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Ixia polystachya, 1805

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Illustration of Ixia polystachya, commonly known as African corn lily, corn lily or wandflower. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, June 1st 1805. Artwork from Curtis,Aos Botanical Magazine, volume 22, plate 846. 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 20483059

Date: 6th May 2020

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Source: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Job Title: Kew Library

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

Filename: Ixia_polystachya_011573-20181105T160632.jpg

Image Size: 3439 x 6154 Pixels

Filesize is 1.99MB

Associated Categories: Curtis's Botanical Magazine

Associated Categories: Bulbs

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