Amaranthus tricolor

Amaranthus-tricolor-botanical-illustration-vintage-antique-print

Amaranthus-tricolor-botanical-illustration-vintage-antique-print

 

Vintage botanical illustration of an edible amaranth (Amaranthus tricolor), also known as bireum, tampala, callaloo and ‘Joseph’s coat’.
The original drawing was made by Madame Berthe Hoola van Nooten for a 19th century book portraying exotic tropical flowers, fruits and plants from the island of Java. Digitally restored and cleaned.

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