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Antique print. Strychnine Tree
Strychnine Tree
US$80.00

Strychnine Tree

29 x 22 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches).

Strychnine Tree - Strychnos nux vomica

It is a major source of the highly poisonous, intensely bitter alkaloids strychnine and brucine derived from the seeds

This is an genuine antique chromolithograph from Kohler's Medicinal Plants which was published in 1890 by Hermann Kohler. In an era of travel and exploration, plants from around the world were being collected and bought back to Europe and eagerly studied by botanists and horticulturalists.

This paper is mid-weight creamy white, image on one side, blank on the reverse side. The condition is good. Small repair to a tear on the right margin.

Style
Date Made1850-1899
Paper Size29 x 22 cm (11.5 x 8.5 inches)
ShapePortrait
Main ColorGreen
Size Category21 to 30 cm [8 to 12 inches]