Saxifrage

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 32 in the final work. The plants depicted are purple saxifrage (Saxifragea oppositifolia), sarry saxifrage (saxifragea stellaris), yellow mountain saxifrage (Saxifragea azoides), rue-leaved saxifrage (Saxifragea tridactylites), golden saxifrage (Chrysosplenium oppositifolium), alternate-leaved golden saxifrage (Chrysosplenium alternifolium), Irish saxifrage (Saxifragea rosacea), mossy saxifrage (Saxifragea hypnoides), Grass og parnassium (Parnassia palustris) and Saxifragea hirsuta . RAMM also has his herbarium collection (pressed plants).

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
99/2015/31
Collection Class
Drawings
Medium
watercolour, ink and pencil
Common Name
saxifrage
Simple Name
drawing
Inscription Transcription
32; S oppositifolia: S hirculis: S azoides [notes not easily legible]; SAXIFRAGA AZOIDES: S. TRIDACTYLITIS: CHRYSOSPLENIUM OPPOSITIFOLIUM: PARNASSIA PALUSTRIS
Production Person Initials
William Keble
Production Person Surname
Martin
Production Year Low
c1900
Production Year High
1965

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