Illecebrum Illicium, Verticillate Knot Grass, Starry Anniseed Tree.
Illecebrum is a trailing annual plant native to Europe, with whorls of small white flowers.
Illicium contains a spice commonly called star anise, which is used in Chinese cooking.
Copper plate engraving, hand coloured, engraved for the Encyclopedia Londinensis, 1812.
Size 26 x 20 cm Condition very good.
Price £60.00 / $75.00 (plus packing and postage)