Asparagaceae - Albuca bracteata - Ornithogalum longibracteatum From: The botanical cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of plants from all countries by Conrad Loddiges.
Asparagaceae - Albuca bracteata - Ornithogalum longibracteatum
From: The botanical cabinet, consisting of coloured delineations of plants from all countries by Conrad Loddiges.
London, C. Loddiges & Sons, etc., 1832, volume 18, plate 1789. Hand-coloured engraving (sheet 145 x 207 mm). Text missing.
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The beautiful hand-coloured engravings of this periodical 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. A total of 20 volumes were published from 1817-1833.
* Pritzel 5559; Dunthorne 187; Nissen BBI 2228; Great flower books p. 85; Stafleu & Cowan 4914; SABLIT 765; Johnston 806.