'The Banksia' and 'Banksia gibbosa' Frederick Polydor Nodder
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'The Banksia' and 'Banksia gibbosa'
Two botanical studies of Banksia seed pods. Figure 1 an undetermined Banksia. Figure 2 the rock hakea Hakeas gibbosa [here termed Banksia gibbosa].The plants are native to Australia and were named after Sir Joseph Banks. Plate 22 from Journal of a voyage to New South Wales...by John White (J.Debrett, London, 1790). The accompanying text states of figure 1 that it: "represents the capsule of another Banksia, belonging to those which bear the flowers in spikes, but we cannot with certainty determine the species.". The plate is inscribed: "1. The Banksia. 2. The Banksia gibbosa. London. Published as the Act directs Dec: 29, 1789, by I.Debrett."
Original: copperplate engraving. 1790
- Image reference: RS-10579
- The Royal Society
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