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Icones Plantarum, Volume 2

Series: Icones Plantarum Volume: 2
By: William Jackson Hooker
212 pages, 100 b/w illustrations
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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'.


101. Oligogyne Burchelii
102. Iresine Grandiflora
103. Holothrix Harveiana
104. Cymbidium Plicatum
105. Asplenium Dalhousiae
106. Atropa Glandulosa
107. Atropa Dependens
108. Thibaudia Elliptica
109. Macleania Floribunda
110. Thibaudia Angustifolia
111. Thibaudia Acuminata
112. Sphyrospermum Myrtifolium
113. Aphelandra Acanthifolia
114. Escallonia Polifolia
115. Gymnogramma Vestita
116. Adenaria Parvifolia
117. Pachyphyllum Parvifolium
118. Harveya Capensis
119. Pteris Flexuosa
120. Tephrosia Suberosa
121. Polypodium Biauriculatum
122. Andromeda Phyllyreifolia
123. Capparis Incanescens
124. Niebuhria Linearis
125. Pterospermum Reticulatum
126. Capparis Brevispina
127. Niebuhria Oblongifolia
128. Capparis Pedunculosa
129. Guarea Microphylla
130. Rivina Inaequalis
131. Vaccinium Emirnense
132. Amirola Nitida
133. Pothos Remotiflorus
134. Vaccinium Secundiflorum
135. Gymnostomum Setifolium
136. Weissia Campylocarpa
137. Hamadryas Andicola
138. Coccinia Indica
139. Ilex Microphylla
140. Clavija Spathulata
141. Bauhinia Racemosa
142. Brachyris Ramosissima
143. Sterculia Colorata
144. Shutheria Glabrata
145. Gymnopsis Uniserialis
146. Hymenoxys? Linearifolia
147. Brachyris Microcephala
148. Palafoxia Texana
149. Ilex Crassifolia
150. Aira Antartica
151. Lindernia Capensis
152. Clitoria Viridjflora
153. Vallaris Pergularia
154. Elaeocarpus Coriaceus
155. Elaeocarpus Pubescens
156. Mimosa Rubicaulis
157. Acrotrema Uniflorum
158. Marchantia Trichocephala
159. Acacia Sertiformis
160. Acacia Translucens
161. Acadia Hispidula
162. Lycopodium Lepidophyllum
163. Lycopodium Lepidophyllum
164. Acacia Buxifolia
165. Acacia Cunninghamii
166. Acacia Setigera
167. Acacia Anceps
168. Acacia Neurocarpa
169. Acacia Dolabriformis
170. Acacia Cultriformis
171. Acacia Fraseri
172. Acacia Lycopodiifolia
173. Ranunculus Sagittaefolius
174. Neurocalyx Zeylanicus
175. Pothos Scandens
176. Anemone Wightiana
177. Catasetum Cristatum, var. monstrosum
178. Crataeva Roxburghii
179. Dicranum Jamesoni
180. Douglasia Nivalis
181. Capparis Diversifolia
182. Euphorbia Aphylla
183. Antigramma Repanda
184. Diplazium Cordifolium
185. Lomaria Fraseri
186. Lycopodium Jussieui
187. Trichomanes Montanum
188. Indigofera Aspalathoides
189. Rhynchosia Rufescens
190. Anemia Gardneri
191. Adiantum Dolabriforme
192. Cladonia Perfilata
193. Lindsaea Macrophylla
194. Polytrichum Semilamellatum
195. Lisianthus Frigidus
196. Lisianthus Daturoides
197. Acrostichum Squamipes
198. Geranium Cuneatum
199. Fenzlia Dianthiflora
200. Hugelia Virgata

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Series: Icones Plantarum Volume: 2
By: William Jackson Hooker
212 pages, 100 b/w illustrations
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