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Hemsley, W. Botting (William Botting), 1843-1924.
Biologia Centrali-Americana, or, Contributions to the knowledge of the fauna and flora of Mexico and Central America. Botany.
London : Published for the editors by R.H. Porter ... and Dulau & Co. ..., 1879-88
|All Authors / Contributors:||
W Botting Hemsley; Joseph Dalton Hooker; William T Thiselton-Dyer; W H Fitch; Caroline Salvin; Edward Weller; Hanhart (Lithographers); Jay I. Kislak Collection (Library of Congress); Carnegie Institution of Washington. Division of Plant Biology,
|Notes:||"Cycadaceae," by W.T. Thiselton-Dyer: v. 3, p. 190-195.
Plates include botanical drawings/paintings by C.O. Salvin and W.H. Fitch, lithographed by W.H. Fitch and Hanhart, imp. Map signed: Edw'd Weller, lith.
Two plates are numbered "41."
Index: vol. 4, p. -498.
|Description:||5 v. : ill., map (110 [i.e. 111] plates (some col.)) ; 33 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Commentary on the Introduction and Appendix. Enumeration of the Polypetalae, with descriptions of new species --
2. Enumeration of the Gamopetalae, with descriptions of new species --
3. Enumeration of the Incompletae, Monocotyledones, and Cryptogamic Vasculares, with descriptions of new species. 4. Supplementum: additamenta, emendata et corrigenda. Cozumel Island, enumeration of a small collection of plants made in 1885 by Mr. G.F. Gaumer. A list of plants from Holbox, Mugeres, Cozumel, and Ruatan Islands ... collected by Mr. G.F. Gaumer in 1886. Costa-Rican ferns. Appendix: A sketch of the history of the botanical exploration of Mexico and Central America. Outlines of the geography and the prominent features of the flora of Mexico and Central America ... Bibliography. Index, vols. I --
5. List of plates. Plates I --
CX & XLI.
|Series Title:||Biologia Centrali-Americana.|
Contributions to the knowledge of the fauna and flora of Mexico and Central America
|Responsibility:||by W. Botting Hemsley, A.L.S. ... and A commentary on the introduction and appendix, by Sir J.D. Hooker, late director of the Royal Gardens, Kew ; edited by F. Ducane Godman and Osbert Salvin.|