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Primum lily, large lves, tall 8 ft h and magnify clusters of flwrs, slender petals re - curved. Cordia tree, orange flwrs in clusters, large glossy lves, native. Euphorbia tree, prickly cactus - like lves, from E Africa. Acacia native. Caesurina equisilifolium; tree like conifer large, Australian. Ceratra encordus; health like bush peculiar to Florida, dark bush 2 to 5 ft h. Caroca papya; fruit like pear, pistia. Leaves sailing as one bird in the sliver regions of the sky. Tantalus pictus; crying bird. Florida/ Zenthoxylon Wia Sideroxylon Mississippi - means the great fire of rivers 5 ft. 1 in. dia maple at Osborn’s gatel; a magnify sweep of branches, many small branches instead of few large as in elm; almost the handsomest of Hammers and chisels and a; copy for H. F. Osborn.

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Original journal dimensions: 9 x 15 cm.

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