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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.
Date
[1686]

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Description

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

Lettering

Kariǹ-Tagerà Lat. ... Mal. Titi ... Bra. ... Arab.

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1686]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.6 x 41.6 cm

Publications 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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16187i

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  • Latin


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