Synopsis Filicum: Or a Synopsis of All Known Ferns...

Robert Hardwicke, 1868 - 482 Seiten

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Seite 1 - Ophioglossaceae (chiefly derived from the Kew Herbarium), accompanied by Figures representing the Essential Characters of each Genus. Second Edition, brought up to the Present Time. 8vo, cloth, £i 2s.
Seite 204 - ... broad, narrowly lanceolate-oblong, with 12 to 20 horizontal pinnae on each side, which are 3 to 4 cm. long, 1 cm. broad, bluntish or acute at the point, more or less deeply inciso-crenate throughout, the two sides unequal, the upper one at the base narrowed suddenly at about a right angle, the lower one obliquely truncate; lower pinnae often deflexed; texture herbaceous; rachis firm, grayish; veins simple or once forked; sori falling short of both edge and midrib. Mountains of Panay, Steere....
Seite 5 - The formation of this fine collection is mainly due to the exertions and ability of Mr. John Smith, who for forty-three years held an important position among the officers of the Royal Gardens. His knowledge of Ferns, and his writings upon them, justly entitle him to rank among the most distinguished Pteridologists of the present day.
Seite 6 - Index filicum; a synopsis, with characters, of the genera, and an enumeration of the species of ferns, with synonymes, references, &c.
Seite 200 - ... deflexed, the point obtuse, the edge inciso-crenate, the upper side auricled and narrowed suddenly at the base, the lower truncate in a straight line; texture herbaceous; rachis glossy, nearly black; veins mostly once forked; sori in two unequal parallel rows.
Seite 90 - Invol. ample, coriaceous, suborbicular or reniform, attached by a broad base, the apex and sides free.
Seite 176 - Invol. formed of the reflexed margin of the frond, those of the two sides meeting against the midrib. A very anomalous genus, regarded by some as a distinct suborder and placed by others in Polypodiese.
Seite 190 - Sort linear or linear-oblong, sunk in cavities of the frond, placed in single rows parallel with and contiguous to the midribs of the pinna; and pinnules.
Seite 302 - Sori round, arising from the apex of the upper branch of a vein, usually near the margin. Veins free. [Greek, referring to the shape of the indusium.] About 12 species, natives of tropical and warm-temperate regions. Type species: Polypodium exaltatum L. 1. Nephrolepis exaltata (L.) Schott. S WORD-FERN. (Fig. 467.) Petioles 4'-6...
Seite 214 - Stem tufted, 3 — 4 in. long, erect, naked, polished, ebeneous below ; frond 4 to 6 in. each way, deltoid, the upper part sinuated only, the lower cut down to the rachis into distinct pinnae, of which the lowest pair is much the largest, the pinnules on the lower side sometimes 2 in.

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