Niepa Bark Tree (Quassia indica (Gaertner) Nooteb.): branch with flowers and fruit and separate sections of flowers, fruit and seed. Coloured line engraving.

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Description

A decoction of the leaves of the Niepa Bark Tree is used to treat biliousness, as an emetic and purgative and as an insecticide

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1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 33.5 x 41.2 cm

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Kariǹ-Njóta Lat. ... Mal. Locandì ... Bra. ... Arab.

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  • [Amsterdam],

Dates

  • [1686]

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Niepa Bark Tree (Quassia indica (Gaertner) Nooteb.): branch with flowers and fruit and separate sections of flowers, fruit and seed. Coloured line engraving.. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY

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