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Garden Gardinia or Cape jasmine (Gardenia augusta (L.) Merr.): branch with flowers and fruit and separate flowers and fruit. Coloured line engraving.

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Oil from flowers of Cape jasmine is used in perfumery, the flowers are used to scent tea and the fruits give a yellow dye

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Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1686]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.4 x 41.4 cm

Lettering

Tsjéru-Mullà Lat. ... Mal. ... Arab.

Language

  • Latin


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Garden Gardinia or Cape jasmine (Gardenia augusta (L.) Merr.): branch with flowers and fruit and separate flowers and fruit. Coloured line engraving. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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