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Kew botanical artist wins prestigious Flockton Award

Illustration of Nepenthes petiolata
Fri, 2014-05-30 10:55

The Margaret Flockton Award is a prestigious international award given to commemorate the contribution Margaret Flockton made to Australian scientific botanical illustration.

The prize-winning artwork is a pen and ink illustration of the carnivorous pitcher plant Nepenthes petiolata, and was drawn from living material in Kew’s Tropical Nursery for Curtis's Botanical Magazine (not yet published).