Reference numberCLP/10ii/10
TitlePaper, 'A short account of the different kinds of ipecacuanha by Dr [James] Douglass [Douglas]
DescriptionPaper by Douglas describing four different kinds of ipecacuanha, also referred to as vomiting root. Douglas describes the composition, appearance, and origins of each type. The black and white types come from Brazil, the brown type from Cartagena in New Granada [now Colombia], and the grey type from Peru.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'A short account of the different kinds of ipecacuanha'.

Read to the Royal Society on 14 November 1728.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialJBO/14 p256
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1729.0020
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 36 (1729), p 15
Fellows associated with this archive
NA5719Douglas; James (1675 - 1742); physician1675 - 1742
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