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Reference numberAP/8/2
LevelFile
TitleUnpublished paper, 'An attempt to illustrate a mathematical connection between the parts of vegetables' by William Allman
Date[1811]
DescriptionPaper written in eight parts, preceded by a table of contents and followed by an appendix. Allman applies mathematics to the form and growth of plants, examining the occurrence of the number five in parts of fructification of plants and comparing plant cells to geometric figures. Includes two pages of illlustrations.

Subject: Botany / Mathematics

Communicated by Robert Brown. Written by Allman in Dublin [Ireland]. Paper dated 31 January 1811 and appendix dated 24 December 1811 at 108 Stephen's Green [St Stephen's Green, Dublin].
Extent99p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
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CodeNameDates
NA7438Brown; Robert (1773 - 1858)1773 - 1858
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