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Topic: botany

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[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pots]

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pot...

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Megenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 55.

Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus

Sweet flag or sweet rush plant with wading bird; and surrounding text. Woodcut illus. and text in: Herbarius latinus. Venice : S. Bevilaqua, 1499. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Wash... more

Cucumis sativus vulgaris, cucumern

Cucumis sativus vulgaris, cucumern

Illustration shows a Cucumber plant.

[Male and female mandrake roots]

[Male and female mandrake roots]

Illus. in: Commentarii secundo auct, in libros sex Pedacii Dioscoridis / Pietro Andrea Mattioli. Venetiis : Ex Oficina Erasmiana, V. Valgrisij, 1558, p. 535. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. ... more

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone maxima polientos calchedoni

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone m...

Illustrations and descriptions of hyacinth and anemone. Illus. and text in: Historie des plantes / Jean Robin. Paris : G. Mace, 1620, PP. 12-13. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washin... more

[Cellular structure of cork plant and cells of a honeycomb, with cork plant branch below]

[Cellular structure of cork plant and cells of a honeycomb, with cork ...

Illus. in: Micrographia / Robert Hooke. London : J. Martyn and J. Allestry, 1665. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 58.

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, stramonium, anagallis, coded arsmart, and azarum]

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, s...

Illus. in: The anatomy of plants / Nehemiah Grew. [London] : Printed by W. Rawlins, for the author, 1682, plate 71. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Cong... more

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the radical cut transversly, [and] a piece of ye true skin

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the ...

Cross-section of a bean based on microscope examination. Illus. in: The anatomy of plants / Nehemiah Grew. [London] : Printed by W. Rawlins, for the author, 1682, plate 79. Published in: The tradition of scienc... more

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Tomato in bud, full fruit, and section. Illus. in: The compleat herbal / Joseph Pitton de Tournefort. 2 vols. London : Printed for R. Bonwicke, 1719-30. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno... more

[Three trees undergoing plant physiology experiments, including demonstration that suction of roots can overcome the force of gravity] / S.G.

[Three trees undergoing plant physiology experiments, including demons...

Illus. in: Vegetable staticks / Stephen Hales. London : W. and J. Innys, 1727, plate 5, p. 88. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 63.

A new chart of New Holland on which are delineated New South Wale, and a plan for Botany Bay.

A new chart of New Holland on which are delineated New South Wale, and...

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