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" American forests ; but not less so are the cecropia trees, with their white stems and large palmated leaves standing up like great candelabra. Sometimes the ground is carpeted with large flowers, yellow, pink, or white, that have fallen from some invisible... "
The Naturalist in Nicaragua: A Narrative of a Residence at the Gold Mines of ... - Page 58
by Thomas Belt - 1874 - 403 lehte
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Tropical Nature, and Other Essays

Alfred Russel Wallace - 1878 - 356 lehte
...fallen from some invisible tree-top above ; or the air is filled with a delieious perfume, the souree of which one seeks around in vain, for the flowers that cause it are fur overhead out of sight, lost in. the great overshadowing erown of verdure." Although, as has been...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, 268. köide

1890
...air is filled with a delicious perfume, the source of which one seeks in vain, for the flowers which cause it are far overhead out of sight, lost in the great overshadowing crown of verdure." But my subject is not exhausted, and I must hurry on and keep closely to Costa Rica and its concerns...
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Natural Selection and Tropical Nature: Essays on Descriptive and Theoretical ...

Alfred Russel Wallace - 1891 - 492 lehte
...elegance. by tJje** ^-[astomffi, and succi _ cO loiired begonias and fl es^^ i . ; jcan forests ; but leaves standing up like great candelabra. Sometimes...lost in the great overshadowing crown of verdure." Although, as has been shown elsewhere, it may be doubted whether light directly produces floral colour,...
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The Strand Magazine, 3. köide

George Newnes - 1892
...feet from the ground, to delight the sight by their .graceful elegance. Great broad-leaved helifor the flowers that cause it are far overhead out of...lost in the great overshadowing crown of verdure. "* " But," he adds, " the uniformity of climate which has led to this rich luxuriance and endless variety...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - 1892 - 429 lehte
...American forests ; but not less so are the cecropia trees, with their white stems and large palmated leaves standing up like great candelabra. Sometimes...lost in the great overshadowing crown of verdure." " But," he adds, " the uniformity of climate which has led to this rich luxuriance and endless variety...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - 1892 - 429 lehte
...filled with a delicious perfume, the source of which one seeks around 28 THE BEAUTIES OF NATURE CHAP. in vain, for the flowers that cause it are far overhead...lost in the great overshadowing crown of verdure." "But," he adds, ''the uniformity of climate which has led to this rich luxuriance and endless variety...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - 1892 - 429 lehte
...tree-top above ; or the air is filled with a delicious perfume, the source of which one seeks arcin vain, for the flowers that cause it are far overhead...lost in the great overshadowing crown of verdure." " But," he adds, "the uniformity of climate which has led to this rich luxuriance and endless variety...
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The Nicaragua Canal

William E. Simmons - 1900 - 334 lehte
...or the air is filled with a delicious perfume, for the source of which one seeks around in vain, as the flowers that cause it are far overhead out of...lost in the great overshadowing crown of verdure.* Another remarkable fact is that nearly every great tree is different from its neighbor. In nearly every...
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The Beauties of Nature and the Wonders of the World We Live in

Sir John Lubbock - 1904 - 427 lehte
...some invisible tree-top above ; or the air is filled with a delicious perfume, the source of wlnch one seeks around in vain, for the flowers that cause...lost in the great overshadowing crown of verdure." "But," he adds, "the uniformity of climate which has led to this rich luxuriance and endless variety...
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