Gesnera bulbosa


  • Current Name: Sinningia magnifica (?)
  • Publisher/Editor, Year: Bibliographisches Institut in Leipzig, ca 1850, 1850
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These two gesneriad species (at the left, above) are now known respectively as Smithiantha multiflora and (likely) a form of S. magnifica.

This print is an example of the enthusiasm with which new botanical discoveries were greeted in 19th Century Europe.