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A plant (Canthium parviflorum) related to Ceylon boxwood: branch with flowers and fruits, separate flowers, fruit and sectioned fruit with seed. Coloured line engraving.

Reede tot Drakestein, Hendrik van, 1637?-1691.
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[1685]
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Description

Canthium Lam. = (Plectronia Gaertn. f.)

Ceylon boxwood = Canthium didymum

Publication/Creation

[Amsterdam], [1685]

Physical description

1 print : line engraving, with watercolour ; platemark 34.3 x 43.0 cm

Lettering

Kanden-kara Lat. ... Mal. ... Brah. ... Arab.

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. 16054i

Lettering note

Title is transcribed in Nagari, Malayalam, Arabic and Roman alphabet
Lettering is inscribed on print in blue ink by E. Holmes: "Canthium parviflorum Lam. Rubiaceae 84"

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  • Latin
  • Malayalam



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