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Sparaxis pulcherrimum, 1866

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Current accepted plant name is Dierama pulcherrimum, commonly known as angel's fishing rod, wandflower or hairbell. Watercolour on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1866. This is the original illustration for the lithograph in Curtis's Botanical Magazine, volume 92, plate 5555. 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 20268071

Date: 13th October 2020

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

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

Filename: Dierama pulcherrimum_00203733_2048.tiff

Image Size: 1263 x 1906 Pixels

Filesize is 0.77MB

Associated Categories: Curtis's Botanical Magazine

Associated Categories: Bulbs

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