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Historia Plantarum

Historia Plantarum (Latin for history of Plants) is the name by which is commonly known Theophrastus' atlas[?] of botany, written between the third and the second century BC.

This work was organised in ten books, and is a sort of encyclopedia of the green kingdom, in which a draft of taxonomy is sketched, together with an elementary classification of plants' elements.

The work was a reference point in botany for many centuries, and was developed around 1200 by Giovanni Bodeo da Stapelio[?], who added a commentarius and drawings.

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