WEINMANN, Johann Wilhelm
(b. 1683, Gardelegen, d. 1741, Regensburg)

Illustration from Phytanthoza iconographia

1737-45
Engraving, watercolour
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Johann Wilhelm Weinmann, German apothecary and botanist, is noted for his creation of the florilegium Phytanthoza iconographia between 1737 and 1745, an ambitious project which resulted in eight folio volumes with more than 1.000 hand-coloured engravings of several thousand plants.

This illustration is N. 702 from Volume 8. It depicts a. Malus citria, b. Malus limonia, c. Adam's Apple.