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The Resource Rumphius' orchids : orchid texts from the Ambonese herbal, Georgius Everhardus Rumphius ; translated, edited, annotated, and with an introduction by E.M. Beekman

Rumphius' orchids : orchid texts from the Ambonese herbal, Georgius Everhardus Rumphius ; translated, edited, annotated, and with an introduction by E.M. Beekman

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Rumphius' orchids : orchid texts from the Ambonese herbal
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Rumphius' orchids
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orchid texts from the Ambonese herbal
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Georgius Everhardus Rumphius ; translated, edited, annotated, and with an introduction by E.M. Beekman
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  • dut
  • eng
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A 17th century Dutch naturalist, Rumphius was the first person to describe tropical orchids in a Western language. The original seven volume work, the 'Ambonese Herbal', describes 36 species found on the island of Ambon, plus another 12 uncertified species
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Rumphius' orchids : orchid texts from the Ambonese herbal, Georgius Everhardus Rumphius ; translated, edited, annotated, and with an introduction by E.M. Beekman
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Rumphius' orchids : orchid texts from the Ambonese herbal, Georgius Everhardus Rumphius ; translated, edited, annotated, and with an introduction by E.M. Beekman
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-164) and index
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Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""List of Original Plates""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""About This Translation""; ""Rumphiusâ€? Orchids""; ""One. The Inscribed Angrek""; ""Two. The White, Double Angrek""; ""Three. The Red Angrek""; ""Four. The Fifth Angrek""; ""Five. The Yellow Angrek""; ""Six. The Remaining Yellow Angreks""; ""Seven. The Dog Angrek""; ""The Fifty Seventh Chapter of the Auctuarium""; ""Eight. The Purple Angrek""; ""Nine. The Beseeching Plant""; ""Ten. The First Ground Angrek""; ""Eleven. The Second Ground Angrek""; ""Twelve. The Wrapper""; ""Thirteen. The Triple Flower""
  • ""Fourteen. The Large Ambonese Orchis""""Fifteen. The Small Ambonese Orchis""; ""The Susanna Flower""; ""The Petola Leaf""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
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