fern-collector"s guide where to find and how to name the ferns by Clute, Willard Nelson

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Published by Frederick A. Stokes company in New York .

Written in English

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  • Ferns -- United States,
  • Ferns -- Collection and preservation -- United States,
  • Botanical specimens -- Collection and preservation

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Statementby Willard Nelson Clute.
LC ClassificationsQK525 .C6
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p.
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6919915M
LC Control Number02021874

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The Plant Lover’s Guide to Ferns, by fern enthusiasts Richie Steffen and Sue Olsen, is packed with information on these reliable plants. The book includes profiles for plants, with information on growth and propagation, advice on using ferns in garden design, and lists of where to buy the plants and where to view them in public gardens/5(58).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clute, Willard Nelson, Fern-collector's guide. New York, Frederick A. Stokes Co. [©] (OCoLC) Pteridomania or Fern-Fever was a Victorian craze for ferns. Decorative arts of the period presented the fern motif in pottery, glass, metal, textiles, wood, printed paper, and sculpture, with ferns "appearing on everything from christening presents to gravestones and memorials".

New York: Henry Holt and Co, Hardcover. Very Good +. 70 pgs, plus index and adverts. 9 x 12 in. Green cloth with black fern illustration and gilt lettering on cover, gilt lettering on spine.

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Devon was the most important of these south-western counties as a source of such varieties. Many of the people whose names are linked with the early varieties lived in Devon. A few years since might be seen in the streets of Plymouth itinerant fern collectors who were exposing for sale large mats of Hymenophyllum, torn ruthlessly from their rocks, the scars of which remain in the Meavy and Cornwood valleys to the present day" (Francis Brent in Rowe's Perambulation of Dartmoor (), 3rd.

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Miss Price's "Fern Collectors' Hand-book" is helpful, but it is without descriptive text. alive”. I do not know how many fern collectors have ventured into Mexico, but my book on the Plant Collectors of Mexico, published inlists over 4, personal names. The purpose of my collections was centered around the publication of a book called Ferns and Fern Allies of Chihuahua, which I did with the late Dr.

Donovan Correll. The tree fern Highland Lace had an unusual introduction into cultivation almost thirty years ago in Eastern Australia and was initially identified as Sphaeropteris tomentosissima (Copel.) Since then, it has been introduced to Europe and the US, and it remains a popular tree fern found in both public and private collections.

We re-examined this fern, comparing it to a herbarium. The mountain is a favourite spot for sightseers, bushwalkers, rock climbers and picnickers; for two colonial centuries, it has hosted woodchoppers and fern-collectors, bushrangers and naturalists – everyone from Lady Jane Franklin to Charles Darwin.

A third, the Killarney fern, Trichomanes speciosum, was nearly driven to extinction by Victorian fern-collectors avid to possess its diaphanous evergreen fronds. Women were encouraged to become fern collectors. Of all the Sciences, Botany had long been the only one deemed ‘suitable’ for a ladylike disposition.

The collection and observation of ferns fit tidily into that schema. Books continued to appear to the fern-hungry public. James Shirley Hibberd (), was, to quote Ms. Here is a storyteller and poet from Tasmania. Bridge Hotel. I have spent a fair bit of time now looking down into the Forth River valley, hanging out in the high country near its headwaters.

The Narrow Hart's Tongue fern differs from the plain species, unsurprisingly, by having narrower leaves but also with an undulating margin giving an extremely attractive rippling effect to. This is a record of material that was recently featured on the Main Page as part of Did you know (DYK).

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sent to all of the fern collectors known to members and Dr F W. Stansfield was invited to become the first president. The doctor, as he was known, was a member of the family which ran one of two prominent fern nurseries in Sale, near Manchester, and was a great authority on fern varieties.

The annual subscription was five shillings (25 pence) and. "The Fern-Collectors Handbook and Herbarium"() by Sarah Frances Price is an index and identification guide to the ferns of the eastern United States. The work provides detailed descriptions of over 70 species, as well as illustrations by Price and instructions on how to preserve and mount herbarium specimens.

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