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Volkameria infortunata Roxb.

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Description

Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX92. In 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh notes that this species '...is commonly found under the shade of large trees, in consequence of birds dropping the seeds there.' Drawing inscribed 'Received from Leopard Man of War 30th November 1791'. Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.3, p.59.

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Location

South Asia

Medium