405. A Medley of Flowers from Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope. by Marianne North

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Print size 35.5 x 28.0 cm
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Title:
405. A Medley of Flowers from Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope.
Artist:
Marianne North
Product code:
MN_405
Edition type:
Open edition
Copyright:
© The Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

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On the right, the scarlet Sutherlandia frutescens, R. Br., followed by the white balls of the minute flowers of a Brunia ? a blue and red Lobostermon(Boraginaceae); below the Sutherlandia are female cones of Leucadendron platyspermum, R. Br., and the yellow heads of the male in florescence of the same shrub (see 450) with a purple Senecio between them. Next comes a kind of " Everlasting" (Helichrysum speciosissimum, Willd.) having white flower-heads with a yellow centre, and a blue Lobelia. Partly beneath the other flowers is the great Ground-orchid, Disa cornuta, Sw. with dark blue and white hooded flowers and thick leaves mottled with red ; and lastly the beautiful Mimetes cucullata,, R. Br. a proteaceous shrub having whitish flowers supported by pink bracts.

The Artist: Marianne North

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