10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUINCUNCIAL»
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Writings of Charles S. Peirce: 1879-1884
A. Quincuncial. Projection. of. the. Sphere. P 135: American Journal of
Mathematics 2 (1879): 394-96 For meteorological, magnetological and other
purposes, it is convenient to have a projection of the sphere which shall show the
Charles Sanders Peirce, Max Harold Fisch, Christian J. W. Kloesel, 1989
Flowering Plants. Eudicots: Berberidopsidales, Buxales, ...
Trees; hairs unicellular; terminal bud perulate, colleters present; leaves spiral,
secondary veins distant, tertiaries often scalariform; inflorescences terminal, with
∞ flowers; sepals 5, quincuncial; petals 5, contorted; anthers 1.2–2mm long,
Klaus Kubitzki, C. Bayer, P.F. Stevens, 2007
Poe's Pym: Critical Explorations
Later in the essay, Browne evokes the quincuncial network as a micro- cosmic
symbol of the world when he points out that in the Egyptian hieroglyphics "Orus,
the Hieroglyphick of the world, is described in a Net-work covering, from the ...
THE AMERICAN NATURALIST
quincuncial to the left. The other buds of that species were not observed. In the
latter (A. cannabinuin) four buds showed the sepals quincuncial to the left, and
one to the right. It will be observed that the aestivation of Asclepias and Apocy-
The American Naturalist
Mechanical Cause of Quincuncial Phyllotaxy. — In a preliminary note on this
subject, Prof. F. Delpino, of the Royal University of Genoa, describes the
following experiment by which he has reached certain conclusions concerning
Types of floral mechanism: a selection of diagrams and ...
Ascending, and its reverse Descending. IV. Cochlear. V. Right Contorted. Fig. 7.
Types of prefloration of a pentamerous corolla. Thus if « members, arranged in
sequence like a whorl cf. Kichler (187 1). or Left Convolute. Quincuncial. Bilateral
Arthur Harry Church, 1908
Physiological Botany: An Abridgement of The Students' Guide ...
When in a quincuncial arrangement the second part of the cycle becomes wholly
internal instead of being external, the regularity of the quincunx is interrupted,
and a variety of aestivation occurs to which the name cochlear has been given (
Geological Survey Professional Paper
Pseudonodulus on inner edge of the quincuncial zone. Remarks. — The
justification for using Actinocyclus octonarius in place of A. ehrenbergii has been
well presented by Hendey (1937) and Lohman (1942) and need not be repeated
Geological Survey (U.S.), 1976
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A massing of the quincunx arrangement produces an effect analogous to that of
the lines on a chess-board or of latticework, while botanists recognise a
quincuncial structure in several of the parts of plants. This may serve, perhaps, as
Robert Hartwell Fiske, 2011
In the Maw of the Earth Monster: Mesoamerican Ritual Cave Use
Alternative Spatial Models Although the quincuncial frame is an important model
in Mesoamerican cognitive structure, other models exist. Taube (1988a:163—
168), for example, presents evidence from ethnohistorical texts for a circular
James E. Brady, Keith M. Prufer, 2013
2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUINCUNCIAL»
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Evolution and Development of Mughal Garden
In this hortus conculus (walled garden), trees were planted in quincuncial patterns. Flowers were lavishly used and midget plants were grown for fruit trees. «The Nation, Sep 14»
How to copy biological growth, and transform 2D gels into 3D shapes
Image: A halftone printing method is used to program the growth of a flat sheet into a sphere through a pattern based on the Peirce quincuncial map projection ... «io9, Mar 12»