Red heath S Watts
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Botanical study of Red heath Erica chloroloma, here referred to as the Green-tipped heath. The plant is native to South Africa. The plate shows flowers and leaves, with two details of the ovary, style and anther.
Plate 17 from Edwards’s botanical register…edited by John Lindley, new series v.1, (London, James Ridgway and Sons, 1838). The plate is inscribed ‘17’ above; and below ‘Miss Drake del. Pub by J. Ridgway, 169 Piccadilly March 1 1838. S. Watts sc.’
In the associated text, the author states that: ‘I am obliged to Mr. John Young, Nurseryman, Taunton, for a specimen of this pretty heath, which flowered in his collection in November 1836, at which time the drawing was made.’"
- Image reference: RS-17640
- ©The Royal Society
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