Scarlet cordia, morning glory and Polyphemus moth Mark Catesby
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Scarlet cordia, morning glory and Polyphemus moth
Botanical study of two plant specimens: scarlet cordia, Cordia sebestena, showing red flowers and green fruits, and morning glory, Ipomoea carolina, shown twined around the stem of the former, with pink flowers. Below, a Polyphemus moth, Antheraea polyphemus, referred to in the associated description as the 'Great Moth', Phalaena ingens.
Plate 91 from volume II of Mark Catesby's The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands (London, 1731).
- Image reference: RS-18835
- © The Royal Society
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