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Horse-radish tree (Moringa oleifera Lam.): branch with flowers and separate flower, pods and seeds. Coloured line engraving.

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Oil from seeds of the horse-radish tree is Ben Oil used in artist's paint, salad oil and soap. The roots smell of horse-radish, the pods are edible and timber used for pulp.

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Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1686]

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1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.3 x 41.7 cm

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Múríngú Lat. ... Mal. Maifingù ... Bra. ... Arab.

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  • Latin


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Horse-radish tree (Moringa oleifera Lam.): branch with flowers and separate flower, pods and seeds. Coloured line engraving. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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