By Klaus H. Carl
Mega sq. Herbarium relies at the paintings of Basilius Besler, the well-known plant specialist who, for the 1st time in historical past, defined, painted and engraved over 1000 species of crops. His drawings are of significant clinical in addition to inventive price, and supply vibrant insights into Europe's eclectic flowers. This Mega sq. version would be the perfect present, featuring an engaging and weird topic in a small and useful structure.
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I. Tulipa specie Late White-flowered Tulip Liliaceae II. Allium moly Golden Garlic [Lily Leek] Liliaceae III. Allium victorialis Victory Onion [Alpine Leek] Liliaceae 56 It is convenient to place a small envelope gummed to an upper corner of the sheet containing any flowers, seeds or leaves needed microscopical for dissection examination, or especially where the fixation of the specimen means it is impossible to examine the leaves for oil-receptacles and where seed is apt to escape from ripe capsules and be lost.
Tulipa specie Late red multi-flora Tulip Liliaceae II. Leucojum aestivum Summer Snowflake Amaryllidaceae III. Narcissus specie White one-flowered Daffodil Amaryllidaceae 54 After mounting, the designation of each species, the date and place of gathering and the name of the collector are written on the sheet, either on a label or directly onto the paper, usually in the right-hand corner. Other details as to habit, local abundance, soil and claim to be indigenous may be written on the back of the sheet or on a slip of writing paper attached to its edge.
Ranunculus aconitifolius Aconite-leafed Ranunculus Ranunculaceae II. Trollius europaeus Globe-flower Ranunculaceae III. Ranunculus bulbosus Double-flowered Bulbous Buttercup Ranunculaceae 38 Specimens of flowering plants and vascular cryptograms are generally mounted on sheets of stout smooth paper, of uniform quality; the size adopted at Kew is 43 cm long by 28 cm wide, that of the British Museum is slightly larger. I. ) Proliferous Persian Buttercup Ranunculaceae II. Ranunculus specie Double-flowered Persian Buttercup Ranunculaceae III.