Passifloraceae - Passiflora ligularis|
From: Curtisís botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
London, 1830, volume 57, plate 2967. Hand-coloured engraving by W.J. Hooker (sheet 228 x 277 mm with folds). Text enclosed.
Ä 80The first and most important botanical magazine made up of 'figures' of plants and short descriptions. Provides a storehouse of exotics, paralleling the indigenous plants Ö (Hunt). A delightful work pictorially, never excelled as a periodical, most carefully coloured and a source of lasting interest and information (Dunthorne). Started by William Curtis in 1787 publication still continues.
* Nissen BBI 2350; Pritzel 2007; Dunthorne 88; Great flower books pp. 83-84; Hunt 689; Henrey 472; Stafleu & Cowan 1290.