Chloranthaceae - Hedyosmum bonplandianum. From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin. Chloranthaceae
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Herbaceous or woody plants occurring in Southeast Asia, Central and South America and the West Indies. They are aromatic and have opposite, evergreen leaves with distinctive serrate margins and interpetiolar stipules.
Chloranthaceae - Hedyosmum bonplandianum
Paris & Strasbourg, F.G. Levrault, 1816-1829, volume 5, plate 287. 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.
Chloranthaceae - Hedyosmum bonplandianum. From: Dictionnaire des sciences naturelles. Planches … Botanique classée d’après la méthode naturelle de M. Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu by Pierre Jean François Turpin.