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Oxalis stricta

Johannes Scharf (1765-1794)1794

The Royal Society

The Royal Society
London, United Kingdom

Botanical study of yellow woodsorrel [Oxalis stricta] a plant native to North America. This text accompanying this illustration notes: “Patria. Virginia, Jamaica, Pedemontium�. The plate contains two inset details of flower bud and stamens.

Plate 4 from Oxalis monographia, iconibus illustrate by Nikolaus Josef Jacquin (Vienna, 1794).

The plate is inscribed: “T.4 Oxalis strictai.�

Nikolaus Josef Jacquin (1717-1817) Dutch botanist based in Vienna, Austria, was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1788.

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