Gelsemiaceae - Gelsemium sempervirens From: The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects by Thomas Meehan. Gelsemiaceae



Small family of 2 shrubby or lianoid genera and 11 species that were formerly placed in Loganiaceae but appear to be close to Apocynaceae.
Gelsemiaceae - Gelsemium sempervirens
From: The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects by Thomas Meehan.
Boston, L. Prang, 1879, volume 1, plate 3. Chromolithograph by Louis Prang after Alois Lunzer (sheet 173 x 253 mm). Marginally stained and slightly foxed. Text enclosed.
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Thomas Meehan (1826-1901), a British-born nurseryman, was Kew gardener in 1846-1848; from 1853 at Germantown (Philadelphia). He was the editor of the Gardenerís monthly and the founder of Meehanís monthly, a magazine of horticulture, botany, etc. The nice chromolithographed plates after paintings by Alois Lunzer and lithographed by Louis Prang, who published many books on natural history.
* Nissen BBI 1331; Stafleu & Cowan 5783.
Gelsemiaceae - Gelsemium sempervirens From: The native flowers and ferns of the United States in their botanical, horticultural, and popular aspects by Thomas Meehan.