Reference numberL&P/9/199
TitlePaper, 'Inquiry into the nature of the motion of the Mimosa Pudica or sensitive plant' by John Lindsay
DescriptionClean copy on a paper sent in 1788 by the author from Jamaica on the plant.

Contains two plates, which were removed from the earlier version of the paper.

Subject: Botany

The author is likely John Lindsay, a surgeon in Westmoreland, Jamaica who had papers on Jamaican flora published in the 'Transactions of the Linnean Society' (via correspondence with Sir Joseph Banks PRS) and the 'Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh', in the 1790s.

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Physical descriptionInk on paper and two plates
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Access statusOpen
Related records in the catalogueL&P/9/199/1
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