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Source of Lopez Root (Toddalia asiatica Lam.): branch with flowers and fruit and separate flower, fruit and sectioned fruit with seed. Coloured line engraving.

  • Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van, 1637?-1691.
Date
[1685]
Reference
16078i
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Description

The roots (Lopez Root) yield a yellow dye, used in India, where the rootbark is used as an medicinal infusion

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1685]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.0 x 42.6 cm

Lettering

Kaka-Toddaly Lat. ... Mal. ... Brah. ... 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

Lettering is inscribed on print in blue ink by E. Holmes: "Toddalia aculeata DC. Rutaceae 39"
Title transcribed in Nagari, Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alphabet

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16078i

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Languages

  • Latin
  • Malayalam


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