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Inscription

upper right in plate: Tab. XLIV.; across bottom in plate: HAEMANTHVS Colchici foliis, periantheo herbaceo Dill. H. Elth. p.167. t. 140. / a. flos integer, b. ovarium infra florem, c. corolla dissecta et explanata a facie interna cum sex staminibus tubo adcretis, d. ovarium denudatum, e. stylus / cum Stigmate obtuso, f. bacca integra, g. transverse secta, h. semen, i. - p. idem iam vegetans.; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: XXV

Provenance

The Old Print Gallery, Washington, D.C.; Dr. and Mrs. George Benjamin Green, Virgina; gift to NGA, 1991.

Bibliography
1938
Dunthorne, Gordon. Flower and Fruit Prints of the 18th and Early 19th Centuries. Washington, 1938.