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Image number: RS.13070
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Poppy hybrid

Date

1865

Creator

Debray (active 1860s, French), Engraver

After

Alfred Riocreux (b.1820, French), Artist

Object type

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 294mm
width (print): 225mm

Subject

Content object

nature
   > plant
      > flower

Description

Botanical study showing the flowers and leaves of a hybridised poppy Papaver hispido-bracteatum, the first generation of a cross between the Sad poppy, Papaver hybridum (here styled Papava hispidum) and the Persian poppy Papaver bracteatum.

Plate 1 accompanying the paper ‘Nouvelles recherches sur l’hybridité dams les végétaux’, by Charles Naudin, Nouvelles archives du Muséum d’Histoire Naturelle…’ v.1 (Paris, 1865) pp.25-176.

Inscribed above: ‘Nouvelles archives du Muséum. Mémoires. Tom.I Pl.1.’ Inscribed below: ‘PAPAVER HISPIDO – BRACTEATUM. Riocreux del. Debray sc. Imp. A. Salmon, à Paris.’

Charles Victor Naudin (1815-1899) French botanist and pioneer of selection studies in plant-breeding.

Associated place

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