The Voynich Botanical PlantsFolio 6v
Folio 6v, Sea Holly (Eryngium maritimum), grows in coastal areas of Europe. It has a taproot; silvery, spiny-toothed leaves; and flowers surrounded by thistle-like bracts. The name Eryngium comes from the Greek word to cure indigestion. In medieval times sea holly was also used as an aphrodisiac.