Buxaceae - Pachysandra procumbens. From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d'après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin. Buxaceae
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Best known for the ornamental and useful boxwoods and comprising seven genera of trees, shrubs, and herbs, native to North America, Europe, North Africa, and Asia.
Buxaceae - Pachysandra procumbens ?
From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d'après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.
Paris & Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault, 1816-1829, volume 5, plate 277. Hand-coloured engraving after Turpin (sheet 120 x 213 mm).
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Pierre Jean François Turpin (1775-1840) was possibly the greatest botanical genius of all the French botanical painters of his day … In particular, his drawings of botanical details have rarely been surpassed. ... (Blunt). With Pierre-Antoine Poiteau he collaborated in some of the most important botanical publications of the early years of the nineteenth century. In the finely illustrated botanical part of the Dictionnaire … the plates by several engravers were issued uncoloured or coloured.
* Pritzel 10.722; Nissen BBI 2239; Blunt p. 180 ff.; Stafleu & Cowan 1293 & 15.384.
Buxaceae - Pachysandra procumbens. From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d'après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.