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Saffron crocus (Crocus sativus L.): flowering stem with separate floral segments and bulb and a description of the plant and its uses. Coloured line engraving by C.H.Hemerich, c.1759, after T.Sheldrake.
- Sheldrake, Timothy, active 1740-1770.
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Credit: Saffron crocus (Crocus sativus L.): flowering stem with separate floral segments and bulb and a description of the plant and its uses. Coloured line engraving by C.H.Hemerich, c.1759, after T.Sheldrake. Wellcome Collection. Public Domain Mark
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The saffron crocus is a source of the dye saffron used medicinally and as a colouring agent
1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 35 x 20.5 cm
Saffron ... T.Sheldrake delin. C.H.Hemerich sculp.
Wellcome Collection 18234i
The name of the plant is listed in nine languages and a description of it and its uses are given in english
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