The story of our museum by Henry HousmanThe story of our museum by Henry Housman

The story of our museum

byHenry Housman

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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. 1881 Excerpt: ...the style, above the germen. (Natural order, Orchidacea.) Early Orchis Marsh Orchis Spotted Orchis Fragrant Orchis Frog Orchis Bee Orchis Fly Orchis Lady's Tresses Tway-blade Bird's-nest Orchis. Helleborine (various). Pastures Marshes Heaths Ditto Ditto Ditto Woods and hills Hills Woods Under beech trees Woods Class XXI.--Afon-acia: stamens and pistils in separate fencers on the same plant. Sedge (various)... Nettle Bryony Lords-and-Ladies (Cuckoo-pint)... Hazel Marshes, fields, hills Everywhere A hedge climber Hedges Hedges and woods Named from the shape of the root, not of the blossom. Class XXII.--Di-cecia: stamens and pistils on different plants. Willow (various) By water Hop Hedges Black Bryony Ditto Mercury Under hedges Frog-bit.... Ponds Class XXIII.--Poly-gamia: stamens and pistils separate or united, on the same or on different plants, and having two different kinds of perianth. Spreading Orache Waste ground Class XXII.--Crypto-gamia: stamens and pistils not visible., The Ferns. As I remarked before, we treated our Ferns as a distinct branch of collecting, and also the Mosses, which are most interesting, besides possessing the additional advantage of having to be sought in winter, when other plants are asleep. The Fungi are also well worth studying, and (with the help of Dr. M. C. Cooke's " British Fungi " f) give you a new interest in the autumn woods. In fact, Ferns, Mosses, Fungi, and land-shells can all be hunted for together. Yet some people call the country dull! The dulness certainly is not on the part of the country; but to enjoy the country you must take an intelligent interest in the things of the country, and it is just to help you to see how interesting and how various they are, that this book has been written. When the calyx ...
Title:The story of our museumFormat:PaperbackDimensions:60 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:May 10, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217898289

ISBN - 13:9780217898287