Thistle anatomy Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt
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Study of various parts of a thistle, including:
a) b) The flower head;
c) d) e) Bracts;
f) g) h) i) Individual petals;
k) l) Pappus;
m) n) o) Stem.
Inscribed above: ‘TAB. CXII.’
The accompanying text is headed: ‘Les Étamines et autres Parties antheriques du Chardon’ [‘The Stamen and Other Parts of a Thistle’].
Plate 92 from Amusement microscopique, tant pour l'esprit que pour les yeux, contenant... estampes... d'apres nature...by Martin Frobene Ledermuller, plates volume (Adam Wolfgang Winterschmidt, Nuremburg, 1764).
Martin Frobene [Frobenius] Ledermuller (1719-1769) German naturalist was employed in various capacities as a notary, turning to microscope studies after an illness induced temporary deafness.
- Image reference: RS-19705
- ©The Royal Society
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