Casuarinaceae - Casuarina stricta - Casuarina quadrivalvis. From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin. Casuarinaceae
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Trees and shrubs native to the Old World tropics, Australia and the Pacific Islands. Characterized by slender, green, often drooping branches that are deeply grooved and that bear whorls of tiny, scalelike leaves.
Casuarinaceae - Allocasuarina verticillata - Casuarina quadrivalvis
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 299 + 300. Hand-coloured engravings 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; Blunt p. 180 ff.; Nissen BBI 2239; Stafleu & Cowan 1293 & 15.384.
Casuarinaceae - Allocasuarina verticillata - Casuarina quadrivalvis From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.
Casuarinaceae - Allocasuarina verticillata - Casuarina quadrivalvis From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.