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[Hodges, William] 1744-1797 Attributed works :New plants. T. F. Forster pt. 1. New Zealanders hemp ... 2. Red parasite flower of New Zealand ... 3. Climbing myrtle ...[ca 1775?]

Reference Number: E-104-002

Descriptions of the first three plants originally depicted in the sketchbook, but now missing: 1. New Zealanders hemp ... grows to ... six feet on the sides of naked hills, in meadows and on the rocky shores of the sea... [flax] 2. Red parasite flower of New Zealand. A shrub which grows without any root out of the trunks of the tallest trees ... [mistletoe] 3. Climbing myrtle ...a beautiful shrubby plant ... twines around very high trees, often altogether covering them ... its flowers of an elegant crimson grow in very large branches ... in New Zealand [rata]

Key terms:
1 image, categorised under Ink drawings, related to Parasitic plants, Flax, Rata and Red mistletoe.

Part of:
[Hodges, William] 1744-1797 :Hodges's drawings of New Zealand plants [1772-1775], Reference Number E-104 (25 digitised items)

Extent: 1 holograph pageInk inscription on album page, 190 x 140 mm. Vertical imageSingle art work

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