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. Essentials of botany. Botany; Botany. 62 ESSENTIALS OF BOTANY minute branches, which perform the work of leaves (Fig. 36). The familiar greenhouse climber, wrongly known as smilax (properly called Myrsiphyllum), bears a profusion of what appear to be delicate green leaves (Fig. 37). Close study, however, shows that these are really short, flattened branches, and that each little branch springs from the. Fig. 36. A Spray of a Common Asparagus (not the edible species). axil of a true leaf, I, in the form of a minute scale. Some- times a flower and a leaf-like branch spring from the axil of the

. Essentials of botany. Botany; Botany. 62 ESSENTIALS OF BOTANY minute branches, which perform the work of leaves (Fig. 36). The familiar greenhouse climber, wrongly known as smilax (properly called Myrsiphyllum), bears a profusion of what appear to be delicate green leaves (Fig. 37). Close study, however, shows that these are really short, flattened branches, and that each little branch springs from the. Fig. 36. A Spray of a Common Asparagus (not the edible species). axil of a true leaf, I, in the form of a minute scale. Some- times a flower and a leaf-like branch spring from the axil of the Stock Photo
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. Essentials of botany. Botany; Botany. 62 ESSENTIALS OF BOTANY minute branches, which perform the work of leaves (Fig. 36). The familiar greenhouse climber, wrongly known as smilax (properly called Myrsiphyllum), bears a profusion of what appear to be delicate green leaves (Fig. 37). Close study, however, shows that these are really short, flattened branches, and that each little branch springs from the. Fig. 36. A Spray of a Common Asparagus (not the edible species). axil of a true leaf, I, in the form of a minute scale. Some- times a flower and a leaf-like branch spring from the axil of the same scale. Branches which, like those of Myrsiphyllum, so closely resemble leaves as to be almost indistinguishable from them are called dadophylls. 79. Modifiability of the Stem The stem may, as in the tallest trees in the great lianas of South American forests or the rattan of Indian jungles, reach a length of many hundred feet. On the other hand, in such "stemless". Please note that these images are extracted from scanned page images that may have been digitally enhanced for readability - coloration and appearance of these illustrations may not perfectly resemble the original work.. Bergen, Joseph Y. (Joseph Young), 1851-1917. Boston, Ginn

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