Featured Marianne North Image
'Ripe cone of Cycad, Illawarra, New South Wales'
Oil on canvas, no date. According to the 'Official Guide to the North Gallery', Fifth Edition, 1892, 'The beauty of the richly coloured seeds of this Cycad (Macrozamia spiralis, Miq.), is only seen after the cones begin to break up'
© RBG KEW
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