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Rampant Prickly-Pear (Ficus indica, Opuntia tuna): Ficus Indica Eystettensis ex uno folio natus luxurians ("The Eystatt prickly-pear growing rampant, all born from one leaf"). From Basilius Besler, Hortus Eystettensis ([Nuremberg?] 1613), p. 359, after early hand-tinted exemplars, with permission from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress.
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