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THE
TRANSACTIONS
OF THE
LINNEAN SOCIETY
OF
LONDON.

 
 


VOLUME XII.
PART THE FIRST.



 
 

LONDON:
PRINTED BY
RICHARD AND ARTHUR TAYLOR, SHOE-LANE:
SOLD AT THE SOCIETY'S HOUSE, NO. 9, GERRARD-STREET, SOHO;
AND BY LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,
PATERNOSTER-ROW.

MDCCCXVII.

Title pages - Part 2

THE
TRANSACTIONS
OF THE
LINNEAN SOCIETY
OF
LONDON.

 
 


VOLUME XII.
PART THE SECOND.



 
 

LONDON:
PRINTED BY
RICHARD AND ARTHUR TAYLOR, SHOE-LANE:
SOLD AT THE SOCIETY'S HOUSE, NO. 9, GERRARD-STREET, SOHO;
AND BY LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,
PATERNOSTER-ROW.

MDCCCXVIII.

THE
TRANSACTIONS
OF THE
LINNEAN SOCIETY
OF
LONDON.

 


VOLUME XII.



 
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LONDON:
PRINTED BY
RICHARD AND ARTHUR TAYLOR, SHOE-LANE:
SOLD AT THE SOCIETY'S HOUSE, NO. 9, GERRARD-STREET, SOHO;
AND BY LONGMAN, HURST, REES, ORME, AND BROWN,
PATERNOSTER-ROW.

MDCCCXVIII.

CONTENTS.

I.
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p. 1
II.
Of the Formation of the Vegetable Epidermis. By the Rev. Patrick Keith, F.L.S.
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p. 6
III.
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p. 10
IV.
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p. 19
V.
Some Account of the Tantalus Ephouskyca, a rare American Bird. By Benjamin Smith Barton, M.D. F.M.L.S.
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p. 24
VI.
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p. 28
VII.
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p. 35
VIII.
On the Power of Sarracenia adunca to entrap Insects. In a Letter to Sir J. E. Smith, Pres. Linn. Soc, from James Macbride, M.D. of South Carolina
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p. 48
IX.
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p. 53
X.
Descriptions of a new Genus of Plants named Araujia, and of a new Species of Passiflora. By Felix de Avellar Brotero, Professor of Botany in the University of Coimbra, F.M.L.S.
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p. 62
XI.
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p. 76
XII.
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p. 143
XIII.
Remarks on two Genera of Plants to be referred to the Family of the Rosaceæ, in a Letter from Mr. A. P. Decandolle. Professor of Natural History in the Academy of Geneva, Corresp. R. Acad. Sc. Paris, &c. to Sir James Edward Smith, President of the Linnean Society
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p. 152
XIV.
A Synopsis of the British Species of Rosa. By Joseph Woods, Esq. F.L.S.
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p. 159
XV.
A Botanical History of the Genus Tofieldia. By Sir James Edward Smith, M.D. F.R.S. P.L.S.
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p. 235
XVI.
A Monograph of the Genus Pæonia. By the late George Anderson, Esq. F.L.S. &c.
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p. 248

PART II.

XVII.
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p. 291
XVIII.
Descriptions of two new Shells. By Captain Frederic Marryat, R.N. F.L.S.
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p. 338
XIX.
Descriptions of five British Species of the Genus Terebella of Linné: By the late George Montagu, Esq. F.L.S. Communicated by William Elford Leach, M.D. F.R.S. and L.S.
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p. 340
XX.
Characters of two Species of Tordylium. By Sir James Edward Smith, M.D. F.R.S. P.L.S.
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p. 345
XXI.
Observations on a Viper found in Cranborne Chace, Dorsetshire. By the Rev. Thomas Rackett, F.R.S.and L.S.
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p. 349
XXII.
Description of select Indian Plants. By Henry Thomas Colebrooke, Esq. F.R.S. and L.S.
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p. 351
XXIII.
Upon the different Species of esculent Strawberries. By Thomas Andrew Knight, Esq. F.R.S. and L.S. Pres. Hort.Soc.
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p. 362
XXIV.
On the Germination of Lycopodium denticulatum, in a Letter to the Secretary from Richard Anthony Salisbury, Esq. F.R.S. and L.S.
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p. 365
XXV.
Some Account of the Lycoperdon solidum of the Flora Virginica, the Lycoperdon cervinum of Walter. By James Macbride, M.D. of South Carolina. Communicated by the President.
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p. 368
XXVI.
An Account of Rhizomorpha medullaris, a new British Fungus. By Sir James Edward Smith, M.D. F.R.S.
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p. 372
XXVII.
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p. 375
XXVIII.
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p. 454
XXIX.
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p. 483
XXX.
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p. 514
XXXI.
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p. 517
XXXII.
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p. 520
XXXIII.
Remarks on the Changes of the Plumage of Birds. By the Rev. William Whitear, of Starston in Norfolk. Communicated by Joseph Sabine, Esq., F.R.S. and L.S., &c.
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p. 524
XXXIV.
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p. 527
XXXV.
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p. 560
XXXVI.
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p. 584
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