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Margosa (Azadirachta indica A. Juss.): branch with flowers and fruit, separate clusters of flowers and fruits and sections of fruit. Coloured line engraving.

Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van, 1637?-1691.
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[1683]
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Description

Margosa is also known as neem or nim

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1683]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.2 x 43.7 cm

Lettering

Aria-Bepoú. lat. ... mal.

Publications 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

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 15955i

Lettering note

Lettering is inscribed on print in blue ink by E. M. Holmes: "Melia azadirachta Linn. 43"
Title transcribed in Malayalam and Roman alphabet

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Languages

  • Latin
  • Malayalam



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