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Salvia coccinea

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Description

Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1106. In his 'Flora indica' Roxburgh states that this species is an American plant naturalised in this region. The drawing is on laid paper watermarked 'J. WHATMAN 1794'. Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.1, p.146.

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Location

South Asia

Medium