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A century of ferns

being figures with brief descriptions of one hundred new, or rare, or imperfectly known species of ferns, from various parts of the world; a selection from the author"s "Icones Plantarum."

by Hooker, William Jackson Sir

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Published by W. Pamplin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ferns.

  • Edition Notes

    Each plate accompanied by descriptive letterpress.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 100 l.
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22989204M

      At the turn of the century, phyletic classifications of ferns were also being compiled elsewhere, the first being a treatment by the British botanist Bower (), who based his ideas on his elaborate studies on anatomy, development and morphology. may - Libros británicos del siglo XIX sobre helechos (ferns). Ver más ideas sobre Siglo xix, Libros, Helechos pins.

      Ferns in the Victorian age were much more than just a plant. In the mid 19th century, a rare but highly contagious “disease” swept through British society. It caused swooning and fainting and even resulted in a few deaths. For nearly 50 years, many fashionable people fell victim to Pteridomania, or “fern fever.”. Miss Ferns – A Writer () portrays a “Bombay girl” of Goan origin (Anglicised names like Ferns from Fernandes were relicts of the time) who is all short bob and self-possession. Miss.

    Ferns are flowerless green plants. They are usually easy to recognize by the featherlike shape of their leaves, which are called fronds. Ferns reproduce by spores rather than by seeds. Some plants that are called ferns, such as asparagus ferns, reproduce by seeds and are not true ferns. Ferns first appear in the fossil record about million years ago in the middle Devonian period, but many of the current families and species did not appear until roughly million years ago in the early Cretaceous, after flowering plants came to dominate many fern Osmunda claytoniana is a paramount example of evolutionary stasis; paleontological evidence .


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Be the first. Pteridomania or Fern-Fever was a Victorian craze for ferns. Decorative arts of the period presented the fern motif in pottery, glass, metal, textiles, wood, printed paper, and sculpture, with ferns "appearing on everything from christening presents to gravestones and memorials".

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A Second Century of Ferns. From Wikispecies. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Title: A Second Century of Ferns; Abbreviation: Sec. Cent. Ferns; Authors: William Jackson Hooker; Create a book; Download as PDF; Printable version.

all over the world. One species of fern, the Bracken Fern, is found on all continents except for Antarctica. From forest floors, to deserts, to cliff faces, ferns can be found worldwide.

Some ferns even live underwater, in caves, and on other plants. There are about species of fern that inhabit the Northeastern United States. A second century of ferns: being figures with brief descriptions of one hundred new, or rare, or imperfectly known species of ferns from various parts of the world by Hooker, William Jackson, Sir,author; Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, Books, Maps and Photographs.

; A Second Century of Ferns, hand-coloured lithographed plates,spotting on initial and final pages, library stamps on titles, index, dedication and several further leaves, uniformly bound in contemporary green half morocco gilt. The ferns can curl when moisture is scarce, revealing this brownish side.

For this reason, they appear dead in the winter, but quickly recover in wet weather. 6 Hart’s tongue fern A. scolopendrium. This fern inhabits woods, hedges and walls across Britain, apart from the far north.

With strap-like fronds – which are not divided like the UK. The Book of Choice Ferns: For the Garden, Conservatory, and Stove: Describing and Giving Explicit Cultural Directions for the Best and Most Striking Ferns and Selaginellas in Cultivation.

Illustrated with Coloured Plates and Numerous Wood Engravings, Sp (Hardcover) by. Newman’s book became a bestseller, as did Thomas Moore’s The Ferns of Great Britain and Ireland. These were far from the only treatises on the subject: between and books on ferns were.

Fanny Fern is a name that is unfamiliar to most contemporary readers. In this first modern biography, Warren revives the reputation of a once-popular 19th-century newspaper columnist and novelist.

Fern, the pseudonym for Sara Payson Willis Parton, was born in and grew up in a society with strictly defined gender roles. From her rebellious childhood to her adult years.

Get this from a library. A natural history of ferns. [Robbin Craig Moran] -- "In A Natural History of Ferns, Robbin Moran, curator of ferns at the New York Botanical Garden, takes an entertaining and informative look at why ferns and their relatives are unique among plants.".

Even in the late eighteenth century, botanical or cultural references to the plant – such as when the poet William Cowper wrote of ‘the common overgrown with fern’ in The Task in – nearly always signified just one particular species: bracken (Pteridium aquilinum). That is, apart from among the Romantic poets.

Saint Máedóc (fl. 6th & 7th century), also known as Mogue (Irish: Mo Aodh Óg) and Aidan (Irish: Áedan; Welsh: Aeddan; Latin: Aidanus and Edanus), was an Irish saint, founder and first bishop of Ferns in County Wexford and a patron of other churches, such as Rossinver in County Leitrim and Drumlane in County Cavan.

An endangered plant last seen growing in the wild more than a century ago has taken the first step on a comeback from the brink of extinction.A total of four Governor Laffan’s Ferns planted in.The fern craze started to gather momentum in the s; books and magazines maintained that fern growing was a hobby that anyone could enjoy as ferns would grow in the glazed fernery, garden, shady yard, window box or even indoors in Wardian Cases.

The mania also spread from the living plant to depicting it in architecture and the decorative arts.