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Paper, 'Nova literaria physico-medica curiosa containing a description of the cereus which flower'd at Norimberg in the year 1730' by Jo [Johann] George Steigertahl

Reference number: CLP/10ii/18

Date: 20 December 1730

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Paper on physico-medical curiosities, including a description of the cereus peruvianus [Peruvian cactus] which flowered in Nuremburg in 1730. Translated from Latin by T [Thomas] Stack. Original Latin manuscript found at CLP/10ii/17.

Subject: Botany

Published in Philosophical Transactions as 'Nova literaria physico-medica curiosa; containing a description of the cereus which flowered at Norimberg in the year 1730. Communicated by Jo. Georg. Steigertahl Arch. Reg. Hanor. Prof. Helm. Soc. Honorar. Coll. Med. Lond. & R. S. S. to Sir Hans Sloane Bart. Pr. R. S. & Coll. Med. Lond. Translated from the Latin by T. Stack, M. D'.

Read to the Royal Society on 18 February 1730 [1731?].

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CLP/10ii/18
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20 December 1730
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8 pages
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Johann Georg Steigertahl

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Johann Georg Steigertahl, Paper, 'Nova literaria physico-medica curiosa containing a description of the cereus which flower'd at Norimberg in the year 1730' by Jo [Johann] George Steigertahl, 20 December 1730, CLP/10ii/18, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/clp_10ii_18/paper-nova-literaria-physico-medica-curiosa-containing-a-description-of-the-cereus-which-flowerd-at-norimberg-in-the-year-1730-by-jo-johann-george-steigertahl, accessed on 25 May 2024

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