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Bunium bulbocastanum L.: entire flowering and fruiting plant with separate flower, fruit and seed. Coloured etching by M. Bouchard, 1778.

  • Bouchard, Magdalena.
Date
[1778]
Reference
17383i
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Description

The tubers of Bunium bulbocastanum are eaten as a vegetable and used medicinally as an astringent, and the seeds are used to flavour food

Publication/Creation

[Romae (Rome)] : [Bouchard et Gravier], [1778]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 36.7 x 22.7 cm

Lettering

Bulbocastanam majus folio. Apii. C.B.Pin.162. I.R.H.507 Ital. Bulbocastagno. Gall. Terre noix

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 17383i

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  • Latin
  • Italian


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