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Yew-leaved Torreya (Torreya taxifolia).

Image ID: 1263600

Yew-leaved Torreya (Torreya taxifolia). (1841-1849)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Yew-leaved Torreya (Torreya taxifolia).

Creator

: Sinclair, Thomas S., ca. 1805-1881 -- Lithographer

Additional Name(s)

: Michaux, François André, 1770-1855 -- Author
Nuttall, Thomas, 1786-1859 -- Author

Medium

: Lithographs -- Hand-colored

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item/Page/Plate

: Pl. CIX, v. 6, opp. p. 91

Notes

: A branch of the male plant, natural size. a) Male amentum; b) Back view of one of the stamens magnified; c) Female ament and ovule, magnified; d) Section of the ripe seed; e) Germinating seed.

Source

: The North American sylva; or, A description of the forest trees of the United States, Canada, and Nova Scotia, considered particularly with respect to their use in the arts, and their introduction into commerce; to which is added a description of the most useful of the European trees ... Tr. from the French of F. Andrew Michaux ...

Source Description

: 6 v. [277] col'd. plates. 28 cm.

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / General Research Division

Catalog Call Number

: VQV (Michaux, F. A. North American sylva. 1841)

Digital ID

: 1263600

Record ID

: 618630

Digital Item Published

: 3-7-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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