Zingiberaceae - Hedychium ellipticum. From: The botanical cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of plants from all countries by Conrad Loddiges.
Zingiberaceae - Hedychium ellipticum
From: The botanical cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of plants from all countries by Conrad Loddiges.
London, C. Loddiges & Sons, etc., 1832, volume 19, plate 1881. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 145 x 207 mm). Text missing.
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A total of 20 volumes of this periodical were published from 1817-1833. The beautiful engravings are by George Cooke from drawings by George Loddiges, William Loddiges and others. They depict plants growing in the Hackney nursery, founded by Conrad Loddiges and bearing his name. The establishment became famous for its many rare plants.
* Pritzel 5559; Dunthorne 187; Nissen BBI 2228; Great flower books p. 85; Stafleu & Cowan 4914; SABLIT 765; Johnston 806.