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A plant (Canthium rheedii) related to Ceylon boxwood: branch with flowers and fruit and separate flowers, fruit and sectioned fruit with seed. Coloured line engraving.

  • Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van, 1637?-1691.
Date
[1685]
Reference
16056i
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Description

Canthium Lam. = (Plectronia Gaertn. f.)

Ceylon boxwood = Canthium didymum

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1685]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.2 x 42.7 cm

Lettering

Tsjéru-Kára ... Canti ... ...

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: "Canthium rheedii DC. 84"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16056i

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  • Latin
  • Malayalam


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