Senecio perdicioides

Maker
Hetley, Georgina Burne
Production date
Circa 1880
Current rights
Public Domain
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About this object
Watercolour on paper depicting the plant Senecio perdicioides. The plant is also know as Brachyglottis perdicioides, raukumara, puarangitoto or East Cape Brachyglottis.

The stalks of the branch are painted brown with various shades of green leaves and a number of crowded clusters of three petalled yellow flowers. In the bottom corner are two sketches of the flower buds.

Signed. Undated.
Production date
Circa 1880
Production place
Production technique
Media/Materials description
Note: the work is not matted.
Measurements
Height x Width: 360 x 258mm
Signature/Inscription
G.B. Hetley, Signature, Handwritten
Senecio perdicioides, Inscription, Handwritten
Classification terms
Subject date
1870-1890
Caption
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 48/4/60
Credit line
gifted by the Misses Hetley
Other number(s)
48/4/60, 34200
Accession number
48/4/60

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