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Useful Knowledge_ Vol. II. Vegetables A familiar account of the various productions of nature

Useful Knowledge_ Vol. II. Vegetables
A familiar account of the various productions of nature
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Title: Useful Knowledge_ Vol. II. Vegetables A familiar account of the various productions of nature
Release Date: 2018-09-23
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Copyright Status: Public domain in the USA.
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Frontispiece to Vol. II.

USEFUL KNOWLEDGE:

OR

A FAMILIAR ACCOUNT

OF THE

VARIOUS PRODUCTIONS

OF

Nature,

MINERAL, VEGETABLE, AND ANIMAL,

WHICH ARE CHIEFLY EMPLOYED FOR THE USE OF MAN.

Illustrated with numerous Figures, and intended as a Work
both of Instruction and Reference.


BY THE

Rev. WILLIAM BINGLEY, AM. FLS.

LATE OF PETERHOUSE, CAMBRIDGE, AND AUTHOR OF
ANIMAL BIOGRAPHY.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II. VEGETABLES.


FOURTH EDITION.


LONDON: PRINTED FOR BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY;
HARVEY AND DARTON;
AND C. AND J. RIVINGTON.


1825.

EXPLANATION OF THE PLATES

OF THE

SECOND VOLUME.


FRONTISPIECE: PLATE I.
Fig. Fig.
1. Olive. 7. Scammony plant.
2. Ginger plant. 8. Jalap plant.
3. Black pepper. 9. Coffee-tree.
4. Cardamom plant. 10. Peruvian bark tree.
5. Sugar cane. 11. Tobacco plant.
6. Saffron. 12. Annual capsicum.
PLATE II.
13. Wheat. 20. Meadow fox-tail grass.
14. Oats. 21. Cat's-tail grass.
15. Barley. 22. Fiorin, or Orcheston long
16. Rye. grass.
17. Vernal grass. 23. Canary grass.
18. Cotton grass. 24. Purple melic grass.
19. Bull-rush.
PLATE III.
25. Meadow soft grass. 31. Flote fescue grass.
26. Reed meadow grass. 32. Sheep's fescue grass.
27. Smooth-stalked meadow 33. Common reed.
grass. 34. Sea matweed.
28. Annual meadow grass. 35. Rye, or Ray grass.
29. Crested dog's-tail grass. 36. Couch, or Squitch grass.
30. Hard fescue grass.

PLATE IV.

37. Flax. 43. Logwood-tree.
38. Socotrine Aloe. 44. Mahogany-tree.
39. Rice. 45. All-spice, or Pimento-tree.
40. Cinnamon-tree. 46. Almond-tree.
41. Camphor-tree. 47. Pomegranate.
42. Cashew Nut tree. 48. Caper plant.
PLATE V.
49. Tea-tree. 55. Orange-tree.
50. Clove-tree. 56. Lemon-tree.
51. Tamarind-tree. 57. Bread-fruit-tree.
52. Cotton plant. 58. Maize, or Indian corn.
53. Cowhage plant. 59. Cucumber.
54. Chocolate-tree. 60. Indian rubber tree.
PLATE VI.
61. Common elm. 67. Hazel.
62. Broad-leaved elm. 68. Oak.
63. Alder. 69. Walnut-tree.
64. Beech-tree. 70. Sycamore.
65. Sweet chesnut. 71. Plane-tree.
66. Horse chesnut. 72. Mulberry-tree.
PLATE VII.
73. Hornbeam. 79. Ash-tree.
74. White poplar. 80.
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