East Indian Screw Tree (Helictores isora L.): branch with flowers and fruit, separate dehisced fruit and sectioned fruit with seeds. Coloured line engraving.

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The bark fiber of the East Indian Screw Tree is used for cordage and the pods for treating dysentery, diarrhoea and flatulence

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1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.2 x 41.0 cm

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Isoca-Múri Lat. ... Mal. ... Arab.

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  • [Amsterdam],

Dates

  • [1686]

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East Indian Screw Tree (Helictores isora L.): branch with flowers and fruit, separate dehisced fruit and sectioned fruit with seeds. Coloured line engraving.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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