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Icones Plantarum, Volume 1

Series: Icones Plantarum Volume: 1
By: William Jackson Hooker
214 pages, 100 b/w illustrations
Icones Plantarum, Volume 1
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A reprint of a classical work in the Cambridge Library Collection.

This world-famous work was begun by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1785-1865) in 1837, and the ten volumes reissued here were produced under his authorship until 1854, at which point his son, Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911) continued the work of publication. Hooker's own herbarium, or collection of preserved plant specimens, was so extensive that at one point he stored it in one house and lived in another; it was left to the nation on his death. Each volume contains 100 line drawings of plants, and each is accompanied by a full Latin description, with notes in English on habitat and significant features. The order of the plants in each volume is not systematic, but two 'indexes' at the beginning provide plant lists, in alphabetical order and 'arranged according to the natural orders'.


1. Anemone Hepaticifolia
2. Corraea Backhousiana
3. Corraea Ferruginea
4. Ophiglossum Palmatum
5. Gyrinops Walla
6. Aquilaria Agallocha
7. Samadera Indica
8. Todea Pellucida
9. Pernettia Pumila
10. Clematis Bojeri
11. Sphaeria Robertsii
12. Aextoxicum Punctatum
13. Viola Cotyledon
14. Ledocarpum Reynoldsii
15. Osmunda Vachelii
16. Donatia Magellanica
17. Musci Indici
18. Musci Indici continued
19. Musci Indici continued
20. Musci Indici continued
21. Musci Indici continued
22. Musci Indici continued
23. Musci Indici continued
24. Musci Indici continued
25. Polytrichum Dendroides
26. Lycopodium Mathewsii
27. Arbutus Xalapensis
28. Cleomella Mexicana
29. Arbutus Discolor
30. Prionotes Americana
31. Draba Dentata
32. Cremolobus Rhomboideus
33. Desfontainia Spinosa
34. Bryum (Pohlia) Pellucens
35. Draba Violacea
36. Lycopodium Rufescens
37. Dendromecon Rigidum
38. Platystigma Lineare
39. Thysanocarpus Elegans
40. Streptanthus Glandulosus
41. Lepidium Latipes
42. Thysanocarpus Pusillus
43. Tropidocarpum Gracile
44. Streptanthus Flavescens
45. Leucolaena Peltigera
46. Rubus Rosaeflorus
47. Cheiranthera Linearis
48. Cremolobus Peruvianus
49. Viola Chrysantha
50. Pleurothalis Cauliflora
51. Stenoglossum Subulatum
52. Tropidocarpum Scabriusculum
53. Drosera Menziesii
54. Drosera Lunata
55. Pleurothallis Truncata
56. Drosera Arcturi
57. Phebalium Retusum
58. Cardamine Heterophylla
59. Phebalium Montanum
60. Eriostemon Obcordatum
61. Gentiana Jamesoni
62. Stelis Lamellata
63. Conohoria Castaefolia
64. Antonia Pilosa
65. Fuschia Dependens
66. Gaultheria Lanigera
67. Viola Glandulifera
68. Baccharis Scolopendra
69. Polypodium Surucuchensis
70. Polypodium Murorum
71. Leucodon Bartramioides
72. Lathyrus Gladiatus
73. Viscum Incanum
74. Bassia Microphylla
75. Argyroxiphium Sandwicense
76. Dalibarda Lobata
77. Clematis Pimpinellifolia
78. Clematis Anethifolia
79. Clematis Trifida
80. Clematis Oligophylla
81. Cremolobus Pubescens
82. Campylanthera Fraseri
83. Pharnaceum Semiquinquefidum
84. Polypodium Myriocarpum
85. Lycopodium Pichinchense
86. Polypodium Tweedianum
87. Vaccinium Cereum
88. Asplenium Fragrans
89. Lycopodium Scariosum
90. Lycopodium Pendulinum
91. Peperomia Margaritifera
92. Gleichenia Simplex
93. Davallia Serraeformis
94. Prockia Completa
95. Blechnum Pectinatum
96. Acrostichum Flabellatum
97. Blechnum Pubescens
98. Lindsaea Elegans
99. Cremolobus Sinuatus
100. Cremolobus Pinnatifidus

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Series: Icones Plantarum Volume: 1
By: William Jackson Hooker
214 pages, 100 b/w illustrations
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