The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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Sometimes the geographical designation is narrowed, with a commensurate gain
in stylistic information; thus Mantegna is said to belong to the North Italian school
and Perugino to the Umbrian school. The gain, however, may be in confusion; ...
Sometimes the flowers in the outermost row of the head are borne in the axils (
angles) of involucral bracts, sometimes not. In many members of the order,
especially the relatively primitive tribe Heliantheae, the common receptacle (the
Leaves mostly alternate and entire, very often white-woolly; heads radiate or
discoid to very often disciform, generally yellow or yellowish; involucral bracts
herbaceous to often dry and papery, sometimes brightly coloured; receptacle
chaffy or ...
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