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Hibiscus setosus R.

1795-1804

Unknown Artist (Company School)

From the collection

Title

Hibiscus setosus R.

Date

1795-1804

Description

Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1271.

In his 'Flora Indica' Roxburgh describes this plant as a native of Prince of Wales' Island, Chittagong etc.

Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.3, p.194.

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Location

South Asia

Region

Continent

Location Accuracy

Unknown

Medium

Category

Credits

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