Reference numberCLP/10ii/12
TitlePaper, 'Description d'un nouveau genre de plante que je nomme oxyoïdes' by Monsieur [Laurent] Garcin
Date5 January 1729
Description'Description of a new type of plant, which I name oxyoïdes'. Paper sent by Garcin to [Paul de] Saint Hyacinthe describing a new family of plants with flowers and fruit resembling those of the oxys. Garcin describes what distinguishes this new family of plants from the oxys, and then describes two species that he has identified. English translation found at CLP/10ii/14. Description of the family of plants called musa, published with this paper, found at CLP/10ii/13.

Subject: Botany

English translation published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Memoirs communicated by Mons. Garcin to Mons. St. Hyacinthe, F. R. S. containing a description of a new family of plants called oxyoïdes; some remarks on the family of plants called musa; and a description of the Hirudinella marina, or sea leach. Translated from the French, by Mr. John Martyn, F. R. S.'.

Read to the Royal Society on 5 March 1729.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1729.0053
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 36 (1729), p 377
Related records in the catalogueCLP/10ii/14
Fellows associated with this archive
NA4513Garcin; Laurent (1683 - 1751)1683 - 1751
NA7004Hyacinthe; Paul de Saint (1684 - 1746)1684 - 1746
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