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Reference numberL&P/8/147
LevelItem
TitleLetter, 'Of the sensitive quality of the tree Averrhoa carambola' from Robert Bruce to Joseph Banks
Date23 November 1783
DescriptionSubject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of the sensitive quality of the tree Averrhoa Carambola. In a letter from Robert Bruce, M.D. to Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. P.R.S'

Read 14 April 1785
Extent11p
FormatManuscript
Physical descriptionInk on paper
Access statusOpen
Related materialDOI: 10.1098/rstl.1785.0020
Fellows associated with this archive
CodeNameDates
NA6089Bruce; Robert (1626 - 1685); 2nd Earl of Elgin and 1st Earl of Ailesbury1626 - 1685
NA8116Banks; Sir; Joseph (1744 - 1820); Naturalist1744 - 1820
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