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Rumphius' orchids : orchid texts from The Ambonese herbal

Author: Georg Eberhard Rumpf; Eric Montague Beekman
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A translation of all the sections of Georgius Everhardus Rumphius's 17th-century study, "The Ambonese Herbal", that are devoted to orchids. For each entry, Rumphius describes the plant, names it,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georg Eberhard Rumpf; Eric Montague Beekman
ISBN: 0300098146 9780300098143
OCLC Number: 802466319
Description: 172 s. : il. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius ; transl., ed., annotated, and with an introd. by E. M. Beekman.

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