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Wine palm. Caryota urens, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/BAM 1/40
Wine palm. Caryota urens, 1900
Wine palm. Caryota urens, 1900

Scope and Contents

215 x 272 mm. Showing a wine palm growing beside an ornamental lake in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. The idea of a Botanic Gardens had been formulated as early as 1822 and land was set aside on the slopes of Fort Canning for the purpose. The present gardens were established in 1859 when the government gave a grant of 50 acres of land to the Singapore Agri-Horticultural Society for the purpose. These were opened to the public in 1874.


  • Creation: 1900


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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

CN/CUL BAM 1/40.




G R Lambert and Co

Finding aid date

2002-05-01 15:21:39+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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