Haemodoraceae - Conostylis aculeata. From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed. Haemodoraceae
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Includes the kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos) native to Australia, with other members of the family found in South Africa, North and South America, and Asia.
Haemodoraceae - Conostylis aculeata
From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.
London, 1830, volume 57, plate 2989. Hand-coloured engraving by William Jackson Hooker (sheet 140 x 227 mm). Text enclosed.
€ 45
The first and most important botanical magazine made up of 'figures' of plants and short descriptions. Provides a storehouse of exotics, paralleling the indigenous plants … (Hunt). A delightful work pictorially, never excelled as a periodical, most carefully coloured and a source of lasting interest and information (Dunthorne). Started by William Curtis in 1787 publication still continues.
* Pritzel 2007; Dunthorne 88; Nissen BBI 2350; Great flower books pp. 83-84; Hunt 689; Henrey 472; Stafleu & Cowan 1290.
Haemodoraceae - Conostylis aculeata. From: Curtis’s botanical magazine; or flower garden displayed.