47. Flowers of Datura and Humming Birds, Brazil. by Marianne North

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47. Flowers of Datura and Humming Birds, Brazil.
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Print size 28.0 x 35.5 cm
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23.0 x 28.7 cm
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Title:
47. Flowers of Datura and Humming Birds, Brazil.
Artist:
Marianne North
Product code:
MN_047
Edition type:
Open edition
Copyright:
© The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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Datura arborea, Linn., is a native of tropical America, and is commonly cultivated in other countries, as it grows like a rank weed. It is better known in English greenhouses under the name Brugmansia arborea, Pers. See 132, 227, and 689 The leaves are smoked to cure asthma ; and the Greeks use them to procure pleasant dreams. The Humming Bird is Trochilus anais.

The Artist: Marianne North

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