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Identifier: classbookbotany00wood
Title: A class-book of botany, designed for colleges, academies, and other seminaries ... Illustrated by a flora of the northern, middle, and western states; particularly of the United States north of the Capitol, lat. 38 3/4
Year: 1848 (1840s)
Authors: Wood, Alphonso, 1810-1881
Subjects: Botany Plants -- United States Plants -- Canada
Publisher: Boston, Crocker & Brewster
Contributing Library: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden
Digitizing Sponsor: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden


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lows: 1. Campanulate (bell-shaped), having the tube wide, andswelhng abruptly at the base, as in the bell-flower (Cam-panula). 2. Infundibuliform- (funnel-form), tubular at the base, butgi-adually enlarging towards the border. Ex. morning glory,tobacco. 3. Hijpocrateriform (salver-fomi), the tube ending abruptly ina border spreading horizontally. Ex. Plilox. 4. Rotate (Avheel-form), limb regular, or nearly so, spreading,with a very short or imperceptible tube. Ex. mullein. 5. Labiate (hpped). This corolla has its limb deeply cleft 5 48 THE FLOWER. into two irregular segments, called the upper and lower lip. Ifthe Ups be widely separate, they are said to be ringent {ringOyto grin). Ex. monkey-flower. If the upper and lower sides arepressed together, j^crsofiate (^persona, a mask); Ex. snap dragon.If the upper lip is arched, it is termed the helmet or galea. Ex.Lamium. This form of the corolla almost universally char-acterizes the plants of the large and important natural orderLabiata?.

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FIG. 14. — Forms of corollas; 1, Campanula rotundifolia; 2, tobacco ; 3, Convolvulus;4j Veronica ; 5, sage ; 6, Gaultheria procumbens ; 7, Phlox ; 8, cabbage ; 9, rose; 10, LalhjTus. 10-5. Several forms of polypetalons corollas have also re-ceived appropriate names, and are described as follows. Thelast only is hregular. 1. Cruciform {crux, a cross), consisting of four petals spread-ing at right angles to each other. Plants with this corolla con-stitute the large natural order Cruciferse, vvhich corresponds tothe l5th class in the artificial aiTaugement. Of this kind is themustard (Sinapis). 2. Rosaceous, like the rose. A regular corolla, consisting offive or more petals, spreading horizontally, attached to thereceptacle by very short claws. Ex. rose, apple. 3. ii7mceow5, lik« the lily. The Perianth consists of six parts,each gradually bending outwards in such a manner as to resem-ble the campanulate. Ex. lily, tuhp (Fig. 4). NECTARY. 49 4. Caryophyllaceous, like the pink. Tliis co


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