Flora Bedfordiensis, Comprehending Such Plants as Grow Wild in the County of Bedford, Arranged According to the System of Linnæus, with Occasional Remarks

W. Smith, 1798 - 351 頁

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第 i 頁 - Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear : Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village- Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The little tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood. Th...
第 iv 頁 - the first female Botanist in the wide circle of the British Dominions'.
第 vii 頁 - But this is only one of the innumerable obligations, for which he is proud to acknowledge himself indebted to her assiduity and attachment.
第 vi 頁 - ... science by so many of the female sex, notwithstanding the disadvantages they labour under from the want of scholastic and technical instruction, is a convincing proof of the liberality with which Nature has endowed the female mind : and how little reason there is to suppose that their intellectual are from any other cause than want of cultivation, in any degree inferior to their personal accomplishments.
第 264 頁 - Shields green yellow, changing to full yellow, border paler, crust greenish, with a tinge of yellow, somewhat tiled.
第 90 頁 - Leaves heart-arrow-shaped, stem nearly upright, without prickles, angles of the seeds even.
第 vi 頁 - Botanical researches which have not only done the the highest honor to themselves, but have eminently contributed to rescue these pursuits, from unmerited reproach, to elevate them into reputation, and to impart to them, if not a superior value, at least a superior currency and fashion. — That such excellence should have been attained in this branch...
第 348 頁 - Crust rather leather-like, stems very short, heads or seeds roundish, white, yellow or scarlet.
第 238 頁 - Capsules cylindrical, lids taper-pointed, fruitstalks terminating, shoot branched, upright, leaves spear-shaped, rather expanding.
第 170 頁 - L. autumnale. Stem branched, fruitstalks scaly, leaves spearshaped, toothed, very entire, smooth.