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21. Parasites on Beech Trees, Chili

" Robble, " literally oak, is the name given to the common large-leaved Chilian "Beech"(Nothofagus obliqua, Mirb.), which is represented here with a parasitic plant (Loranthus sp.) having very similar foliage, a common occurrence in

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Bamboo, Beech, Bush, Butter Fly, Green, Marianne North, Oak, Orange, Painting, Red, Tree, Winter, Yellow

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Urania speciosa, Willd.(Ravenala madagascariensis, 'Traveller's Palm')

Watercolour on paper, undated (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815). In 'Flora Indica' Roxburgh recalls 'In 1802 three plants of this elegant tree were brought from the Island of Mauritius by Capt. Tennant to the Botanic Garden at Calcutta. They were planted in different soils, and situations. That which was in a very moist place, and in a rich brownish black soil, throve more luxuriantly than the other two, though in a soil equally rich but lighter coloured, much higher and drier; the former flowered for the first time about the close of 1806 and again in September, 1807...'

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Stapelia Maculosa (Spotted-Flowered Stapelia), 1816

Hand-coloured engraving by unknown artist was published in Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Vol. 43, Plate 1548, in 1813. Illustration is made with watercolour and pencil on paper. Family name of plant is Asclepiadaceae. Curtis's Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical featuring colour illustrations of plants and has been published continuously since 1787

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