Cornaceae - Marlea begonifolia. From: The botanical register by Sydenham Teast Edwards and others.
Cornaceae - Alangium chinense - Marlea begonifolia
From: The botanical register by Sydenham Teast Edwards and others.
London, J. Ridgeway, 1815, volume 1, plate 61. Hand-coloured engraving by S. Watts after Miss Drake (sheet 147 x 217 mm). Text missing.
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Of Miss Drake of Turnham Green (fl. 1818-47) almost nothing seems to be known beyond her work, which also includes illustrations for the Botanical Register and some plates for Lindley’s noble Sertum Orchidaceum … (Blunt). The botanical register was published from 1815-1847.
* Pritzel 2621; Dunthorne 108; Blunt & Stearn pp. 214-216 (Drake); Great flower books p. 84; Nissen BBI 2379; Stafleu & Cowan 1625; Johnston 784.