Elephant apple (Limonia acidissima L.): branch with flowers and fruit, leaf and seeds and cross-section of fruit.

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Description

The elephant apple tree is also used for its timber and gum (Indian gum). The fruit pulp is used as a soap substitute in Japan

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.4 x 43.7 cm

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Lettering

Tsjéru-Catu-Náregam lat. ... mal. Naríngi. ... bra. ... Arab.

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  • [Amsterdam],

Dates

  • [1683]

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Elephant apple (Limonia acidissima L.): branch with flowers and fruit, leaf and seeds and cross-section of fruit.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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