Monthly Archives: September 2012

More identifications

The next folio is f14r. I would like to suggest one of the Curcuma species for this one (Turmeric and other plants). It’s tempting to go for a water plant or marsh plant for this image, because of the shape … Continue reading

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Diverse identifications

The previous posts I made where of a more thematical nature. But there also a number of folios that have enough clues to identify the plants directly. The plant on folio 2v has a thick rhizome that is typical for … Continue reading

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Another “oldar” – f33r

There is another page in the herbs section of the Voynich manuscript that has the EVA “oldar” word: f33r. It is a plant with spear-shaped leaves and a pronounced root.  There are two faces depicted in the roots (I’ll return … Continue reading

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