|Paper, 'An account of the contrayerva' by William Houstoun
|Contrayerva 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'.
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|Date taken from entry of letter into Register Book RBO/16/20
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 37, no 421, p 195
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|Houstoun; William (c 1695 - 1733)
|c 1695 - 1733