Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford, England
Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1393. Roxburgh reports in his 'Flora Indica' that this species '...is a native of Bengal, though scarce in the vicinity of Calcutta.' Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.2, p.174.
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