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Title: American medical botany, being a collection of the native medicinal plants of the United States, containing their botanical history and chemical analysis, and properties and uses in medicine, diet and the arts, with coloured engravings
Year: 1817 (1810s)
Authors: Bigelow, Jacob, 1786-1879
Subjects: Botany, Medical Botany
Publisher: Boston, Cummings and Hilliard
Contributing Library: NCSU Libraries
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r, may be given in pulmonarycomplaints several times in a day. In most casesafter the inflammatory diathesis is in some degreesubsided, it may be freely repeated as long as itagrees with the stomach and bowels.9 66 ASCLEPIAS TUBEROSA. BOTANICAL BEFERENCES. Asclepias tuberosa, Lin. Sp. pL—Pursh, i. 183.—Michaux,i. 117.—Elliott, Car. i. 325.—Asclepias decumbens, a variety,Lin. Pursh, &c.—Apocynum Novje Anglise birsutum radicetuberosa, floribus aurantiacis, Herman, Hort. 646. t. 647.—DuL-lENlus, EltJu 35, t. 30, /. 34. MEDICAL REFERENCES. B. S. Barton, CoUedionSf 48.—Thacher, Disp, 154.—Chapman, Therapeutics and Mat. Med. i. 346. PLATE XXVI. Fig. 1. Asclepias tuberosa. Fig. 2. Jl Jloiver, Fig. 3, Jl Jlower dissected, showing the mass of anthers, and one nectary tvith its horn.Fig. 4. Magnified section of the mass of anthers, showing the sit- itation of the pistils inside, ^x. A pflir of pollen masses is drawn out at the top.Fig. 5. Pistils magnijied, and calyx. AA-V7/
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MAGNOLIA GLAUCA. Small Magnolia, PLATE XXFII. vf F the splendid family of trees known bythe name of Magnolia, the American continenthas many species. Taken collectively they fur-nish perhaps the most elegant assemblage produc-ed in the forests of the temperate zone. Theyare distinguished by their rich, smooth foliage,large fragrant flowers, and aromatic bark. Someof them are trees of very exalted stature, takingrank with the highest tenants of the woods. Thepresent species is more humble than the rest inits growth, yet more interesting in some of its oth-er properties. The Magnolia glauca has the most extensiverange, especially near tlie sea board, of any of thespecies of its family. Its most northern bounda- 08 DIAGNOLIA GLAUCA. rj appears to be in a sheltered swamp in Man-chester, Cape Ann, about thirty miles north ofBoston. It here attains to but small size, and isfrequently killed to the ground by severe winters.It is common in the Middle and Southern States,and Michaux informs us

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