Stypandra Frutescens. Flowering Plant. Joseph PAXTON.

Stypandra Frutescens. Flowering Plant.

London: 1834.

Handcoloured lithograph; mounted, printed size approx 240 x 160mm.

This lithograph of an Australian plant is taken from Joseph Paxton's Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants.

This lithograph of an Australian plant is taken from Joseph Paxton's Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants.

Paxton's note on the plant commented that it 'is a very distinct species of stypandra… raised from New Holland seeds in the year 1836, and although not particularly showy, possesses a considerable degree of elegance… The genus stypandra is exclusively of New Holland, and contains about six species with the one now described…'.

Price (AUD): $150.00  other currencies Ref: #1600593

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