Sierra de la Calle, Blas: EL P. IGNACIO MERCADO (1648-1698) Y LAS PLANTAS MEDICINALES FILIPINAS. (Father Ignacio Mercado (1648-1698) and the Medicinal Plants of the Philippines). Valladolid, 2016. viii, 186 pp. 47 pp. colour plates. 24x17 cm. Paper.
Discusses the life and efforts of the Augustine monk, Father Ignacio Mercado, who worked in the Philippines and pioneered the study of the traditional medicinal plants of the archipelago. Illustrated throughout with numerous examples of paintings of such plants by Mercado plus related work and material, all held in various archives and institutions in Valladolid in Spain. Text in Spanish.
Subjects: Botany Foreigners in
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Was item 63 in printed List 187.
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