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THE ARIZA PLANT.

(BROWNAEA ARIZA.)

ORIGINAL PRINT

 [PLATE 59.]  

Date: 1851-1852

A Superb Hothouse Tree from CENTRAL AMERICA, belonging to the LEGUMINOUS Order.

Excerpt from text, which is included along with a copy of the Title Page:

ONE of the finest tropical trees in cultivation, and more especially valuable, because it produces its magnificent heads of scarlet flowers without difficulty. The specimen now figured was obtained from the Garden of the Horticultural Society in June last. The collector Hartweg, from whom it came, says that it inhabits woods near Guaduas, in the province of Bogota, at the elevation of 1400 feet above the sea; that the people call it Ariza, and that it forms a tree from 30 to 40 feet high.......................

Order#: PAX-59

Size: 8 ˝” x 11”

Paxton produced The Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants. This series of magazines was published in London 1834-1849. During the years of 1850-1852, Paxton along with John Lindley published the rare three-volume work: PAXTON’S FLOWER GARDEN. Represented are many exotic species especially fine Orchids. They are often compared to the early volumes of Warner and Williams, Orchid Album. The print offered for sale here is from this first edition, which is a completely different product to the 1882 color printed edition frequently found. These prints were produced using a zincographic process along with hand coloring and have the plate markings Pinx & Zinc.

Condition: Excellent Vibrant color.

Price: $69.99

 

 

 

 

 

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