Lilium auratum (W. H. Fitch)

Lilium auratum (W. H. Fitch)

The nineteenth century botanists and Kew Directors William Jackson Hooker and his son Joseph Dalton Hooker relied heavily on the artist Walter Hood Fitch (1817-1892), who illustrated numerous books and periodicals for them. In 1845 Joseph named a Polynesian plant, Fitchia nutans for him.Illustration - W. H. Fitch’s painting of Lilium auratum for Elwes’ The genus Lilium

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