Original Linnaean Dissertations

Respondent: Johan Georg Colliander (1728–1796)

Title: ... de Spigelia anthelmia, ...

Date of Defense: 22 {30} March 1758

Paginations: [iii], [1], 5-16, 1 plate

Lidén Title: Spigelia anthelmia.

Soulsby Title: Spigelia

Drake Title: Spigelia Anthelmia.

Note: Three copies have date as 22 March 1758.

Abstract: On the Indian pink and its use to expell worms from the human body. Includes discussion of various worms that invade the human body and the symptoms which indicate their presence. The history of the plant is taken mainly from contemporary accounts of Patrick Browne (1720-1790) and Alexander Garden (1730-1791).

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