Record

Reference numberCLP/10iii/11
LevelItem
TitlePaper, 'Observations concerning the uniting the barks of trees cut, to the tree it self' by [Christopher Merrett]
Date[1667]
DescriptionPaper by Merrett regarding grafting bark of ash and sycamore trees back onto the trees themselves. Also includes an account of experiments with Aloe americana serratifolia demonstrating a degree of circulation occuring within the plant.

Subject: Botany

Published as two separate papers in Philosophical Transactions, the first titled 'Observations concerning the uniting of barks of trees cut, to the tree it self; made by Christopher Merret M. D. and read before the Royal Society January 9. 1666' and the second titled 'An experiment on Aloe Americana Serrati-folia weighed; seeming to import a circulation of the sappe in plants, by the same Dr. Merret'.

Read to the Royal Society on 9 January 1667.
Extent2p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1666.0015
DOI: 10.1098/rstl.1666.0014
Printed in 'Philosophical Transactions', vol 2 (1666), pp 453, 455
Related records in the catalogueRBO/3/48
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA8074Merrett; Christopher (? 1614 - 1695); physician and writer on natural philosophy? 1614 - 1695
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