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Hoodia bainii, 1878

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Original illustration of Hoodia bainii, currently accepted as Hoodia gordonii, from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6348, 1st March 1878. Watercolour and pencil on paper. The specimen here figured was brought to England by Mr MacGibbon who obtained it from Mr Lycett of Worcester, South Africa. It flowered at Kew in July 1877.
Curtis's Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical featuring colour illustrations of plants and has been published continuously since 1787

Copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Media ID 654290

Date: 3rd December 2007

Credit: © The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Filename: CUR00000165.jpg

Image Size: 3282 x 4014 Pixels

Filesize is 9.07MB

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Associated Categories: Curtis's Botanical Magazine

Associated Categories: Cacti and Succulents

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