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Rumphius' orchids : Orchid texts from the Ambonese Herbal by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius

Author: E M Beekman; Georgius Everhardus Rumphius
Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 2003
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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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: E M Beekman; Georgius Everhardus Rumphius
ISBN: 0300098146 9780300098143
OCLC Number: 970604577
Description: li, 172 s. : illustrations ; 8vo
Responsibility: E.M. Beekman

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