Zichya Coccinea. Many-Flowered Zichya. AUSTRALIA - WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

Zichya Coccinea. Many-Flowered Zichya.

Miss Tayler (del.). Nevitt (sculp).
London. Benjamin Maund. No date. Ca. 1839.
Hand colored engraving on sheet size 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. Tape residue on upper two corners of verso, just visible on the front top corners (could be matted out), light foxing spot at left edge.. With accompanying text sheet (upper left corner missing, well outside of text). From Benjamin Maund's serial publication "The Botanist", with text sheet, this fine image drawn by Miss Tayler and engraving by Nevitt. The text notes that "All the Zichyas appear to be natives of the south-western districts of Australia, the present species having long since been gathered in the vicintiy of King George's Sound." Item #54241

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