Minutes of the Proceedings November, 1864-November 1885, Volume 2

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Página 176 - ... sought out, or indeed caught hold of, and compelled into its service. It surrounds them, as a spider its prey, with a fibrous net of narrow meshes, which is gradually converted into an impenetrable covering ; but, whilst the spider sucks its prey and leaves it lying dead, the fungus incites the algae found in its net to more rapid activity — nay, to more vigorous increase.
Página 175 - As the result of my researches all these growths [Lichens] are not simple plants, not individuals in the ordinary sense of the word; they are rather colonies, which consist of hundreds and thousands of individuals, of which, however, one alone plays the master, whilst the rest, in perpetual captivity, prepare the nutriment for themselves and their master.
Página 176 - Ascomycetes, a parasite which is accustomed to live upon, others' work ; its slaves are green algae, which it has sought out, or indeed caught hold of, and compelled into its service. It surrounds them, as a spider its prey, with a fibrous net of narrow meshes, which is gradually converted into an impenetrable...
Página 71 - ... nearly colourless, or bluish, varied by a palish-brownish hue, enclosing a number of minute clear shiny purplish-grey, generally elliptic, sharply bounded corpuscles, these forming a stratum Ju-st under the periphery of the body, below which often occurs a more or less dense stratum of large bright chlorophyll-granules; pseudopodia hyaline, generally emanating in a cluster from a comparatively restricted region, but occasionally singly from other different points, short and conical, or more elongate...
Página 7 - ... fibres. The processes frequently subdivide into minute branches, which form part of the network between them. The opposite end of the cell tapers gradually into a straight process, which runs directly...
Página 170 - Cells solitary or occurring in families of from 2-16 each, compressed, quadrangular or triangular, equilateral, becoming subdivided into quadrate or wedge-shaped segments or rounded lobes, either by deep vertical or oblique incisions or by wide angular or rounded sinuses; cell contents blue-green; reproduction by cell division. (Single cells break apart by the incisions into four daughter-cells each, the daughter-cells after division forming separate individuals. The direction of the incisions is...
Página 180 - I apprehend, unprecedented — a hypha like other lichen-hyph®, no doubt (but known to be that of a Collema), with large elliptical or cylindrical " gonidia" containing a central
Página 102 - Lessonia washed up on the shore for pieces of driftwood, and on one occasion no persuasion could prevent the captain of a brig from employing his boat and boat's crew, during two biting cold days, in collecting this incombustible wood for fuel (quoted by Berkeley, ' Introd. to Crypt. Bot.,
Página 171 - Tetrapedia sttigera, nov. sp. Cells triangular, each lateral margin somewhat deeply excavated by a broad rounded sinus, dividing the cell into three lobes rounded at the ends, and each terminated by a very delicate straight bristle, in length about equal to the diameter of the cell ; in side view oblong, somewhat inflated at the middle at each side, ends rounded, and each seen tipped by the bristle. Figs. 14, 15, 16, 17. Diameter of cell (without bristles) about ^'^ to yiifoi5" from end to end, including...
Página 71 - Considerations which would fall under this head, so far as they have a bearing in a generic point of view, and so far as the genus Amphizonella is typified by Greeff's forms, have been already adverted to. In respect, however, to our new form, it might suggest itself just possibly that certain considerations might operate in a measure to exclude it from one and the same genus with Greeff's. I allude to the mostly one-sided...

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