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Iris Chamaeiris lati folia tota alba, Iris Dalmatica fl caeruleo, Iris maiorfrancia, Gerulea lineis ornate (1719) by Michael Valentini taken from Viridarium Reformatum, seu Regnum Vegetabile: Krauter Buch (Newly Revised Garden of the Plant Kingdom: Herb Book), Michael Bernhard Valentini (1657-1729) editor. Frankfurt, Anton Heinscheidt, 1719.  Source - theantiquarium.com

Iris Chamaeiris lati folia tota alba, Iris Dalmatica fl caeruleo, Iris maiorfrancia, Gerulea lineis ornate (1719) by Michael Valentini taken from Viridarium Reformatum, seu Regnum Vegetabile: Krauter Buch (Newly Revised Garden of the Plant Kingdom: Herb Book), Michael Bernhard Valentini (1657-1729) editor. Frankfurt, Anton Heinscheidt, 1719. Source - theantiquarium.com

71706 Echinocereus berlandieri (Engelm.) J.N.Haage [as Cereus berlandieri Engelm.]  / Engelmann, G., Plates to the Cactaceae of the Mexican boundary, t. 58 (1859) [P. Roetter]

71706 Echinocereus berlandieri (Engelm.) J.N.Haage [as Cereus berlandieri Engelm.] / Engelmann, G., Plates to the Cactaceae of the Mexican boundary, t. 58 (1859) [P. Roetter]

v. 2 - Flora vitiensis: A Description of the Plants of the Fiji Islands, by B Seemann, illustrations by Walter Fitch, 1865 - Biodiversity Heritage Library

v. 2 - Flora vitiensis: A Description of the Plants of the Fiji Islands, by B Seemann, illustrations by Walter Fitch, 1865 - Biodiversity Heritage Library

This is a painting of the most expensive tulip ever sold, 13000 florins in 15th ce. Netherlands. That amount would have bought a large house and a tract of land! The unusual stripping is responsible for the Tulip speculation of the 15th century and a virus was responsible for the coloring!

The Virus that Destroyed the Dutch Economy

This is a painting of the most expensive tulip ever sold, 13000 florins in 15th ce. Netherlands. That amount would have bought a large house and a tract of land! The unusual stripping is responsible for the Tulip speculation of the 15th century and a virus was responsible for the coloring!

img/dessins-gravures de plantes medicinales/argentine, potentille argentine.jpg

img/dessins-gravures de plantes medicinales/argentine, potentille argentine.jpg

Kingfisher. British birds & their eggs : with a new method of identification  London :W. & R. Chambers,1909.  Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

Kingfisher. British birds & their eggs : with a new method of identification London :W. & R. Chambers,1909. Biodiversitylibrary. Biodivlibrary. BHL. Biodiversity Heritage Library

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