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A plant (Justicia bicalyculata Willd.): branch with flowers and fruit and separate flower and opened fruit with seed. Coloured line engraving.

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[1686]
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16181i
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[Amsterdam], [1686]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.3 x 41.4 cm

Lettering

Katú-Púl-Colli Lat. ... Mal. Bana-Dadu-Nari ... Bra. ... Arab.

References note

See further: K.S. Manilal (ed.), Botany and history of Hortus Malabaricus, Rotterdam, 1980, ch. 2 by M. Fournier, pp. 6-21
J. Heniger, Hendrik Adriaan van Reede tot Drakestein (1636-1691) and Hortus Malabaricus, Rotterdam, 1986

Lettering note

Title transcribed in Nagari, Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alphabet
Lettering is inscribed on print in blue ink by E. Holmes: "Justicia bicalyculata Willd. Acanthaceae 122"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16181i

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  • Latin
  • Malayalam


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