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A double flowered poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima): flowering stem. Chromolithograph, c. 1876.

Date
[1876]

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Description

Latex from the poinsettia is used as a depilatory in its native country, Mexico

Lettering

The "double" poinsettia P. pulcherrima plenissima. (half the natural size)

Publication/Creation

London (Office 37, Southampton Street, Covent Garden, W. C.), [1876]

Physical description

1 print : chromolithograph

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 25886i

Language

  • Latin


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