Round-rooted galangale, Kaempferia rotunda. Handcoloured copperplate botanical engraving from Johannes Zorn's "Afbeelding der Artseny-Gewassen," Jan Christiaan Sepp, Amsterdam, 1796. Zorn first published his illustrated medical botany in Nurnberg in 1780 with 500 plates, and a Dutch edition followed in 1796 published by J.C. Sepp with an additional 100 plates. Zorn (1739-1799) was a German pharmacist and botanist who collected medical plants from all over Europe for his "Icones plantarum medicin
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