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Unknown Artist (Company School)
Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1504.
In his 'Flora Indica' Roxburgh describes this plant as a 'somewhat shrubby, weak and straggling, prickly' species. According to Roxbugh it is a native of various parts of India, and in the Botanic garden of Calcutta, it flowers during the rainy and cold season.
Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.3, p.205.
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