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A plant (Aristolochia rotunda L.) related to birthwort: entire flowering plant. Coloured etching by M. Bouchard, 1774.

Bouchard, Magdalena.
Date
[1774]
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Description

Birthwort = Aristolochia clematatis

Roots of Aristolochia rotunda are used in Iran to combat intestinal worms, as a diuretic and to control menstruation

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 37.4 x 22.9 cm

Lettering

Aristolochia rotunda, flore ex purpura nigra. I.R.H.162 Ital. aristologia tonda. - Gall. Aristoloche

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 16906i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Latin
  • Italian


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