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Anguloa clowesii (Tulip orchid), 1866 Featured April Image

Anguloa clowesii (Tulip orchid), 1866

Watercolour illustration of Anguloa clowesii by John Day, 4 August 1866. Artwork from John Day's Scrapbook, vol 5, p. 11. Accompanying notes state that the specimen was "from a plant imported from New Grenada by Lewis & Co in 1864 of Mr Blunt Collecting" and dated 4th August 1866

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Stenoglottis fimbriata, 1870 Featured April Image

Stenoglottis fimbriata, 1870

Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1870. Artwork from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, volume 96, plate 5872.
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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Lycaste aromatica, 1827 Featured April Image

Lycaste aromatica, 1827

Illustration of Lycaste aromatica by Robert Kaye Greville and engraved by Joseph Swan. Artwork from Exotic flora: containing figures and descriptions of new, rare or otherwise interesting exotic plants...with remarks upon their generic and specific characters, natural orders, history, culture, time of flowering by William Jackson Hooker, 1827; volume 3, t. 219

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