An account of the Onchidium a new genus of the class of Vermes, found in Bengal

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Published by Benjamin White and Son in London .

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  • Gastropoda -- India,
  • Onchinidiaceae

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Statementby Francis Buchannan ; read June 5, 1798.
SeriesLandmarks of science II
LC ClassificationsQ111 .H35, QL431 .H35
The Physical Object
Paginationp. 132-134, [1] leaf of plates
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19450659M

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Onchidium is a genus of air-breathing sea slugs, shell-less marine pulmonate gastropod mollusks in the family are only three species currently recognised in the genus. Species. According to the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), the following species with valid names are included within the genus Onchidium.

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Oncidium is a gender with around species spread throughout the North of Mexico, the Caribbean and in the South of Florida to South-America. They are predominantly epiphytes, but sometimes also lithophytes and terrestrial plants.

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A new species and new records of Onchidium slugs (Gastropoda, Euthyneura, Pulmonata, Onchidiidae) in South-East Asia. ZooKeys, 27– DOI: /zookeys Reference page. Links. Onchidium in the World Register of Marine Species. J. theor. Biol. ()Chaotic Nature of Bursting Discharges in the Onchidium Pacemaker Neuron HATSUO HAYASHI'~ AND SATORU [SHIZUKA~ Department of Computer Science and Electronics, Faculty of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Iizuka and ~Department of Physiology, Faculty of Dentistry, Kyushu.

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Oncidium, abbreviated as Onc in horticultural trade, is a genus that contains about species of orchids from the subfamily Epidendroideae of the orchid family (Orchidaceae). Contents[show] Distribution Plants in this genus are distributed through out tropical and subtropical Americas, growing as epiphytes, although some are lithophytes or terrestrials.

Description The genus was first. Works []. An Account of the Botanic Garden in the Island of St. Vincent ; The natural history of Xylocopa Teredo and Horia maculata in Transactions of the Linnean Society of London ; Description of a new species of Onchidium in Transactions of the Linnean Society of London Shop for Books on Google Play.

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What is your birth-orchid. September-Oncidium【 Original Habitation 】 Central American and South American highlands to lowlands. They grow on trees. 【 Derivation 】 The name came from the Greek word Onkidion (meaning “a small bump”).

Here is a photo that shows you the bumps clearly. 【 History 】 It also has the English name “Dancing Lady Orchid” ; the flower looks like a woman. Oncidium, abbreviated as Onc. in the horticultural trade, is a genus that contains about species of orchids from the subtribe Oncidiinae of the orchid family (Orchidaceae).As presently conceived (May ), it is distributed across much of South America, Central America, Mexico and the West Indies, with one species (O.

ensatum) extending into Florida. Oncidium is a cool-growing orchid which favours year-round low temperatures. It is well suited to a shady spot in summer and temperatures of at least 10 degrees Celsius are desirable at night. The plant requires careful watering, with more moisture needed when new shoots are growing.

Good drainage and ventilation are also essential. Oncidium orchids require more water during their growing and blooming months. During the quiet months cut back on the watering. This is the orchid’s dormant season and too much water will cause root rot.

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Oncidium, abbreviated as Onc. in the horticultural trade,[2] is a genus that contains about species of orchids from the subtribe Oncidiinae of the orchid family (Orchidaceae). Oncidiums are known often as the "dancing lady" orchid because, as you can see, the flowers resemble dancing ladies.

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The Oncidium genus itself has flowers that are one quarter to two inches in diameter. Flowers should last approximately four to six weeks, depending on your growing conditions. The “Shari Baby” hybrid also has small flowers, but produces a wonderful “chocolate” fragrance.

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Our stock photo agency has a vast inventory of orchid pictures - a sub specialty from the orchid picture library of judywhite, author of the. Common Name The Birds Beak Oncidium Flower Size 3/4" [to 2 cm] This is a northern Central American, cool to warm growing species that grows as an epiphyte in humid forests at altitudes up to meters and likes a semi-winter rest.Oncidium × inopinatum Christenson, Richardiana 3: () = Oncidium karwinskii × Oncidium unguiculatum Oncidium × kraenzlinii (O'Brien) & ms, Lindleyana 21(3): 25 () = Oncidium cinnamomeum × Oncidium naevium.Though we edit our accounts for accuracy, we cannot guarantee all information in those accounts.

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