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Memecylon umbellatum Burm.f.: branch with flowers and fruit, separate fruit and seed and sections of flowers and fruit. Coloured line engraving.

  • Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van, 1637?-1691.
Date
[1685]
Reference
16011i
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Description

Memecylon tinctorium has leaves used as a dye

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1685]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.1 x 42.9 cm

Lettering

Kasjavo-Maram 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: "Memecylon tinctorium var. W & A. Melastomaceae 68"
Title is trandscribed in Nagari, Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alphabet

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16011i

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Languages

  • Latin
  • Malayalam


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