Reference numberCLP/10ii/20
TitlePaper, 'An account of the contrayerva' by William Houstoun
DescriptionContrayerva is a Spanish word that refers to plants that can be used to counteract poisons. It is the common name of plants in the dorstenia species. Houstoun describes the roots, petals, and organs of generation of plants in this species. Includes engraved figures from Philosophical Transactions.

Subject: Botany / Medicine

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'An account of the contrayerva'.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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NotesDate taken from entry of letter into Register Book RBO/16/20
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1731.0032
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 37, no 421, p 195
Related records in the catalogueRBO/16/20
Fellows associated with this archive
NA3050Houstoun; William (c 1695 - 1733)c 1695 - 1733
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