Engravings from Schem. 20 of the first edition of Robert Hooke's seminal volume, Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon. Depicted here are an assortment of purslane seeds that are the subject of Hooke's experiments in Observation XXXI.
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Hooke, Robert. “Microscopic View of Purslane Seeds.” In Micrographia : or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon. London, England: J. Allestry, 1665. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/x920fz00s.
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