Clintonia Pulchella. Pretty Clintonia. UNITED STATES - CALIFORNIA / PACIFIC NORTHWEST.

Clintonia Pulchella. Pretty Clintonia.

Mrs. Withers (del.). Nevitt (sculp).
London. Benjamin Maund. No date. Ca. 1839.
Hand colored engraving on sheet size 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 inches. Very good condition, with text sheet. From Benjamin Maund's serial publication "The Botanist", with text sheet, this fine image drawn by Mrs Withers and engraved by Nevitt. The text notes that "The genus Clintonia consists as yet of two species only; Clintonia Elgans and Clintonia pulchella, natives of North West America, the former in the more northern part, on the plains of the Columbia River, the latter in the more southern, viz. in California..." Now classified as Downingia Pulchella. Item #54243

Price: $125.00