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Icones Plantarum, Volume 8

Series: Icones Plantarum Volume: 8
By: William Jackson Hooker
214 pages, 100 b/w illustrations
Icones Plantarum, Volume 8
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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'.


701. Trichomanes Elongatum
702. Trichomanes Giganteum
703. Trichomanes Polyanthos
704. Trichomanes Smithii
705. Trichomanes Melanorhizon
706. Hemitelia Lindeni
707. Hibiscus (Abelmoscus) Tulipaeflorus
708. Hibiscus (Abelmoscus) Tulipaeflorus
709. Hostmannia Elvasioides
710. Philagonia Fraxinifolia
711. Euthemis Leucocarpa
712. Gomphia Sumatrana
713. Jamesonia Cinnamomea
714. Juncus Andicola
715. Acrostichum (Elaphoglossum) Cardiophyllum
716. Siphocampylus Giganteus
717. Vaccinium Muscicola
718. Apphelandra Carduifolia
719. Polypodium Subcrenatum
720. Polypodium (Marginaria) Punctulatum
721. Polypodium Chrysolepis
722. Boronia Rhomboidea
723. Lycium Quitense
724. Phebalium Grandiflorum
725. Villarsia Involucrata
726. Xanthosia Ciliata
727. Phebalium Squamuligerum
728. Triglochin Centrocarpum
729. Rubus Pulcherrimus
730. Rubus Pulcherrimus
731. Triglochin Calcitrapa
732. Meconopsis Heterophylla
733. Agalmyla Staminea
734. Agalmyla Staminea
735. Cyrtandra Pendula
736. Cyrtandra Pendula
737. Phascum Cristatum
738. Schistidium Arcuatum
739. Weissia Pallens
740. Vaccinium Javanicum
741. Rubus Lobbianus
742. Rubus Lobbianus
743. Loranthus Macranthus
744. Loranthus Macranthus
745. Ranunculus Peruvianus
746. Hookeria Fissidentoides
747. Aralia Polaris
748. Leptotheca Speciosa
749. Ppolypodium (Eupolypodium) Onustum
750. Baccharis Ferruginea
751. Sinapidendron Gracile
752. Sinapidendron Vogelii
753. Melhania Leprieurii
754. Lotus Brunneri
755. Melhania Leprieurii
756. Paronychia Illecebroides
757. Lotus Purpureus
758. Microdesmis Puberula
759. Cocculus Macranthus
760. Glyphaea Grewioides
761. Sapota Marginata
762. Campanula (Medium) Jacobaea
763. Phaca Vogelii
764. Phagnalon Melanoleucum
765. Sonchus Daltoni
766. Rhabdotheca Picridioides
767. Uvaria Vogelii
768. Sarcostemma Daltoni
769. Ritchiea Erecta
770. Ritchiea Erecta
771. Psorospermum Tenuifolium
772. Echium Stenosiphon
773. Ochtocosmus Africanus
774. Acridocarpus Corymbosus
775. Schmidelia Monophylla
776. Campylanthus Benthami
777. Hugonia Planchoni
778. Apodytes Beninensis
779. Cleistanthus Polystachyus
780. Natalia Paullinioides
781. Uncaria Africana
782. Gardenia Vogelii
783. Gardenia Vogelii
784. Leucomphalos Capparideus
785. Oxyanthus Formosus
786. Oxyanthus Formosus
787. Nauclea Platanocarpa
788. Milletia Macrophylla
789. Milletia Macrophylla
790. Afzelia Bracteata
791. Afzelia Bracteata
792. Chailletia Floribunda
793. Anthocleista Vogelii
794. Anthocleista Vogelii
795. Usteria Guineensis
796. Codonanthus Alternifolia
797. Amanoa Bracteosa
798. Dicranolepis Distichas
799. Napoleona Vogelii
800. Napoleona Vogelii

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Series: Icones Plantarum Volume: 8
By: William Jackson Hooker
214 pages, 100 b/w illustrations
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