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1680 book The Anatomy of Plants, the English botanist Nehemiah Grew revealed for the first time the inner structure and function of plants in all their splendorous intricacy. Nehemiah Grew, Phytolog History, Domain Review, Illustration, Trunks, Plants, Grew Anatomy, Grew 16411712, Mandala
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Find out more in Brian Garret’s article for The Public Domain Review – “The Life and Work of Nehemiah Grew” – which explores how Grew’s pioneering ‘mechanist’ vision in relation to the floral world paved the way for the science of plant anatomy.
From: The anatomy of plants Author/Creator: Grew, Nehemiah, 1641-1712. [London] : Printed by W. Rawlins, for the author, 1682..biodiversitylibrary.org/page/268116 Nehemiah Grew (26 September 1641 – 25 March 1712) was an English plant anatomist and physiologist, very famously known as the “Father of Plant Physiology”
Horseshoe Crab. Recherches sur l'anatomie des limules, Paris, 1873. If you are a fan of Star Trek you will remember that Spock's blood is copper based and green. Well the horseshoe crab's blood is REALLY copper based and is blue :).