Fig. 310, 311. Nux-vomica, Sections of Nux-vomica.
a. The dorsal surface. b. The ventral or concave surface. c. Prominence indication the chalaza and radicle. d. Hilum or umbilicus. e. Raphe.
f. Transverse section of seed, showing the bipartite albumen, the cavity, and the embryo. g. Vertical section, exposing the internal cavity, and showing the situation and figure of the embryo.
This image is from _ in Pereira's Elements of Materia Medica and Therapeutics, 1854.