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Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1849 Excerpt: ...4. A magnified stamen; outside view. 5. Pistil, magnified. 6. A transverse section of the same. 7 A magnified ovule, after fertilization, showing the incipient crest, which grows from the raphe. 8. A capsule, of the natural size (rather small). 9. A capsule, dehiscent to the base by 4 valves, and seeds. 10. The persistent intervalvular placentae and style of the same. 11. A magnified seed; the crested raphe towards the eye. 12. Longitudinal section of the same through the raphe, and the embryo. 13. Embryo, detached and more magnified. Plate 49. SANGUINARIA, Dill. Sepala 2. Petala 8-12, oblonga vel spathulata, aestivatione haud corrugata. Stamina 24. Stylus brevis, stigmate bisulco. Capsula oblonga, 2-valvis; placentis 2 intervalvularibus polyspermis. Semina cristata.--Scapus uniflorus et folium unicum palmatilobum, vernatione florem involvens, e gemma bivalvi rhizomate crasso enata, primo vere orientes. Sanguinaria, Dillen. Hurt. Kith. p. 334. t. 252. Linn. Gen. 645. Lam. 11l. t. 449. DC. Syst. 2. p. 88. Bigel. Med. Bot. I. p. 75. t. 7. Torr. & Gray, Fl. N. Am. 1. p. 62. Endl. Gen. 4818. Blood-root. Calyx of 2 ovate Sepals, slightly imbricated in aestivation, caducous. Petals 8 to 12, obovate-oblong or spatulate, imbricated in two or three series, hypogynous, spreading, the innermost often narrower, early deciduous. Stamens about 24, hypogynous, much shorter than the petals: Filaments filiform, short: Anthers oblong-linear, innate, the cells opening longitudinally by a marginal and obscurely extrorse line. Ovary oblong, one-celled, with two parietal placentae:. Style short, columnar: Stigma broad, sulcate-two-lobed, the lobes alternate with the placentae. Ovules very numerous, horizontal in several rows on the two placentae, anatropous. Capsule oblong, ...