Mints and dead-nettles

The Reverend William Keble Martin spent many years of his life collecting, studying and drawing plants. This drawing is a preliminary plate for inclusion in his book The Concise British Flora in Colour published in 1965. It corresponds to plate 70 in the final work. Species depicted include: purple deadnettle (Lamium purpureum), wood sage (Teucrium scrodonia), pyramidal bugle(Ajuga pyramidalis) and bugle (Ajuga reptans). RAMM also has his herbarium collection (pressed plants).

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
99/2015/14
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
watercolour, ink and pencil on
Common Name
mints and dead-nettles
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
74 70; LAMIUM PURPUREUM: x8 1st position 2nd position TEUCRIUM SCORDONIA (WOOD SAGE): AJUGA PYRAMIDALIS: AJUGA REPTANS (BUGLE); [can’t read]
Production Person Initials
William Keble
Production Person Surname
Martin
Production Year Low
c1900
Production Year High
1965

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