The Power of Movement in Plants eBook

Francis Darwin
This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 570 pages of information about The Power of Movement in Plants.

Adenanthera pavonia, nyctitropic movements of leaflets, 374

Aecidium elatinum, effect on the lateral branches of the silver fir, 188

Aesculus hippocastanum, movements of radicle, 28, 29
—­, sensitiveness of apex of radicle, 172-174

Albizzia lophantha, nyctitropic movements of leaflets, 383
—­, of pinnae, 402

Allium cepa, conical protuberance on arched cotyledon, 59 —­, circumnutation of basal half of arched cotyledon, 60 —­, mode of breaking through ground, 87 —­, straightening process, 101 —­ porrum, movements of flower-stems, 226

Alopecurus pratensis, joints affected by apogeotropism, 503

Aloysia citriodora, circumnutation of stem, 210

Amaranthus, sleep of leaves, 387
—­ caudatus, nocturnal movement of cotyledons, 307

Amorpha fruticosa, sleep of leaflets, 354

Ampelopsis tricuspidata, hyponastic movement of hooked tips, 272-275

Amphicarpoea monoica, circumnutation and nyctitropic movements of leaves, 365 —­, effect of sunshine on leaflets, 445 —­, geotropic movements of, 520 [page 575]

ANODA—­BRASSICA

Anoda Wrightii, sleep of cotyledons, 302, 312 —­, of leaves, 324 —­, downward movement of cotyledons, 444

Apheliotropism, or negative heliotropism, 5, 419, 432

Apios graveolens, heliotropic movements of hypocotyl, 422-424 —­ tuberosa, vertical sinking of leaflets at night, 368

Apium graveolens, sleep of cotyledons, 305
—­, petroselinum, sleep of cotyledons, 304

Apogeotropic movements effected by joints or pulvini, 502

Apogeotropism, 5, 494; retarded by heliotropism, 501; concluding remarks on, 507

Arachis hypogoea, circumnutation of gynophore, 225 —­, effects of radiation on leaves, 289, 296 —­, movements of leaves, 357 —­ rate of movement, 404 —­, circumnutation of vertically dependent young gynophores, 519 —­, downward movement of the same, 519

Arching of various organs, importance of, to seedling plants, 87, 88; emergence of hypocotyls or epicotyls in the form of an, 553

Asparagus officinalis, circumnutation of plumules, 60-62. —­, effect of lateral light, 484

Asplenium trichomanes, movement in the fruiting fronds, 257, n.

Astragalus uliginosus, movement of leaflets, 355

Avena sativa, movement of cotyledons, 65, 66. —­, sensitiveness of tip of radicle to moist air, 183 —­, heliotropic movement and circumnutation of cotyledon, 421, 422 —­, sensitiveness of cotyledon to a lateral light, 477 —­, young sheath-like cotyledons strongly apogeotropic, 499

Avena sativa, movements of oldish cotyledons, 499, 500

Averrhoa bilimbi, leaf asleep, 330 —­, angular movements when going to sleep, 331-335 —­, leaflets exposed to bright sunshine, 447

Azalea Indica, circumnutation of stem, 208

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