Aspidium riehardi, Asplenium bulbiferum, Asplenium flaccidum and Lomaria membranacea

Hetley, Georgina Burne
Production date
Circa 1880
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Public Domain
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Watercolour on paper depicting four different plant species. Each plant has been labelled with a number from one to four.

1 Aspidium riehardi. The plant has a fern like appearance with a fury narrow stem and several green fronds with small brown circles on each leaflet.

2 Asplenium bulbiferum [par: tripartium] also known as hen and chicken fern, pikopiko and mother spleenwort. The plant is fern like in appearance with a long narrow green stem and several green fronds with amber highlights.

3 Asplenium flaccidum also known as drooping spleenwort and hanging spleenwort. The plant has multiple slender fronds of green with amber highlights.

4 Lomaria membranacea. There are multiple examples of the plant clustered together varying in colours of brown, amber and green.

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Production date
Circa 1880
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Production technique
Height x Width: 377 x 258mm
1 Aspidium riehardi 2 Asplenium bulbiferum [par: tripartium] 3 Asplenium flaccidum 4 Lomaria membranacea, Inscription
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Credit line
gifted by the Misses Hetley
Other number(s)
48/4/37, 34248
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