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Resting Spores


A VERY interesting memoir by Dr. Wittrock, the well-known Swedish botanist, was communicated to the Swedish Academy of Sciences in December last “On the Spore-Formation of the Mesocarpeæ and especially of the New Genus Gonatonema.” The chief interest of this memoir seems to us to lie in its somewhat novel interpretation of some pretty well-known physiological facts, which we shall as briefly as possible proceed to enumerate.

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