JCB Archive of Early American Images
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D798 D228b (copy 2)
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[T. & J. Swords]
plate; Part 1, following p. 124
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Branch of the Erythrina corallodendron tree with its thorns and leaves.
Darwin, Erasmus, 1731-1802
The botanic garden. A poem, in two parts. Part I. Containing the economy of vegetation. Part II. The loves of the plants. With philosophical notes
Source place of publication:
New-York [New York]
Printed by T. & J. Swords, printers to the faculty of physic of Columbia College, no. 99 Pearl-Street.
The Erythina corallodendron tree is native to the Caribbean and northern South America.Attributed to Erasmus Darwin in the Dictionary of national biography. Darwin's goal was to popularize and promote the sexual or reproductive basis of Linnaeus' system of classification.
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©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
Flora and fauna
Natural history--South America
Natural history--Caribbean area