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Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX2449.
In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh describes this species as an erect shrub. He also writes: 'Found by Dr. Buchanan in Nepal, from whence he sent seed to this garden [Calcutta], where in eight years the plants are four or five feet high, thin of branches; and now beginning to blossom in March.'
Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.1, p.627.
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