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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 158 | University and Jepson Herbaria Archives, University of California, Berkeley

 
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Jepson Field Book volume 14 page 158
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Kew Herbarium Eraceae 3 new genera the most remarkable a shrub with a capsule like Eschscholzia - calyx 3-leaved, petals 4, entire leaves I wished you to call this Bichenovia.  You will find some curious plants in Hydrophylleae allied to Eutoea [etc]. and are new genus, a large Tree between Fraxinus and Acer Fraxinus in asmuch as there is a male and female tree - with flowers and leaves resembling that genus with the silver grain wood and bark of Acer.  This is a fine plant.  There is abundance of specimens in all stages for you.  In California grows Taxodium perhaps different from T. nootkatensis 200 ft high :::::::::  June 21, 1906. to 310!!! doubtless the loftiest tree in the world - awfully large indeed.  This is a common tree the wood of which from its color called "Palo Colorado" of all these I shall write you by & by. D. D." Taken from Hook. Corr. vol. 61, litt. 102.  "Lindley wrote me a letter of a few lines which I have not been able to read through.  I devoted 4 days to it". l.c. litt 106  "I shall write to the Revd Narcisson [Narciso] Duran, the prefect of the order in California, an ambiable [sic] and learned man,
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