The 'yellow-rump', the 'lilly-leaf'd hellebore' and the 'dogs-bane' Mark Catesby
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The 'yellow-rump', the 'lilly-leaf'd hellebore' and the 'dogs-bane'
'Parus uropygeo luteo', the yellow-rump, 'Helleborine lilij folio caulem ambiente, flore unico hexapetalo, tribus petalis longis angustis obscure purpureis, caeteris brevioribus roseis', the lilly-leaf'd [lily-leaved] hellebore, and 'Apocynum scandens folio, cordato flore albo', the dogs-bane (Catesby's identifications; modern scientific names: Dendroica coronata, the yellow-rumped warbler; Cleistes divaricata, the rosebud orchid; Echites umbellatus, the devil's potato). Plate 58 from volume I of The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands by Mark Catesby (London, 1731). Mark Catesby was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1733.
Original: etching. 1731
- Image reference: RS-10498
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