|Title||Paper, '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|
|Description||Paper 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.|
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 description||Ink on paper|
|Related material||DOI (figure): 10.1098/rstl.1722.0101|
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 32, no 380, p 441
|Related records in the catalogue||RBO/11/100|
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA5719||Douglas; James (1675 - 1742); physician||1675 - 1742|