An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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MUNNICKS, Johannes (Munnickius)

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Hortus Indicus Malabaricus: Continens regni Malabarici apud Indos cereberrimi onmis generis plantas rariores, Latinas, Malabaricis, Arabicis, Brachmanum charactareibus hominibusque expressas ....12 vols.

Amsterdam: sumptibus Johannis van Someren, et Joannis van Dyc, 16781703.

The earliest comprehensive printed work on the flora of Asia and the tropics in 12 folio volumes written and published under the supervision of van Rheede tot Drakenstein, a colonial administrator of the Dutch East India Company and naturalist. This set describes plants of the Malabar region which at time of publication referred to the stretch along the Western Ghats mountains from Goa to Kanyakumari. It describes 742 different plants and their indigenous science, employing a system of classification based on the traditions adopted by the practitioners of that region. In addition to their Latin names the work records plant names in  MalayalamKonkani, and Arabic. Digital facsimile of the complete set from the Biodiversity Heritage Library at this link.

Botanists collaborating in this set included:

Almeloveen, Theodoor Jansson ab, 1657-1712

Casearius, Johannes, ca. 1642-1677 

Commelin, Johannes, 1629-1692 

Dyck, Jan van. 

Munniks, Johannes, 1652-1711 

Poot, Abraham van, b. ca. 1617.- 

Someren, Joannes van.

Syen, Arnold, 1640-1678 

Boom, Henrik & Dirk. 



Subjects: BOTANY, COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › India, PHARMACOLOGY › PHARMACEUTICALS › Materia medica / Herbals / Herbal Medicines