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‘Muscinae’ [mosses]

Date

1899

Creator

Adolf Giltsch (1852-1911, German), Lithographer

After

Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919, German), Biologist

Object type

Library reference

42553

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 357mm
width (print): 279mm

Subject

Biology
   > Botany

Content object

nature
   > plant

Description

Sixteen botanical studies, figures of bryophytes set within a landscape.

Figure 1 Thamnium alopecurum. Figure 2 Eurhynchium praelongum. Figure 3 Polytrichum commune. Figure 4 Sphagnum cymbifolium. Figure 5 Splachnum luteum. Figure 6 Mnium undulatum. Figure 7 Rhodobryum roseum. Figure 8 Physcomitrium acuminatum. Figure 9 Physcomitrium ericetorum. Figure 10 Physcomitrium sphaericum. Figure 11 Sphagnum medium. Figure 12 Andreaea thedenii. Figure 13 Hypnum castrense. Figure 14 Tetraplodon urceolatus. Figure 15 Dissodon hornschuchii. Figure 16 Dissodon froelichii. Plate 72 from the book Kunstformen der natur by Ernst Haeckel (Leipzig, Wien, Bibliographische Institut, 1899-1904).

Associated place

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      > Germany