Apocynaceae - Alyxia ruscifolia. From: Curtisís botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed. Conducted by Samual Curtis. The descriptions by William Jackson Hooker.
Apocynaceae - Alyxia ruscifolia
From: Curtisís botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed. Conducted by Samual Curtis. The descriptions by William Jackson Hooker.
London, Samual Curtis, 1834, volume 61, plate 3312. Hand-coloured engraving by William Jackson Hooker (sheet 162 x 253 mm). Text enclosed.
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The first and most important botanical magazine made up of Ďfiguresí 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.
* Pritzel 2007; Dunthorne 88; Great flower books pp. 83-84; Hunt 689; Nissen BBI 2350; Henrey 472; Stafleu & Cowan 1290.