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Comfrey (Symphytum sp.): entire flowering plant with separate floral sections. Coloured etching by M. Bouchard, 1774.

Date
[1774]
Reference
16795i
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Description

The plant depicted is possibly prickly comfrey (Symphytum x uplandicum Nyman.) which is grown as a forage plant

Publication/Creation

[Romae (Rome)] : [Bouchard et Gravier], [1774]

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 36.8 x 23.0 cm

Lettering

Symphytum Echii folio, angustiore, radice rubra, flore luteo. I.R.H.138. Ital. Sinfito. - Gall. Consoude

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16795i

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  • Latin
  • Italian


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