image blackwell_e_vermehrtes_und_verbessertes_v2_1750_pl_189
Image number: RS.17692
Credit: ©The Royal Society

'Pinus sativa'

Date

1750

Creator

Elizabeth Blackwell (1707-1758, British), Illustrator

Object type

Library reference

28651

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (page): 375mm
width (page): 228mm

Subject

Biology
   > Botany

Content object

nature
   > plant

Description

Botanical study of a branch from a stone pine tree, Pinus pinea [listed here as Pinus sativa], with needle-like leaves and broad pine cones. This tree is native to the Mediterranena region, occuring in Southern Europe, Israel, Lebanon and Syria.

Plate 189 from Elizabeth Blackwell's Vermehrtes und verbessertes Blackwellisches Krauter-Buch..., volume two; the German version of her A Curious Herbal (1737-1739), a reference work on medicinal plants.

Inscribed below: 'Pinus. Pinus sativa [1. Bliithe [?] 2. Frucht 3-10. Saame]'
Translates as: 'Pinus. Pinus sativa [1. unknown [?] 2. Fruit 3-10. Seeds]'

Associated place

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