AMOMUM. ZERUMBET - BROAD-LEAVED GINGER OR ZERUMBET

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Philip Miller


Amomum. Zerumbet - Broad-leaved Ginger or Zerumbet

Engraving, printed in green, c.1755-1760.
Paper size 16 7/8 x 10 3/8" (42.9 x 26.3 cm).
Good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 91544
Price: $250.00
Publisher : Published according to the Act by P. Miller.
T. Jeffery sculp. From "Figures of the Most Beautiful...plants described in the Gardeners Dictionary" by Philip Miller. The series was originally published, in two volumes, between 1755 and 1760. Other editions were published in 1771 and 1809.

Zerubet is also known as bitter ginger. It can be used for medicine or for cooking.
18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Botanicals , Other Fruits and Vegetables

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