image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew | Licence: All Rights Reserved

Mimosa pennata

1795-1804

Unknown Artist

From the collection

Title

Mimosa pennata

Date

1795-1804

Description

Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1866. In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh describes this species as a tree with long and scandent branches. Roxburgh also writes: 'A native of Hindoostan of the Ballo and Payen Ghaut mountains. Flowering time the month of October; the seed ripens in March and April.' Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.2, p.565.

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Location

South Asia

Region

Continent

Location Accuracy

Unknown

Medium

Category

Credits

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