In Kafirland the huts are hemispherical, like beehives, or rather like inverted bowls, slightly flattened on the top.
The flower-heads are hemispherical, about half an inch in diameter.
The posterior part is hemispherical and surmounted by a single horn or spine.
Galea hemispherical, with a short conical horn, about as large as the roundish cephalis and half as large as the ovate thorax.
The outside, covered with earth, had nearly a hemispherical form, and round its base there were ranged the skulls of 21 whales.
Cupola hemispherical, only one-third as long as the slender inversely conical abdomen, both with irregular, much smaller pores.
The eggs when first laid are of a pale cream colour, hemispherical in shape and flattened beneath.
Cephalis trilobate, inflated, of about the same breadth and length as the tun-shaped thorax and the hemispherical abdomen.
This framework supports the nest proper, which is a hemispherical cup composed of fine roots and dried grass.
Borders of the two hemispherical valves nearly circular, quite smooth, about as broad as the length of the largest pores.