Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1909. Artwork from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, volume 135, plate 8290. Current accepted plant name is Cylindropuntia imbricata, commonly known as tree cholla and cane cholla.
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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