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Ketaki (Pandanus tectorius Sol. ex Parkinson): flower and young fruit. Coloured aquatint after J. Forbes, 1769.

  • Forbes, James, 1749-1819
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[1st June 1813]
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20096i
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Description

Fruits of the ketaki are edible, the male flowers used in perfumery, the leaves for matting, the roots give a black dye and the plant is used for hedging

Pandanus species are known as screw-pines

Pandanus tectorius = (Pandanus odoratissimus)

Publication/Creation

[London (Fleet Street)] : [White, Cochrane & Co.], [1st June 1813]

Physical description

1 print : aquatint with etching, with watercolour

Lettering

Pandanus odoratissimus, The flower and young fruit of the keura. Jam.Forbes, Bombay,1769.

References note

See further: J. Forbes, Oriental Memoirs, vol. 4, London, 1813, pp. 351-379

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20096i

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  • English


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