Reference numberCLP/10ii/1
TitlePaper, 'A botanical description of the flower and seed-vessel of the crocus autumnalis sativus, that produces the true English safron [saffron] of the shops: with a figure' by Dr James Douglas
DescriptionPaper by Douglas regarding the appearance and structure of the flower of the crocus sativus, including petals, stamens, apices, ovaries, and stylus. Includes an engraved figure of the plant.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A botanical description of the flower and seed vessel of the plant, called Crocus autumnalis sativus that produces the true English saffron of the shops: with a figure.'.

Read to the Royal Society on 31 October 1723.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI (figure): 10.1098/rstl.1722.0101
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1722.0089
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32, no 380, p 441
Related records in the catalogueRBO/11/100
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5719Douglas; James (1675 - 1742); physician1675 - 1742
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