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A plant (Lycium aethiopicum): flowering stem and floral segments. Watercolour by G. D. Ehret, 1736.

  • Ehret, Georg Dionysius, 1708-1770.
Date
[spring 1736]
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28364i
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[spring 1736]

Physical description

1 painting : watercolour with gum arabic ; sheet 54 x 37.2 cm

Lettering

Lycium æthiopicum, pyracanthae folio. H. Amst. ... G. D. Ehret pinxit

References note

Enid M. Slatter, 'A note on the botanical prints and drawings', Medical history, 1982, 26: 453-455

Lettering note

Lettering continues below the image: "in examine diverforum fructum hujus plantae determinatum numerum locorum seminalium non reperi, cum alios in tria, alios in quator, alios in quinque divisa debrehendi. caracteres hujus plantae. a. flos superne visus in sua natura b. idem inversus á tergo conspectus c. germen, pistillum stigmate quadripartito, et stamina sine corollis per mycroscopium delineata d. fructus, transversim dissecti, diverso loculum seminalium numero. e. fructus prae maturitatae dehiscens f. membrana semen involvens in anteriori parte luxurians in gyrum reflexa g. semen"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 28364i

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