Botanical Sentence Examples
The botanical gardens of Brazil are developing into permanent exhibitions of the flora of the regions in which they are located.
Besides the Belt there are several parks and reserves, including botanical and acclimatization gardens, the so-called Ocean Beach, and two race-courses.
In addition to this, Helen has built me a herbarium, a little room fitted up with closets for my plants, shelves for my botanical books, and a great table whereon to manipulate them all.
So much, indeed, does the character of the herbage vary from plot to plot that the effect may fairly be described as kaleidoscopic. Repeated analyses have shown how greatly both the botanical constitution and the chemical composition of the mixed herbage vary according to the description of manure applied.
It stands on a wooded hill, its botanical gardens commanding a fine view westward of the bay and rock of St Michel.Advertisement
I didn't press her as we entered Lauritzen Gardens, and strolled the paths of public Botanical Park.
Nearly akin to these are several other forms of little but botanical interest; not _ far removed is the black or dyer's oak, F rom Isotschy op. c i t.
The same belief is shown in the botanical names applied to many plants, e.g.
The public buildings include the palace of the governor-general, situated in a spacious botanical and zoological garden, the large military hospital, the cathedral of St Joseph, the Paul Bert college, and the theatre.
Besides other open spaces there is Burger's park, originally planned, during the first British occupation, as a botanical garden.Advertisement
Whatever may be its true botanical name it is the plant known in commerce as " Sea Island " cotton, owing to its introduction and successful cultivation in the Sea Islands and the coastal districts of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida.
On the whole, greater weight is due to the evidence from botanical sources than to that derived from philology, particularly since the discovery both of the wild almond and of a form like a wild peach in Afghanistan.
Connected with it are a library of 150,000 volumes and Boo MSS., a chemical laboratory, a zoological museum, a gynaecological institute, an ophthalmological school, a botanical garden and at Eldena (a seaside resort on the Baltic) an agricultural school.
Thus the botanical evidence seems to indicate that the wild almond is the source of cultivated almonds, peaches and nectarines, and consequently that the peach was introduced from Asia Minor or Persia, whence the name Persica given to the peach; and Aitchison's discovery in Afghanistan of a form which reminded him of a wild peach lends additional force to this view.
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In the following sections the botanical sense of the word is followed, the term being used generally as opposed to animals.
This well-marked sub-region has a deeper interest than the botanical.
Considerable difficulty is encountered in attempting to draw up a botanical classification of the species of Gossypium.
He also edited the Cottage Calendar, the Horticultural Register and the Botanical Magazine.
Adjoining the governor's residence are the botanical gardens, where many European plants are tested with a view to acclimatization.Advertisement
There are large herbaria at the British Museum and at the Royal Gardens, Kew, and smaller collections at the botanical institutions at the principal British universities.
Of those in the United States of America, the chief, formed by Asa Gray, is the property of Harvard university; there is also a large one at the New York Botanical Garden.
The herbarium at Melbourne, Australia, under Baron Muller, attained large proportions; and that of the Botanical Garden of Calcutta is noteworthy as the repository of numerous specimens described by writers on Indian botany.
In connexion with the university is a botanical garden; with the national sanitary service, a biological laboratory, and special services for small-pox, glanders and yellow fever.
The city owned in 1905 about 290 acres of parks and "open spaces," the chief being Roath Park of Too acres (including a botanical garden of 15 acres), Llandaff fields of 70 acres, and Cathays Park of 60 acres, which was acquired in 1900 mainly with the view of placing in it the chief public buildings of the town.Advertisement
Facing the botanical gardens a new central post-office, in the Renaissance style, was built in 1887.
On the north-east side of the suburb of St Georg a botanical museum and laboratory have been established.
True caoutchouc, the principal constituent of all rubbers, is probably essentially one and the same substance, from whatever botanical source it may have been derived.
The violets comprise a large botanical genus (Viola) - in which more than 200 species have been described - found principally in temperate or mountain regions of the northern hemisphere; they also occur in mountainous districts of South America and South and Tropical Africa, while a few are found in Australasia.
Brazil not only is marvellously rich in botanical species, but included at the beginning of the 10th century the largest area of virgin forest on the surface of the earth.
The use of tramways for the transportation of passengers in cities dates from 1868, when the first section of the Botanical Garden line of Rio de Janeiro was opened to traffic. The line was completed with its surplus earnings and continued under the control of the American company which built it until 1882, when it was sold to a Brazilian company.
The city proper occupies two indented tongues of land, having a water frontage on Port Jackson, and extending from Rushcutter's Bay on the east to Blackwattle Bay on the west, a distance of 8 m., nearly two miles of which is occupied by the Domain and the botanical gardens.
Adjoining are two smaller parks, Cook Park and Philip Park, while north of these stretches the Domain and the botanical gardens.
The botanical gardens on the southern shores of Farm Cove are the finest in the Commonwealth and are distinguished for their immense collection of exotics.
The delay in the establishment of the doctrine of organic evolution was due, not to the ignorant and unobservant, but to the leaders of zoological and botanical science.
The walnut is mentioned in the earliest British botanical writings, and is supposed to have been introduced by the Romans.
Its botanic collection contains the famous Vienna herbarium, while to the university is attached a fine botanical garden.
The city possesses also an academy of the fine arts, with a gallery of paintings; and the university a library of 120,000 volumes, a natural history museum, botanical garden and agricultural schools.
Godin, a member of the French commission for measuring an arc of the meridian near Quito, became professor of mathematics at San Marcos in 1750; and the botanical expeditions sent out from Spain gave further zest to scientific research.
The botanical garden, with its large palm-house, the Hofgarten, surrounded with arcades containing frescoes of Greek landscapes by Rottmann, and the Maximilian park to the east of the Isar, complete the list of public parks.
There are here a cathedral and a botanical garden.
Other educational establishments are Queen's University, replacing the old Queen's College (1849) under the Irish Universities Act 1908; the Presbyterian and the Methodist Colleges, occupying neighbouring sites close to the extensive botanical gardens, the Royal Academical Institution, and the Municipal Technical Institute.
The Camoens grotto, where the exiled poet found leisure to celebrate the achievements of his ungrateful country, lies in a secluded spot to the north of the town, which has been partly left in its native wildness strewn with huge granite boulders and partly transformed into a fine botanical garden.
Among the public institutions of the city should be mentioned the public library, picture gallery, botanical garden, and the institute for the making of stained glass.
Buitenzorg is the usual residence of the governor-general of the Dutch East Indies, and is further remarkable on account of its splendid botanical garden and for its popularity as a health !resort.
Between this and 1880 a museum, a school of agriculture, and a culture garden were added, and since then library, botanical, chemical, and pharmacological laboratories, and a herbarium have been established.
Besides a good picture gallery in the Ratshof, and the 13thcentury church of St John, Yuriev possesses a university, with an observatory, an art museum, a botanical garden and a library of 250,000 volumes, which are housed in a restored portion of the cathedral, burned down in 1624.
It is significant that botanical notes are added to the poem, and that its eulogies of scientific men are frequent.
In 1738 he was made a knight of the Thistle, and for several years lived in retirement in Bute, engaged in agricultural and botanical pursuits.
He engraved privately about 1785 at enormous expense Botanical Tables containing the Different Familys of British Plants, while The Tabular Distribution of British Plants (1787) is also attributed to him.
It is chiefly distinguished for its mathematical and philosophical studies, and possesses a famous observatory, established in 1811 by Frederick William Bessel, a library of about 240,000 volumes, a zoological museum, a botanical garden, laboratories and valuable mathematical and other scientific collections.
It has a number of admirable public buildings, while, among several parks and recreation grounds, mention must be made of the fine botanical garden, 750 acres in extent, where, in Lake Wendouree, pisciculture is carried on with great success.
The extensive gardens which occupy the hillside behind the palace are adorned with fountains and cascades; the botanical garden contains manytrees from northern climates.
A new era dawned on botanical classification with the work of Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748-1836).
At an early age Antoine became botanical demonstrator in the Jardin des Plantes, and was thus led to devote his time to the science of botany.
This opened up a new field of research, and led the way in the study of Cryptogamic reproduction, which has since been much advanced by the labours of numerous botanical inquiries.
The archipelago, in effect, is divided between two great regions, the Asiatic and the Australian, and the fact is evident in various branches of its geography - zoological, botanical, and even human.
In the New Buildings, or the Lybed quarter, are the university and the botanical gardens.
During his professoriate he wrote many scientific and popular works, besides contributing largely to the Botanical Register, of which he was editor for many years, and to the Gardener's Chronicle, in which he had charge of the horticultural department from 1841.
Around the city lie five great parks - Royal Park, in which are excellent zoological gardens; Yarra Park, which contains the leading cricket grounds; the Botanical Gardens, sloping down to the banks of the river; Albert Park, in which is situated a lake much used for boating; and Studley Park on the Yarra river, a favourite resort which has been left in a natural state.
The concurrence of botanical (Hooker, 1847), zoological, and finally of palaeontological evidence for the reconstruction of the continent of Antarctica, is one of the greatest triumphs of biological investigation.
Northward lies Clondalkin, with its round tower, marking the site of the important early see of Cluain Dolcain; Glasnevin, with famous botanical gardens; Finglas, with a ruined church of early foundation, and an Irish cross; and Clontarf, a favoured resort on the bay, with its modern castle and many residences of the wealthy classes in the vicinity.
Several of the largest and finest sugar estates in the world are situated in the vicinity, including the Soledad (with a botanical experiment station maintained by Harvard University), the Terry and others - most of them connected with the city by good driveways.
There is one lake within the urban limits, the Lagoa de Rodrigo de Freitas, near the Botanical Garden, separated from the sea by a narrow sand beach, which is being gradually filled in.
This section during the past century has extended southward along the bay shore in a string of suburbs known as the Cattete and Botafogo, with that of Larangeiras behind the Cattete in a pretty valley of the same name, and thence on or near the Atlantic coast as Largo dos Leoes, Copacabana and Gavea, the last including the Botanical Garden.
The public parks and gardens are numerous and include the Botanical Garden with its famous avenue of royal palms (Oreodoxa regia); the Passeio Publico (dating from 1783), a small garden on the water-front facing the harbour entrance; the Jardim d'Acclamacao, forming part of the Praca da Republica (once known as the Campo de Sant' Anna) with its artistic walks and masses of shrubbery; the Praca Tiradentes (the old Largo do Rocio, afterwards rechristened Praca da Constituicao) with its magnificent equestrian statue of Dom Pedro I.
Among other educational institutions are a conservatory of music, school of fine arts, normal school, a national library with upwards of 260,000 volumes and a large number of manuscripts, maps, medals and coins, the national observatory on Castle Hill, the national museum now domiciled in the Sao Christovao palace in the midst of a pretty park, a zoological garden in the suburb of Villa Isabel, and the famous Botanical Garden founded by Dom Joao VI.
The library contains upwards of 250,000 volumes and 600 MSS., and among the other auxiliary establishments are an anatomical hall and museum and botanical gardens.
According to Jerome, he died in 16 B.C. It is possible that he wrote also a botanical work.
Among the public institutions are government botanical gardens, primary schools and a high school.
But other relations between the different properties of solutions have been investigated by another series of conceptions which we shall proceed to develop. Some botanical experiments made about 1870 suggested the idea of semi-permeable membranes, i.e.
It has a military school, a first-class meteorological station and a botanical garden.
The Cismegiu or Ci§migiu Park, which has a circumference of about r m., is laid out between the Plevna road and the Calea Victories; and there are botanical and zoological gardens.
The botanical name is from Lat.
Pleasant gardens and promenades extend on the north side of the town, together with a botanical garden.
About fifty species of Saccharomyces are described more or less completely, but since many of these cannot be distinguished by the microscope, and some have been found to develop physiological races or varieties under special conditions of - ?u growth, the limits are still far too ill-defined for complete ep botanical treatment of the genus.
The botanical garden (1874) contains an observatory with a statue of Tycho Brahe, and the chemical laboratory, mineralogical museum, polytechnic academy (1829) and communal hospital adjoin it.
By common consent the arboretum in the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew is one of the finest in the world.
The botanical gardens at Kew were thrown open to the public in 1841 under the directorate of Sir William Hooker.
It is perhaps the largest collection of hardy trees and shrubs known, comprising some 4500 species and botanical varieties.
There is a small but very select collection of trees at Oxford, the oldest botanical garden in Great Britain, which was founded in 1632.
There is a fine arboretum in the botanical gardens at Ottawa, in Canada (65 acres).
Here, adjoining one another, are the botanical gardens, the grounds surrounding Government House, the official residence of the governor of the state, and the Houses of Parliament, and Queen's Park, which is used as a recreation ground.
Brisbane is well provided with parks and open spaces; the Victoria Park and Bowen Park are the largest; the high-lying Mount Coot-tha commands fine views, and there are other parks and numerous recreation grounds in various parts of the city, besides the admirable botanical gardens and the gardens of the Acclimatization Society.
There are also a Protestant church, St Anne's, a school of arts, a polytechnic institution, a picture gallery in the former monastery of St Catherine, a museum, observatory, botanical gardens, an exchange, gymnasium, deafmute institution, orphan asylum, several remarkable fountains dating from the 16th century, &c. Augsburg is particularly well provided with special and technical schools.
Among his other acts of munificence may be mentioned his gift to the Apothecaries' Company of the botanical or physic garden, which they had rented from the Chelsea estate since 1673.
Besides the large Maximir park and botanical gardens, many of the squares are planted with trees and adorned with statues; while the whole city is surrounded by vineyards and country houses.
There is a promenade along the harbour and a botanical garden.
Attached to it are a library, an observatory, a botanical garden, and a physical and natural history museum.
From this tour Ray and Willughby returned laden with collections, on which they meant to base complete systematic descriptions of the animal and vegetable kingdoms. Willughby undertook the former part, but, dying in 1672, left only an ornithology and ichthyology, in themselves vast, for Ray to edit; while the latter used the botanical collections for the groundwork of his Methodus plantarum nova (1682), and his great Historia generalis plantarum (3 vols., 1686, 1688, _1704).
In 1709 he became professor of botany and medicine, and in that capacity he did good service, not only to his own university, but also to botanical science, by his improvements and additions to the botanic garden of Leiden, and by the publication of numerous works descriptive of new species of plants.
The great temple of Karnak was largely built by him; most of the remaining chambers are his, including the beautiful botanical waIls showing foreign plants.
The society of sciences, that of northern antiquaries, the natural history and the botanical societies, &c., publish their transactions and proceedings, but the Naturhistorisk Tidsskrift, of which 14 volumes with 259 plates were published (1861-1884), and which was in the foremost rank in its department, ceased with the death in 1884 of the editor, the distinguished zoologist, I.
His botanical researches were carried on by Frederik Liebmann (1813-1856).
Its use with any approach to its modern scope only became possible after Robert Brown had established in 1827 the existence of truly naked seeds in the Cycadeae and Coniferae, entitling them to be correctly called Gymnosperms. From that time onwards, so long as these Gymnosperms were, as was usual, reckoned as dicotyledonous flowering plants, the term Angiosperm was used antithetically by botanical writers, but with varying limitation, as a group-name for other dicotyledonous plants.
There are fine botanical gardens at Tanglin on the outskirts of the town.
The gardens of Los Molinos, where the captainsgeneral formerly maintained their summer residence, and the adjoining botanical gardens of the university, contain beautiful avenues of palm trees.
Unlike many other large geographical areas, India is remarkable for having no distinctive botanical features peculiar to itself.
The town has monuments to the Bavarian king, Maximilian II., and to other famous men; it contains a botanical garden and a public park.
The Royal Botanical Gardens at Pamplemousses, which date from the French occupation of the island, contain a rich collection of tropical and extra-tropical species.
A large park and botanical gardens add to the attractions of the town.
With Theophrastus, accordingly, in his botanical inquiries, for example, the alternatives of classification, the normal sequence of such and such a character upon such another, the conclusion of rational probability, are what counts.
About 600 species of plants were catalogued in desert California in 1891 by a government botanical party.
The Botanical Park, which has an area of 84 acres, lies on the south bank of the Torrens, on the east of the city.
There are extensive conservatories, botanical museums, including the magnificent herbarium and a library.
The university of Pavia has long been famous as a medical school, and has the oldest anatomical cabinet in Italy; in addition it has a natural history museum founded under Spallanzini in 1772, a botanical garden, begun in 1774, and excellent geological, palaeontological and mineralogical collections.
Connected with it are a library of over 200,000 volumes, geological, anatomical and mineralogical institutions, a hospital, several clinical establishments, laboratories and a botanical garden.
The town possesses a technical high school, having (since 1900) power to confer the degree of doctor of engineering, and attended by about 2000 students, two gymnasia, a school of agriculture, an artisans' school and a botanical garden.
These kinds, however, are now only regarded as botanical curiosities, and are rarely grown in private or commercial establishments.
The Natural History Museum, the observatory and meteorological office, and the botanical gardens are under the supervision of the royal academy of sciences.
Communications were opened with China with a view to obtain fresh plants and seeds, and a deputation, composed of gentlemen versed in botanical studies, was despatched to Assam.
East of the town is a large park and botanical gardens, beyond which is a residential suburb.
Finally, there are numerous horticultural societies, large nurseries and gardening schools at Stockholm, Alnarp and elsewhere, and botanical gardens attached to the universities of Lund and Upsala.
Amongst its numerous auxiliaries may be mentioned the library, with 200,000 volumes, the observatory, the meteorological institute, the botanical garden, seminaries of theology, philology and education, and well equipped clinical, anatomical and physical institutes.
In 1826 he graduated as doctor of medicine with a dissertation on the Rhamnaceae; but the career which he adopted was botanical, not medical.
It is of especial botanical interest, because, in accordance with Robert Brown's discoveries, the Cycadeae and Coniferae were placed in the new group Phanerogames gymnospermes.
Botanists are agreed that the only species in general cultivation in Great Britain is the one which Bauhin, in his Phytopinax, p. 89 (1596), called Solanum tuberosum esculentum, a name adopted by Linnaeus (omitting the last epithet), and employed by all botanical writers.
That he anticipated in any manner the inductive philosophy cannot be contended; his botanical studies did not lead him, like his contemporary Konrad von Gesner, to any idea of a natural system of classification, and he rejected with the utmost arrogance and violence of language the discoveries of Copernicus.
Other features of these parks are a small botanical garden in Cwmdonkin, a good collection of waterfowl in Brynmill, and a small aviary of the rarer British birds in Victoria Park, which also has a meteorological station in connexion with the meteorological office, and a statue of Mr William Thomas of Lan erected in 1905 in appreciation of the work done by him in preserving and obtaining "open spaces" for Swansea.
Among the other university institutions are the academic hospital, the maternity hospital, the physiological institution, the chemical laboratory, the zoological museum, the botanical garden and the observatory on the Kdnigsstuhl.
The new buildings were erected in 1876, and connected with them are a library of 240,000 volumes, a zoological museum, a hospital, a botanical garden and a school of forestry.
Belvedere House, the official residence of the lieutenant-governor of Bengal, is situated close to the botanical gardens in Alipur, the southern suburb of Calcutta.
Close to the Zoological Gardens are the Botanical Gardens, and a small park, also the property of a private society, in which there is a variety theatre.
It comprises five faculties (literature and philosophy, jurisprudence, mathematics, natural science and medicine), and is well equipped with zoological, mineralogical and geological museums, a physiological institute, a cabinet of anthropology, and botanical gardens.
The most important of his books are two large botanical treatises, On the History of Plants, in nine books (originally ten), and On the Causes of Plants, in six books (originally eight), which constitute the most important contribution to botanical science during antiquity and the middle ages.
The city is the see of a Greek Catholic archbishop and of an Armenian archbishop, and contains a Lamaist monastery, as well as technical schools, an ichthyological museum, the Peter museum, with ethnographical, archaeological and natural history collections, a botanical garden, an ecclesiastical seminary, and good squares and public gardens, one of which is adorned with a statue (1884) of Alexander II.
There are two large parks and an excellent botanical garden.
On these four expeditions he made collections of plants and animals of inestimable value, including nearly twenty thousand zoological and sixteen thousand botanical specimens.
See also the annual reports on the Seychelles issued by the Colonial Office; those from 1901 onward contain valuable botanical reports.
He had made very considerable progress in medical, botanical and chemical science, and he was an excellent classical scholar, and extensively read in general literature.
Karlsruhe possesses further the Zahringen museum of curiosities, which is in the left wing of the Schloss; an architectural school (1891); industrial art school and museum; cadet school (1892); botanical and electrotechnical institutes; and horticultural and agricultural schools.
There are several public parks and gardens on well-chosen elevated sites, the principal being the Botanical Garden, from which the city and port are well seen.
He made botanical excursions into different countries, and Flora Marienbadensis, oder Pflanzen and Gebirgsarten, gesammelt and beschrieben, written by him, was published at Prague by Kedler, 1837.
There are also a celebrated observatory, long under the direction of Wilhelm Klinkerfues (1827-1884), a botanical garden, an agricultural institute and various hospitals, all connected with the university.
Market gardening is carried on in the neighbourhood; and there are large botanical gardens.
Basing his conclusions upon philological data, such as the names of wheat in the oldest known languages, the writings of the most ancient historians, and the observations of botanical travellers, De Candolle infers that the hdistromeib u a n d original home of the wheat plant was in Mesopotamia, don.
Apart from the botanical interest of these diversities, as indications of the faculty of variation in plants, and possibly as clues to the genealogy and origin of the cultivated plant, their practical importance is very great.
This is adorned with statues and frescoes by modern German artists, and has near it the chemical, physical, botanical, geological, seismological and zoological institutes, also the observatory, all designed by Eggert and built between 1877 and 1888.
South-west of these buildings, on the other side of the Johannisthal Park, are clustered the medical institutes and hospitals of the university - the infirmary, clinical and other hospitals, the physico-chemical institute, pathological institute, physiological institute, ophthalmic hospital, pharmacological institute, the schools of anatomy, the chemical laboratory, the zoological institute, the physicomineralogical institute, the botanical garden and also the veterinary schools, deaf and dumb asylum, agricultural college and astronomical observatory.
A botanical station was opened in 1894, and the cultivation of American and Egyptian cotton was taken in hand in 1902.
Its buildings include a chapel, a dining hall, a library, a lecture theatre, laboratories, classrooms, private studies and dormitories for the students, apartments for resident professors, and servants' offices; also a museum containing a collection of anatomical and pathological preparations, and mineralogical, botanical and geological specimens.
The Spanish steppes deserve a special notice, since they are not confined to one of the four botanical provinces, but are found in all of them except the last.
He studied anatomy and medicine at the university of Pisa, where he took his doctor's degree in 1551, and in 1555 became professor of materia medica and director of the botanical garden.
Here we shall deal only with its botanical interest.
It is impossible to give a rigid botanical definition of the term " flower."
In modern botanical works the group is often known as the seed-plants (Spermatophyta).
Symmetry, then, in botanical language, has reference to a certain definite numerical relation of parts.
In the present article the subject of vegetable palaeontology is treated from a botanical point of view.
Here it need only be said that the masses of vegetable substance, more or less carbonized and chemically altered, of which coal is composed, frequently contain cells and fragments of tissue in a condition recognizable under the microscope, as for example spores (sometimes present in great quantities), elements of the wood, fibres of the bark, &c. These remnants, however, though interesting as revealing something of the sources of coal, are too fragmentary and imperfect to be of any botanical importance.
With few exceptions, the remains of Palaeozoic Algae are of comparatively little botanical interest.
Our aim is not simply to give a summary of the most striking botanical features of the several floras that have left traces in the sedimentary rocks, but rather to attempt to follow the different phases in the development of the vegetation of the world, as expressed in the contrasts exhibited by a comparison of the vegetation of the Coal period forests with that of the succeeding Mesozoic era up to the close of the Wealden period.
These post-Permian floras, as represented by the Upper Gondwana beds of India and corresponding strata in Australia, South Africa, and South America, differ but slightly from the northern floras, and point to a uniformity in the Rhaetic and Jurassic vegetation which is in contrast to the existence of two botanical provinces during the latter part of the Palaeozoic period.
Among the large number of Mesozoic Ferns there are several species founded on sterile fronds which possess but little interest Filicales, from a botanical standpoint.
The numerous species of fronds from Jurassic and Wealden rocks of North America and Europe referred to Thyrsopteris, a recent monotypic genus confined to Juan Fernandez, are in the majority of cases founded on sterile leaves, and of little or no botanical value.
Whatever doubt may be left as to the exact botanical position of these early Lower Cretaceous Angiosperms, it is clear that both Monocotyledons and Dicotyledons are represented by several types of leaves, and that the flora extended over wide areas in North America and Greenland, and is found again at a few points in Europe.
The Tertiary formations have been assigned to six periods; these are termed - Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene, Pliocene, Pleistocene, and each has its own botanical peculiarities.
It was not suspected,, or the fact was ignored, that the break between Cretaceous and Tertiary - made so conspicuous by striking changes in the aquatic animals - had little or no importance in botanical history.
From Europe it will be convenient to pass to a distant region of similar latitude, so that we may see to what extent botanical provinces existed in Eocene and Oligocene times.
In mid December, ten green anoles (Anolis carolinensis) were introduced into the botanical house.
Suitable subjects include small arthropods, parts of the same, microfungi, some algae, some botanical preparations.
Collections include botanical, zoological, geological and paleontological specimens from all over the world.
We strayed from the main path to visit the city's botanical gardens.
At his own expense he subsequently made and maintained a botanical garden at Zanzibar.
The Jardin des Plantes was the first botanical garden in France, built in 1593.
We strayed from the main path to visit the city 's botanical gardens.
Siberian ginseng belongs to a different botanical family than Korean and American ginseng, but the properties and uses of all three are similar.
I am inspired by botanical illustrations as well as the works of science fiction writers and see my role as a similar one.
David More has been a botanical illustrator for many years.
Short biographies of past inductees are featured and the botanical gardens are covered extensively, including the commissioned statues of famous players.
The loss is not only botanical but includes invertebrates and other animals which rely on the habitat.
He retired in 1858; and after some traveling, spent the rest of his life collecting botanical specimens from around the world.
Roy Watling, retired Head of Mycology at the Royal Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh, describes some of the intricacies of fungal systematics.
Many edible fungi depend upon minute and often obscure botanical characters for their determination, and may readily be confounded with worthless or poisonous species; but that is not the case with the common mushroom, for, although several other species of Agaricus somewhat closely approach it in form and colour, yet the true mushroom, if sound and freshly gathered, may be distinguished from all other fungi with great ease.
The vast bulk of botanical and zoological work on living and extinct forms published during the last quarter of the 19th.
In its systematized form, as a branch of botanical study, it is of recent date, and, as now understood, the subject first received special attention about 1850, when the nature of parasitism began to be intelligible; but many disjointed references to diseased conditions of plants had appeared long before this.
As a botanical term, ecology denotes that branch of botany which comprises the study of the relations of the individual plant, or the species, or the plant community with the habitat.
This takes account of - (I) the ArcticAlpine zone, including all the vegetation of the region bordering on perpetual snow; (2) the Boreal zone, including the temperate lands of North America, Europe and Asia, all of which are substantially alike in botanical character; (3) the Tropical zone, divided sharply into (a) the tropical zone of the New World, and (b) the tropical zone of the Old World, the forms of which differ in a significant degree; (4) the Austral zone, comprising all continental land south of the equator, and sharply divided into three regions the floras of which are strikingly distinct - (a) South American, (b) South African and (c) Australian; (5) the Oceanic, comprising all oceanic islands, the flora of which consists exclusively of forms whose seeds could be drifted undestroyed by ocean currents or carried by birds.
A useful ornithological bibliography of the Austrian-Hungarian dominions was printed in the Verhandlungen of the Zoological and Botanical Society of Vienna for 1878, by Victor Ritter von Tschusi zu Schmidhofen.
The specimens should be collected when the capsules are just appearing above or in the colesule or calyx; if kept in a damp saucer they soon arrive at maturity, and can then be mounted in better condition, the fruit-stalks being too fragile to bear carriage in a botanical tin case without injury.
A fine park more than 80 acres in extent lies to the south of the city, which is rich in open spaces and promenades, the latter including the botanical garden and the Promenade de l'Arquebuse, in which there is a black poplar famous for its size and age.
He had previously published some medical and botanical dissertations, besides his Exercitationes quaedam Mathematicae, containing a solution of the differential equation proposed by Riccati and now known by his name.
An association of two organisms to their mutual advantage is known as symbiosis, and the lichen in botanical language is described as a symbiotic union of an alga and a fungus.
He spent nearly all his life in Upsala, building anatomical laboratories, conducting musical concerts, laying out botanical gardens, arranging medical lecture rooms - in a word, expending ceaseless energy on the practical improvement of the university.
In botanical collections there exist, it is stated, herbarium specimens or other evidences of plants grown in Norway as far north as lat.
A shaving gel that contains natural botanical extracts for a smooth close clean shave.
The company prides itself on its commitment to organic growth methods, as well as providing the purest and freshest botanical products available.
Stevia rebaudiana, its botanical name, is cultivated primarily for its sweet leaves.
The text details over 2000 remedies, nearly half of which are botanical while the other half is divided among animal and mineral-based treatments.
Thomasville has a breezy, tropical pattern for everyone due to the characteristic color combinations and varied botanical inspirations.
The most recognized classic French fabric designs Include the brightly colored paisley, floral and botanical designs found on Indienne cottons and the Toile de Jouy pattern.
The newest approach to beauty takes on a decidedly greener stance, and that's especially evident in the Cargo PlantLove Botanical Lipstick.
It didn't take long for me to flip for Cargo PlantLove Botanical Lipstick.
Do you have activities planned, like a bike tour in Volcano Country, attending a luau, or visiting one of the botanical gardens?
Cruise ships, botanical gardens, cliff tops, cascading waterfalls, quaint churches, elegant estate manors, and lush jungle groves are all vibrant alternatives that offer Caribbean flair without mandating a beach wedding.
Its scientific, botanical name is dracaena sanderiana, and it is a type of water lily native to the equatorial and tropical regions of Africa.
This hardy plant with the botanical name Dracaena is actually a member of the lily family.
Outdoor locations can vary widely, from beaches to botanical gardens to parks to backyards.
If that's the case then the Las Vegas Botanical Gardens might be just what you're looking for.
Offering eight acres of lush grounds, two wedding lawns, and a variety of backdrops for your photos, the Botanical Gardens can accommodate weddings of up to 75 guests.
Other theme ideas are palm trees, surfing, waterskiing, botanical gardens, or tropical fruit, which can be incorporated into the cake's style or flavors.
This is done through the use of herbs, botanical medicines and the application of untraditional alternative therapies.
I use the shampoo EQyss natural botanical shampoo and then I spray him with the EQyss premier natural botanical pet rehydrant spray.
L. creticus, maroccanus, sericeus, are found in botanical gardens, but are not so pretty.
There are, however, certain botanical differences connected with the arrangement and hairiness of the leaves which separate the two species.
For botanical and cultural information, see Muscari.
Hebenstretia - Interesting little plants allied to the Sage family, mainly suitable for botanical collections.
See Hyacinths for current horticultural and botanical information.
The var. rupicola flowers and seeds annually in the Rock Garden at Edinburgh Botanical Gardens, and seems hardier than the type.
The true Western Plane, P. occidentalis, is rarely seen in Europe outside of botanical gardens, and, when it is, it has little of the beautiful vigour of the Oriental Plane in England.
In many botanical gardens in Germany a feature is made of these hardy Cacti, and their value is well seen at Giessen, Jena, Leipzig, Magdeburg, Dusseldorf, and many other places.
R. anthopogon, flowers sulphur-yellow; R. glaucum, flowers dull rose-purple; and R. pendulum, flowers white, are small-leaved dwarf shrubs, chiefly of botanical interest.
O. japonicus, Jaburan, spicatus, Muscari, and longifolius are the best known, and usually in botanical collections.
They are all poisonous, and are for the most part kept in botanical collections.
For current botanical and horticultural information, see Sumac.
Though Azaleas are now in botanical books made synonymous with Rhododendrons, I have preferred to deal with them separately here.
It is a vigorous plant, especially in light soils, and is hardy, but is little known outside botanical collections.
Zygadenus - Plants of the Lily family, not very ornamental for their flowers, which are all greenish-yellow, but their distinct growth makes them worth cultivating in a botanical or a full collection.
They are listed alphabetically, and they have been cross-listed by their botanical and common names.
America, and the generic name was given in honor of Dr John Fothergill, famous in the later years of the eighteenth century for his botanical collections at Upton, in Essex.
If necessary, apply neem oil, a botanical pesticide, to the soil to kill larvae.
More recently, researchers at the botanical garden of Heidekberg attempted for several years to achieve fruit-set in jasminum mesnyi by artificial pollination, but had no success.
Pick up How to Build Your Own Greenhouse by Roger Marshall, which details plans from the simplest cold frame to a greenhouse worthy of your own botanical gardens.
The Annual and Perennial sections of the catalog are arranged alphabetically by botanical name.
Botanical Dog carries a variety of grooming supplies as well as training aids, food, and other items.
Enjoy a leisurely stroll through a garden enjoying the beautiful sights and scents of the flowers at a local botanical garden, conservatory or other public garden.
Botanical Floral Designs, a blog, offers several vintage Valentines with Victorian motifs for your viewing pleasure.
Central Texas has the Austin Zoo and Zilker Botanical Garden.
The southern Gulf coast offers the Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens and the Dolphin Connection.
Otherwise, you'd have visited a botanical garden and camped out in a five-star hotel afterward.
However, several alternative therapies, including homeopathy and botanical medicine, may help relieve symptoms or support the person with a strep infection.
Alternative treatment focuses on easing the symptoms of sore throat using herbs and botanical medicines.
There are botanical and homeopathic treatments available for urinary tract infection.
Coughs due to bacterial or viral upper respiratory infections may be effectively treated with botanical and homeopathic therapies.
The botanical remedy yohimbe (Pausinystalia yohimbe) may be useful in promoting alertness.
Nutritional supplementation with magnesium, as well as botanical medicines that calm the nervous system, can also be helpful.
Among the botanical remedies that may be effective for sleep disorders are valerian (Valeriana officinalis), passionflower (Passiflora incarnata), and skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora).
There are botanical and homeopathic treatments available; however, consultation by a trained practitioner is recommended before treatment.
Botanical medicine can be taken internally to enhance the body's immune response.
Homeopathic and botanical therapies may also assist recovery from frostbite.
In addition, botanical medicine and homeopathy can be considered to help bring the body's systems back to a state of health and well-being.
A number of botanical remedies, applied topically, can also help burns heal.
Botanical medicines known as stiptics, which slow down and can stop bleeding, may be taken internally or applied topically.
Botanical medicine can help to maintain open airways and heal damaged mucous membranes.
With regard to botanical products, a naturopath may suggest herbal preparations taken by mouth as well as topical creams made from herbs.
There are many alternative therapies that may help in the treatment of mood disorders, including acupuncture, botanical medicine, homeopathy, aromatherapy, constitutional hydrotherapy, and light therapy.
Nutritional, botanical, and homeopathic medicines can be administered once the source is removed to help correct any imbalances brought on by lead toxicity.
Urban - A home near a garden center, park, botanical garden, music center, arts center or any other area that's associated with growth, life or creativity.
This Redo Freshen-Up Mist for Hair & Skin employs the botanical extracts of cucumber and rose to revitalize tired and oily strands.
The San Francisco Botanical Garden - This park within a park, formerly called the Strybing Arboretum, is a 55-acre collection of over 5600 plant species.
These city museums and exhibits will allow you to see San Francisco below the surface, from cable car workings to botanical garden exploration.
With over 100 species of plants to discover, the San Francisco Botanical Garden was originally planted at the turn of the century to represent a traditional Northern California redwood forest community.
With a bookstore, daily tours, and family activities including a summer day camp and story times for children, the botanical garden is open 365 days a year, rain or shine.
The Presidio is in close proximity to many area attractions, including the famous aquarium, the SFB Morse Botanical Reserve and the Spanish Bay Resort Golf Course.
Men will find a great variety of sarongs in patterns featuring botanical prints, rainbow snowflakes, tie dye, dolphins, fish, florals and much more.
Botanical researcher Emalyn Morgan from Everest Nutrition took time with LoveToKnow recently to discuss the benefits of krill oil and how it compares with fish oil.
For fantastic floral and natural scents, try botanical soy candles.
Now that you know about the benefits found in the wonderful aromas of botanical soy candles, why not buy some to light in your home?
Givenchy has a large selection of botanical soy candles.
Check this website to see if you have botanical gardens in your area.
The island also boasts a variety of botanical gardens and orchid farms, black sand beaches, cattle ranches, ski (yes, ski) resorts, and a number of luxurious resorts.
Botanical beauty treatments are the focus of this unique book.
This amazing reference book features a brief overview of crafts to make from A-Z - including activities such as botanical pressing, decoupage, rubber stamping, and making wreaths.
Dermalogica Ultra Sensitive Face Block, Castalia All-Natural Face and Body Milk, Alba Botanical Facial Sunscreen, and Murad Perfecting Day Cream are just a few of the facial sun care creams available.
The Opulence Serum infuses vitamin C and botanical skin brighteners to balance pigment."
A simple skin care regimen can instantly turn high-tech, therapeutic or botanical with the addition of a few of today's newest offerings.
A salt like Aura Cacia's Organics Pure Botanical Essence in relaxing lavender is sure to revive your spirits and transform your skin.
The formulas are based on scientific and natural principles and are derived from botanical and herbal ingredients.
There is no focus on making them using natural, botanical or organic products.
Those looking for an at home approach that is safe for the skin but not too pricy, they should consider botanical products.
Botanical facial products offer an alternative approach to skin care.
Boscia Skincare is an all-inclusive skincare line made with Willowherb and Jojoba leaf, all natural botanical ingredients.
Products from Arbonne are purely botanical, without any harmful chemicals or irritants.
The botanical ingredients soothe the skin and reduces the signs of aging.
The Revelage series is formulated specifically to stop the signs of aging by targeting problems with special botanical blends.
The company continues to turn out botanical products to meet the needs of today's "green" consumers.
Arbonne products are a blend of science and nature, based on herbal and botanical principles, according to the company's website.
Arbonne brings the world beauty products made with only the best botanical ingredients.
Here are some interesting facts about the company's commitment to pure, botanical ingredients.
Read your ingredient list to see if any of these botanical ingredients are listed.
The parks are the Domain, with a botanical garden, the Albert Park near the harbour, with a bronze statue of Queen Victoria, the extensive grounds at One Tree.
But it has few distinctive botanical features.
The distribution of life is discussed in the various articles in this Encyclopaedia dealing with biological, botanical and zoological subjects.'
Very little is known of the plants of the interior of northern China, but it seems probable that a complete botanical connexion is established between it and the temperate region of the Himalaya.
The extreme south-west part of the continent constitutes a separate zoological district, comprising Arabia, Palestine and southern Persia, and reaching, like the hot desert botanical tract, to Baluchistan and Sind; it belongs to what Dr Sclater calls the Ethiopian region, which extends over Africa, south of the Atlas.
He was the author of several contributions to the literature of horticulture, including a Practical Treatise on the Culture of the Dahlia (1838), and a Pocket Botanical Dictionary (1st ed., 1840).
Even in the best equipped botanical garden it is impossible to have, at one and the same time, more than a very small percentage of the representatives of the flora of any given region or of any large group of plants.
The chief points to be attended to are to have a plentiful supply of botanical drying paper, so as to be able to use about six sheets for each specimen; to change the paper at intervals of six to twelve hours; to avoid contact of one leaf or flower with another; and to increase the pressure applied only in proportion to the dryness of the specimen.
The natural history branch was removed to a building at South Kensington (the Natural History Museum) in 1881, where the zoological, botanical and mineralogical exhibits are kept.