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Alexander von Humboldt: „New Inquiries into the Laws which are observed in the Dirstribution of Vegetable Forms“, in: ders., Sämtliche Schriften digital, herausgegeben von Oliver Lubrich und Thomas Nehrlich, Universität Bern 2021. URL: <https://humboldt.unibe.ch/text/1821Nouvelles_recherches_sur08> [abgerufen am 17.04.2024].
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Titel  New Inquiries into the Laws which are observed in the Dirstribution of Vegetable Forms  

Jahr  1822  
Ort  Edinburgh  
Nachweis in: The Edinburgh Philosophical Journal 6:12 (April 1822), S. 273–289; 7:13 (Juli 1822), S. 47–55.


Sprache  Englisch  
Typografischer Befund  Antiqua; Auszeichnung: Kursivierung, Kapitälchen; Fußnoten mit Asterisken; Schmuck: Initialen; Tabellensatz.  
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Nouvelles Recherches sur les lois que l’on observe dans la distribution des formes végétales (Paris, 1821, Französisch)  
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New Inquiries into the Laws which are observed in the Dirstribution of Vegetable Forms (Edinburgh, 1822, Englisch)  
Natural History (London, 1822, Englisch)  
Natural History I / Histoire naturelle I (Moskau, 1823, Englisch; Französisch) 
New Inquiries into the Laws which are observed inthe Distribution of Vegetable Forms. By Baron Alexander Humboldt *.
France.  North America.  Lapland.  
Glumaceæ, ‒ ‒  460  365  124 
Compositæ, ‒ ‒  490  454  38 
Leguminosæ, ‒ ‒  230  148  14 
Cruciferæ, ‒ ‒  190  46  22 
Umbelliferæ, ‒  170  50  9 
Caryophylleæ, ‒  165  40  29 
Labiatæ, ‒ ‒  149  78  7 
Rhinantheæ, ‒ ‒  147  79  17 
Amentaceæ, ‒ ‒  69  113  23 
Groups, founded on the Analogy ofForms.  Proportions to the whole mass of Phænogamous Plants.  Signs indicating thedirection ofIncrease.  
Equatorial Zone,Lat. 0°—10°.  Temperate Zone,Lat. 45°—52°.  Frigid Zone,Lat. 67°—70°.  
Agamous Plants,

Plains, ‒ ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{15} \)Mountains, ‒ ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{5} \)  \( \frac{1}{2} \)  \( \frac{1}{1} \)  ↗ 
Ferns alone.  Country slightly Mountainous, \( \frac{1}{20} \)Country very Mountainous, \( frac{1}{3} \)—\( \frac{1}{8} \)  \( \frac{1}{70} \)  \( \frac{1}{25} \)  ← → 
Monocotyledonous Plants.  Old Continent, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{5} \)New Continent, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{6} \)  \( \frac{1}{4} \)  \( frac{1}{3} \)  ↗ 
Glumaceæ,

\( \frac{1}{11} \)  \( \frac{1}{8} \)  \( \frac{1}{4} \)  ↗ 
Junceæ alone.  \( \frac{1}{400} \)  \( \frac{1}{90} \)  \( \frac{1}{25} \)  ↗ 
Cyperaceæ alone.  Old Continent, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{22} \)New Continent, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{50} \)  \( \frac{1}{20} \)  \( \frac{1}{9} \)  ↗ 
Gramineæ alone.  \( \frac{1}{14} \)  \( \frac{1}{12} \)  \( \frac{1}{10} \)  ↗ 
Compositæ.  Old Continent, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{18} \)New Continent, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{12} \)  Old Continent, ‒ \( \frac{1}{8} \)New Continent, ‒ \( \frac{1}{5} \)  \( \frac{1}{13} \)  → ← 
Leguminosæ.  \( \frac{1}{10} \)  \( \frac{1}{18} \)  \( \frac{1}{35} \)  ↙ 
Rubiaceæ.  Old Continent, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{14} \)New Continent, ‒ ‒ 1  \( \frac{1}{60} \)  \( \frac{1}{80} \)  ↙ 
Euphorbiaceæ.  \( \frac{1}{32} \)  \( \frac{1}{80} \)  \( \frac{1}{500} \)  ↙ 
Labiatæ.  \( \frac{1}{40} \)  America, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{40} \)Europe, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{25} \)  \( \frac{1}{70} \)  → ← 
Malvaceæ.  \( \frac{1}{35} \)  \( \frac{1}{200} \)  0  ↙ 
Ericeæ and Rhododendra.  \( \frac{1}{130} \)  Europe, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{10} \)America, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{36} \)  \( \frac{1}{25} \)  ↙ 
Amentaceæ.  \( \frac{1}{800} \)  Europe, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{45} \)America, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{25} \)  \( \frac{1}{20} \)  ↙ 
Umbelliferæ.  \( \frac{1}{500} \)  \( \frac{1}{40} \)  \( \frac{1}{60} \)  → ← 
Cruciferæ.  \( \frac{1}{800} \)  Europe, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{18} \)America, ‒ ‒ \( \frac{1}{60} \)  \( \frac{1}{24} \)  → ← 
Explanation of the Signs: ↗ The denominator of the fraction diminished from the Equator toward the North Pole: ↙ The denominator diminished toward the Equator: ← → The denominator diminished toward the Equator and toward the North Pole: → ← The denominator diminished from the North Pole, and from the Equator toward the Temperate Zone. 
New Inquiries into the Laws which are observed inthe Distribution of Vegetable Forms. By Baron Alexander Humboldt *. (Continued from Vol. VI. p. 289.)
Temp.America.  France.  Lapland.  
Compositæ,  \( \frac{1}{6} \)  \( \frac{1}{7} \)  0 
Glumaceæ,  \( \frac{1}{8} \)  \( \frac{1}{7.9} \)  0 
Gramineæ alone,  \( \frac{1}{10} \)  \( \frac{1}{15} \)  0 
Junceæ alone,  \( \frac{1}{125} \)  \( \frac{1}{85} \)  0 
Cyperaceæ alone,  \( \frac{1}{40} \)  \( \frac{1}{27} \)  0 
Cruciferæ,  \( \frac{1}{62} \)  \( \frac{1}{19} \)  0 
Leguminosæ,  \( \frac{1}{19} \)  \( \frac{1}{16} \)  0 
Temp.America.  France.  Lapland.  
Malvaceæ,  \( \frac{1}{125} \)  \( \frac{1}{140} \)  0 
Labiatæ,  \( \frac{1}{40} \)  \( \frac{1}{24} \)  \( \frac{1}{70} \) 
Ericeæ andRhododendra,}  \( \frac{1}{36} \)  \( \frac{1}{125} \)  \( \frac{1}{25} \) 
Umbelliferæ,  \( \frac{1}{57} \)  \( \frac{1}{20} \)  \( \frac{1}{25} \) 
Amentaceæ,  \( \frac{1}{25} \)  \( \frac{1}{50} \)  \( \frac{1}{51} \) 
Coniferæ,  \( \frac{1}{103} \)  \( \frac{1}{200} \)  \( \frac{1}{160} \) 