Edith Sherwood Ph.D. and Erica Sherwood

The Voynich Botanical Plants

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Folio 22v, Tulips, are native to southern Europe, North Africa, and Asia. They are perenniel bulbs and new bulbs are often produced on the ends of stolons and covered with hairy papery coverings. Tulips have from 2 to 6 oblong fleshy leaves, alternately arranged, and large flowers that are produced on stems normally lacking bracts. There are variegated varieties caused by a viral infection. The virus weakens the plants and has therefore been nearly eradicated from the fields where it is grown.

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