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

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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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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; sma...

Format: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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