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Zerumbet Ginger (Zingiber zerumbet (L.) Sm.): flowering stem with rhizome and separate leaf, inflorescence and floral segments. Coloured engraving after F. von Scheidl, 1776.

  • Scheidl, Franz Anton von, 1731-1801.
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[1776]
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18095i
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The rhizomes of zerumbet ginger are used as a condiment or for flavouring

Zerumbet ginger is also known as Martinique ginger

Publication/Creation

[Vienna] : [Leopold Johann Kaliwoda], [1776]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching, with watercolour ; platemark 56.5 x 40.3 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 18095i

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