Stachyuraceae - Stachyurus praecox ? From: Curtis's botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal gardens of Kew and other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions by Joseph Dalton Hooker. Stachyuraceae



Family of shrubs and small trees native to East and Southeast Asia. The plants have leaves with serrate margins and flowers in long, hanging racemes.
Stachyuraceae - Stachyurus praecox ?
From: Curtis's botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal gardens of Kew and other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions by Joseph Dalton Hooker.
London, L. Reeve, 1882, volume 108, plate 6631. Hand-coloured lithograph by John Nugent Fitch (sheet 152 x 250 mm). Text enclosed.
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  Stachyuraceae - Stachyurus praecox ? From: Curtis's botanical magazine, comprising the plants of the Royal gardens of Kew and other botanical establishments in Great Britain; with suitable descriptions by Joseph Dalton Hooker.