Circassian Tree or Red Sandalwood Tree (Adenanthera pavonina L.): branch with flowers and pods, separate opened pod, seeds and flowers. Coloured line engraving.

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Description

The Circassian Tree is also known as the Sandal Bead Tree and the Zumbic Tree. The wood (Red Sandal Wood) is used for house timbers and furniture, the bark for washing clothes and hair, the seeds as necklace beads and a decoction of the leaves for treatment of rheumatism and gout.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.3 x 41.6 cm

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Lettering

Mantsjadi Lat. ... Mal. Gúnsobì ... Bra. ... Arab.

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Places

  • [Amsterdam],

Dates

  • [1686]

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Circassian Tree or Red Sandalwood Tree (Adenanthera pavonina L.): branch with flowers and pods, separate opened pod, seeds and flowers. Coloured line engraving.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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