilia of tho inner peristomo perforated.--On trees, within reach of floods: fruits copiously. (Tab. V.) 3. Im microcarpa, W. P. Sch. in litt. Monoecious; stems subpinnately branched; leaves ovate or oval, concave, long and slenderly acuminate, spreading, rather lax; costa reaching nearly to the point; capsule oval-oblong.--(L. nervosa, Muse. Alleghan., No. 69.) On roots of trees, in wet woods, near Montgomery, Alabama.--Very near the European L. nervosa, but a more flaecid plant, its leaves more spreading, not so recurved on the margins, nor so attenuated at the point.; the costa extending higher up; capsule not cylindrical; peristome smaller and lighter-colored, the interior more imperfect; and mainly the inflorescence different. "4. L. rostrata, Hedw. Dioecious; branches erect, erowded, fasciculate, terete; leaves closely imbricating, ovate-lanceolate, long and slenderly acuminate, papillose on both surfaces, the margins broadly recurved below; costa pellucid, vanishing below the apex; capsule oval-oblong; operculum rostrate.--Woods, in dense and extensive mats, on the base of trees: frequent. (Eu.) J 5. L. I denticulata, Sulliv. Dioecious; branches ascending, erowded, somewhat compressed; leaves closely imbricating, slightly secund, concave, ovate, suddenly and rather long acuminate, denticulate, ecostate; areolation oval; capsule oblong; operculum obliquely rostrate. (Muse. Alleghan., No. 62.)--Base of trees; not uncomm...

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Title:The Musci and Hepaticae of the United States east of the Mississippi riverFormat:PaperbackDimensions:54 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.11 inPublished:May 20, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217098479

ISBN - 13:9780217098472

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