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Hortus Malabaricus Malayalam Pdf Download --

Hortus Malabaricus Malayalam Pdf Download --

Hortus Malabaricus (meaning Garden of Malabar) is a comprehensive treatise that deals with the medicinal properties of the flora in the Indian state of Kerala. It was published in Latin in 12 volumes from 1678 to 1703 by Hendrik van Rheede, the Dutch governor of Cochin. It is the first book that documented the rich plant diversity of Kerala and the first book that used Malayalam script to print.

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If you are interested in learning more about this remarkable work of botany, history and culture, you can download the Malayalam translation of Hortus Malabaricus in PDF format from this link: [Hortus Malabaricus Malayalam Pdf Download]. This translation was done by Dr. K.S. Manilal, an eminent botanist and emeritus professor at the Department of Botany, University of Calicut. He also translated Hortus Malabaricus into English and published it in 2003. The University of Calicut is the publisher of both the English and Malayalam editions.

The Malayalam translation of Hortus Malabaricus is a valuable resource for anyone who wants to know more about the plants, medicines, languages, culture and history of Kerala. It contains detailed descriptions, illustrations and names of more than 740 plants, along with their uses, synonyms, habitats and local lore. It also includes the original Latin text, the Malayalam text in both old and modern scripts, and a glossary of botanical terms.

Hortus Malabaricus is not only a scientific masterpiece, but also a testimony to the collaboration and friendship between different communities and cultures in Kerala. It was prepared with the help of local physicians, scholars, artists and rulers, who contributed their knowledge and expertise to van Rheede. It also influenced many famous botanists like Carl Linnaeus, who used Hortus Malabaricus as a reference for his classification system.

So, what are you waiting for? Download the Malayalam PDF of Hortus Malabaricus today and explore the fascinating world of Kerala's plants and people!


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