Reference numberCLP/10ii/6
TitlePaper, 'The description of a new species of lilio-narcissus' by unknown author
DescriptionPaper describing a presumed new species of lilio narcissus with a bulbous root and persistent leaves, brought from Buones Ayres [Buenos Aires, Argentina]. The author describes the flowering process of the plant and the structure of the stem, flower, and leaves, making multiple comparisons to the Guernsey lily.

Subject: Botany

Read to the Royal Society on 7 March 1727.
Physical descriptionInk on paper
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Access statusOpen
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