Polysiphonia nigrescens Anna Atkins
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Botanical study of marine algae Vertebrata fucoides, referred to here as Polysiphonia atro-purpurea. Depicts a single specimen with tufts of branched axes.
Captioned below ‘Polysiphonia atro-purpurea’ in a photographic facsimile of the author’s handwriting.
Blueprint from Photographs of British algae: cyanotype impressions, by Anna Atkins, volume II (London, 1843-1852).
Anna Atkins (1799- 1871) was a British botanist, plant-collector and photographer.
- Image reference: RS-20083
- ©The Royal Society
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