. The natural history of plants. Botany. Pig. 124. Foliaceoua and floriferoua branch (J). Fig. 125. Long. sect, of female flower (f). Fig. 126. Long. sect, of compound fruit. With a receptacle in form of a sac, like that of Lanessania and the neighbouring genera, the Figs (Ficus) have given their name to a distinct group (Ficece), because this receptacular pouch, with orifice generally very narrow, and surrounded by a small involucre, encloses female flowers in great number instead of a single one, with or without male flowers above them. All are likewise disposed in glomerules on the interior

. The natural history of plants. Botany. Pig. 124. Foliaceoua and floriferoua branch (J). Fig. 125. Long. sect, of female flower (f). Fig. 126. Long. sect, of compound fruit. With a receptacle in form of a sac, like that of Lanessania and the neighbouring genera, the Figs (Ficus) have given their name to a distinct group (Ficece), because this receptacular pouch, with orifice generally very narrow, and surrounded by a small involucre, encloses female flowers in great number instead of a single one, with or without male flowers above them. All are likewise disposed in glomerules on the interior Stock Photo
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. The natural history of plants. Botany. Pig. 124. Foliaceoua and floriferoua branch (J). Fig. 125. Long. sect, of female flower (f). Fig. 126. Long. sect, of compound fruit. With a receptacle in form of a sac, like that of Lanessania and the neighbouring genera, the Figs (Ficus) have given their name to a distinct group (Ficece), because this receptacular pouch, with orifice generally very narrow, and surrounded by a small involucre, encloses female flowers in great number instead of a single one, with or without male flowers above them. All are likewise disposed in glomerules on the interior surface of the common receptacle. 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.. Baillon, Henri Ernest, 1827-1895; Hartog, Marcus Manuel, 1851-. London, L. Reeve & Co.

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