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Arctostaphylos uva ursi

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Title

Arctostaphylos uva ursi

Subject

Plants, Medicinal
Arctostaphylos
Book Illustrations

Description

Lithograph by J. H. Colen; color by T.R. Jones.
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi, commonly known as kinnikinnick, pinemat manzanita, bearberry.
Caption: Represents the plant in flower, the dissected flower, and fruit.

Creator

Colen, John H.
Jones, T. R.

Source

Illustrations of Medical Botany, Joseph Carson's two-volume work of materia medica, was published in 1847. Intended for students, physicians, and pharmacists, Carson set out for his work to supplant two important works of medical botany, American Medical Botany by Jacob Bigelow and Vegetable materia medica of the United States by William Barton. Carson's work includes 100 color plates, with lithography by J. H. Colen.

Publisher

Digitized by the Historical Medical Library of The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

Date

1847

Identifier

ZQx_4_v1.pl52

Original Format

1 print : color lithograph

Physical Dimensions

31 x 23 cm

Citation

Colen, John H. and Jones, T. R., “Arctostaphylos uva ursi,” The College of Physicians of Philadelphia Digital Library, accessed December 5, 2020, https://www.cppdigitallibrary.org/items/show/1592.