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The advent in 1851 of Hofmeister's brilliant discovery of the changes proceeding in the embryo-sac of flowering plants, and his determination of the correct relationships of these with the Cryptogamia, fixed the true position of Gymnosperms as a class distinct from Dicotyledons, and the term Angiosperm then gradually came to be accepted as the suitable designation for the whole of the flowering plants other than
In this volume I pass over very lightly the Cryptogamia, Filices, Lichenes, Musci, and Algoe, the ferns, lichens, mosses, etc., referring the reader for full details to my report before the Am. Med.
Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural. Being also a Medical Botany of the Confederate States; with Practical Information on the Useful Properties of the Trees, Plants, and Shrubs
In every fresh specimen of Cryptogamia which I placed beneath my instrument I believed that I discovered wonders of which the world was as yet ignorant.
Stretching onward and upward to the line of the eternal snow, there are encountered the _Cryptogamia_ -- the lichens and mosses of
The Cryptogamia are very numerous, so are the Polygamia. —
In Linneus's artificial fyftem, the Alga oc - cupy the third order of the clafs Cryptogamia.
Without cotyledons or lobes to the feed; and confequently not having any feminal leaves: as in the clafs Cryptogamia.
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