By Klaus H. Carl
Mega sq. Herbarium is predicated at the paintings of Basilius Besler, the recognized plant specialist who, for the 1st time in background, defined, painted and engraved over 1000 species of vegetation. His drawings are of significant clinical in addition to creative worth, and supply vibrant insights into Europe's eclectic plant life. This Mega sq. version could be the perfect present, proposing an enticing and weird topic in a small and functional structure.
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Hyacinthus orientalis Dark-flowered Common Hyacinth Liliaceae 44 Rigid leathery leaves are fixed by means of glue, or, if they present too smooth a surface, by stitching at their edges. Where, as in private herbaria, the specimens are not liable to be handled with great frequency, a stitch here and there round the stem, I. Narcissus pseudonarcissus Daffodil Amaryllidaceae II. Narcissus pseudonarcissus Wild Daffodil Amaryllidaceae III. Bulbocodium vernum Spring Meadow Saffron Liliaceae 46 IV. Muscari botryoides Common Grape Hyacinth Liliaceae V.
Iris graminea Plum-scented Iris Iridaceae IV. Fritillaria persica Persian Fritillary [Adiyaman] bulb Liliaceae 60 The species of each genus are then arranged either systematically or alphabetically in separate covers of stout, usually light brown paper, or if the genus is large, in several covers with the name of the genus clearly indicated in the lower left-hand corner of each, and opposite it the names or reference numbers of the species. I. Lilium bulbiferum sub specie Croceum Fire Lily [Orange Lily] with its bulb Liliaceae II.
Ranunculus specie Double-flowered Persian Buttercup Ranunculaceae III. Ranunculus specie White-flowered Buttercup Ranunculaceae 40 IV. Ranunculus specie Persian Buttercup with serrated petals Ranunculaceae V. Ranunculus specie Variegated Persian Buttercup Ranunculaceae The palms and their allies however, and some ferns, require a larger size. On the Continent, specimens are commonly fixed to tough but flexible coarse grey paper (German Fliesspapier) by gummed strips of the same. This material is less hygroscopic than ordinary cartridge paper, I.