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Paper describing the change that the roots of the crocus autumnalis undergo during the winter, depending on whether the plant bore flowers or not.

Subject: Botany

Read to the Royal Society on 25 March 1724.

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25 March 1724
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4 pages

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James Douglas

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James Douglas, Paper, 'The change of the root in the crocus autumno vivens' by James Douglas, 25 March 1724, CLP/10ii/4, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 16 June 2024

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