East Indian or Malabar Kino (Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb.): branch with flowers, separate shoot bearing flowers and fruit and sections of flowers. Coloured line engraving.
- Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van, 1637?-1691.
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The local Indian name for Malabar Kino is Vengai Padauk The gum of Malabar Kino is used as an astringent and the timber is used for construction and furniture
Kariǹ-Tagerà Lat. ... Mal. Titi ... Bra. ... Arab.
1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.6 x 41.6 cm
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
Wellcome Library no. 16187i