British trees (1907.) (20392795836)


British trees (1907.) (20392795836)



Title: British trees
Identifier: britishtrees01cole (find matches)
Year: 1907. (1900s)
Authors: Cole, Rex Vicat, b. 1870; Kempe, Dorothy
Subjects: Trees
Publisher: London : Hutchinson
Contributing Library: New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library
Digitizing Sponsor: The LuEsther T Mertz Library, the New York Botanical Garden

Text Appearing Before Image:
THE OAK. 11^
Text Appearing After Image:
THE LEAF. The leat ot the Oak varies in size and form in the two species, as well as in individual trees. The leat ot the Pedunculata con- tributes to the rugged look ot the tree, being contorted and waved at the edge. It is oblong in shape, and from two to four inches in length. The edge is divided into several lobes, irregular and rounded, the divisions between them cutting into the leaf about halt wav to the central rib. The leaf is covered with a network of veins, the larger ones beino; verv noticeable on account ot the wavi- ness of the leaf. The leaves have hardly anv toot-stalks. The dis- tincti\'e features of the leaf ot Robur Sessiliflora are its larger size, more





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