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The families of plants with their natural characters, according to the number, figure, situation, and proportion of all parts of fructification by Carl Linnaeus

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Published by Printed by J. Jackson in Lichfield .
Written in English


  • Botany.,
  • Botany -- classification -- 18th Cent.

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StatementTr. from the last ed. (as pub. by Dr. Reichard) of the Genera plantarum, and of the Mantissæ plantarum of the elder Linneus; and from the Supplementum plantarum of the younger Linneus, with all the new families of plants, from Thunberg and l"Heritier. Towhich is prefix"d an accented catalogue of the names of plants, with the adjectives apply"d to them, and other botanic terms, for the purpose of teaching their right pronunciation. By a botanical society at Lichfield.
ContributionsLichfield, Eng. Botanical Society.
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Pagination v (f2) ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16238561M

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