The 'white-crown'd pigeon' and the 'cocoa plum' Mark Catesby
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The 'white-crown'd pigeon' and the 'cocoa plum'
'Columba capite albo', the white-crown'd pigeon, with the leaves and fruit of 'Frutex cotini fere folio crasso', the cocoa plum (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Patagioenas leucocephala, the white-crowned pigeon; Chrysobalanus icaco, the icaco coco plum or paradise plum). Plate 25 from volume I of The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, by Mark Catesby (London, 1731). Mark Catesby was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1733.
Original: etching. 1731
- Image reference: RS-10474
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