Flowers and Insects

W. W. Bailey
1889 Botanical Gazette  
voyage of Jacques Cartier to New France to 1800, was a period of very slow scientific progress, and the names of those who in any way contributed to botanical work in Canada do not exceed 24. Regarding these the author gives much interesting information, with notices of their work. It is evident that it has taken much time and labor to search out these facts, and the thanks of the antiquarian, as well as the historian and botanist, are due to Professor Penhallow. AN IMPORTANT contribution to
more » ... contribution to the knowledge of the moss-flora of New Guinea forms the last issued part of the Bibliotheca botanica.6 The collections on which it was based were made by Biiuerlen in 1885 in the south, by Chalmers and Bridge in the Cloudy Mts. in 1884, and by Lawes in the Astrolabe Range. Eighteen new species are characterized and eight figured on the beautiful plates. An appendix enumerates the Hepaticsc of the same collections, including one new species. 6GEIrEEB, AOEIBERT.-Neue Beitrilge zur Moosflora Neu-Guinea. Bibl. hot" heft 13. Pp. 12. pl. 8. 4to. Cassel: Theodor Fischer. 1889. M. 10. 7 WILSON, WeI. P.-The production of rerating organs on the roots of swamp and other plants.
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