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A plant (Holigarna arnottiana): branch with leaves, flowers and fruit and cross-sections of fruit and seed. Coloured line engraving.

  • Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van, 1637?-1691
Date
[1683]
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15812i
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[Amsterdam], [1683]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.2 x 43.8 cm

Lettering

Cattú-tsjéru. lat. ... mal. Rána-bibò. bra. ... 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 Nagari, Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alphabet
Lettering is inscribed on print in blue ink by E. M. Holmes: "Holigarna longifolia Roxb. N.O. 53"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15812i

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  • Latin
  • Malayalam


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