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By Klaus H. Carl

Mega sq. Herbarium is predicated at the paintings of Basilius Besler, the well-known plant professional who, for the 1st time in background, defined, painted and engraved over 1000 species of vegetation. His drawings are of significant medical in addition to creative worth, and provide brilliant insights into Europe's eclectic flowers. This Mega sq. variation may be the excellent present, providing a fascinating and strange topic in a small and useful layout.

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Alcea Rosea Single-flowered scarlet universal Hollyhock Malvaceae IV. Alcea Rosea Double-flowered darkish scarlet universal Hollyhock Malvaceae V. Alcea Rosea Double-flowered scarlet universal Hollyhock Malvaceae 132 I. Mentha spicata Spearmint Labiatae II. Urtica pilulifera Roman Nettle Urticaceae III. Mentha longifolia Horse Mint Labiatae 134 I. Ocimum gratissimum African Basil Labiatae II. Ocimum crispum / Perilla frutescens eco-friendly Shiso Labiatae III. Ocimum minimal Dwarf Bush Basil Labiatae 136 I. Hypericum androsaemum Tutsan Hypericoideae II. Hypericum hircinum Stinking Tutsan Hypericoideae III. Hypericum maculatum Imperforate St John’s Wort Hypericoideae 138 I. Ricinus communis Castor Oil Plant Euphorbiaceae II. Lycopodium clavatum Stag’s-horn Clubmoss [Ground Pine] Lycopodiaceae one hundred forty I. Lychnis coronaria Double-flowered purple Rose Campion Caryophyllaceae II. Lychnis coronaria Single-flowered stippled Rose Campion Caryophyllaceae III. Lychnis coronaria Rose Campion Caryophyllaceae 142 I. Zygophyllum fabago Syrian Bean Caper Zygophyllaceae II. Ononis natrix huge Yellow Restharrow Papilionoideae one hundred forty four I. Aster tripolium Sea Aster Compositae II. Verbascum thapsus nice Mullein [Common Mullein] Scrophulariaceae III. Verbascum lychnitis White Mullein Scrophulariaceae 146 I. Acanthus spinosus backbone Acanthus [Bear’s Breeches] Acanthaceae II. Myosotis sylvatica / Myosotis palustris Blue wooden Forget-me-not Boraginaceae III. Myosotis arvensis light box Forget-me-not Boraginaceae 148 I. Jasminum grandiflorum / Jasminum officinale White Jasmine Oleaceae II. Jasminum odoratissum / Jasminum fruticans fragrance Jasmine Oleaceae III. Acanthus mollis Bear’s Breeches Acanthaceae a hundred and fifty Cynara cardunculus Cardoon [Artichoke Thistle] Compositae 152 I. Eryngium maritimum Sea Holly Umbelliferae II. Helianthemum nummularium Yellow-flowering universal Rockrose Cistaceae III. Helianthemum apenninum White Rockrose Cistaceae 154 I. Ecballium elaterium Squirting Cucumber Cucurbitaceae II. Hieracium inuloides / Hieracium ulgatum Butterfly Hawkweed Compositae III. Rosmarinus officinalis Rosemary Labiatae 156 I. Glaucium flavum Yellow Horned Poppy [Sea Poppy] Papaveraceae II. Viola tricolor Purple-flowered Heartseas Violaceae III. Viola tricolor Yellow-flowered Heartsease Violaceae 158 I. Papaver somniferum Double-flowered Opium Poppy Papaveraceae II. Papaver rhoeas Corn Poppy Papaveraceae a hundred and sixty I. Tordylium apulum / Tordylium officinale Mediterranean Hartwort Umbelliferae II. Papaver somniferum topped Opium Poppy with fringed petals Papaveraceae III. Papaver somniferum topped Opium Poppy with fringed petals Papaveraceae 162 I. Sempervivum tectorum universal Houseleek Crassulaceae II. Sedum pilosum Marsh Stonecrop Crassulaceae III. Sedum acre Goldmoss Stonecrop Crassulaceae IV. Sedum sexangulare Six-sided Stonecrop Crassulaceae V. Lathyrus tuberosus Tuberous Pea Papilionaceae VI. Pisum sativum Pea Papilionaceae 164 I. Campanula rotundifolia Harebell Campanulaceae II. Pharbitis purpurea / Ipomoea purpurea pink Morning Glory with cordate leaves Convolvulaceae III.

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