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Nux-vomica plant (Strychnos nux-vomica): flowering stem, sectioned fruit and floral segments. Coloured lithograph after M. A. Burnett, c. 1847.

  • Burnett, M. A., active 1850.
Date
[1847]
Reference
23824i
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About this work

Description

Nux-vomica is the commercial source of strychnine which is extracted from the seeds

Publication/Creation

[London (Ave Maria Lane)] : [Whittaker & Co.], [1847]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

Strychnos Nux-vomica

References note

Published description of the plant illustrated and its medicinal uses in : M.A.Burnett, Plantae utiliores ..., London, 1847

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 23824i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin


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