Common Beech

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“Fagus sylvatica; 1. male catkins; 2. female do.; 3. the latter, with the scales of the involucre stripped off to show the ovaries at the apex; 4. a male flower; 5. a half-grown male with the involucre, now consisting of consolidated scales, forced back; 6. a ripe involucre opening and exposing the nuts; 7. a transverse section of a ripe nut; 8. the same of a young ovary.” -Lindley, 1853


Lindley, John The Vegetable Kingdom (London, England: Bradbury & Evans, 1853)


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