Image ID: SIL-SIL28-292-01
Cite this: Paterson, William. 1790. A narrative of four journeys into the country of the Hottentots and Caffraria : in the years 1777, 1778, 1779 : illustrated with a map, and nineteen copper-plates, London : Printed for J. Johnson.
Supplied Caption: William Paterson traveled to the Cape region in search of botanical specimens in 1777, at the age of 22. He returned to England in 1779 and ten years later published this illustrated account of his four expeditions, stressing fidelity to his observations ...
Original Caption: Amarylis disticha, The bulb is used for poisoning arrows.