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Pride-of-India, queen flower or pyinma (Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers.): branch with leaves and flowers.

Date
[1683]
Reference
15876i
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Description

The pride-of-India tree is also used for its timber

Lagerstroemia speciosa (L.) Pers. = (Lagerstroemia flos-reginae Roxb.)

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1683]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.0 x 43.0 cm

Lettering

Adamboe Cadalì-pùa. ... mal. ... 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

Title transcribed in Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alphabet
Lettering is inscribed on print in blue ink by E. M. Holmes: "Lagerstroemia flos-reginae Roxb. Lythraceae. 69."

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15876i

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Languages

  • Latin
  • Malayalam


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