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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]
Reference
16187i
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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

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1686]

Physical description

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

Lettering

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

References 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

Lettering note

Title transcribed in Nagari, Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alphabet
Lettering is inscribed on print in blue ink by E. Holmes: "Pterocarpus marsupium Roxb. 57"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16187i

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  • Latin
  • Malayalam


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