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Singapore rhododendron (Melastoma malabathricum L.): branch with flowers and fruit, flowering shoot and floral segments. Coloured line engraving.
- Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van, 1637?-1691
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1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.3 x 43.7 cm
Kadalì. lat. ... mal. Nakéri, ... bra. ... Arab.
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
Title transcribed in Nagari, Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alpabet
Lettering is inscribed on print in blue ink by E. M. Holmes: "Melastoma malabarica L. 68"
Wellcome Library no. 15947i
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