Letter 55 of June 13, 1687 Figure 18 | Continuatio Epistolarum

The whole interior substance of rape- or coleseed, which seed is not sown in these countries for any other purpose than to press oil from it, which we call colza oil. LO is that part from which the root and stalk will come forth, and MNPQ are the four distinct leaves.

De gansche inwendige stoffe van raep off coolzaed, welck zaed in dese landen jaerl[ijks] tot geen ander einde en wort gesaeijt, dan om olij daer uijt te slaen, die wij raepolij noemen. LO is dat deel waer uijt de wortel en stam sal te voren comen, en MNPQ sijn de vier distincte bladeren.

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