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Image number: RS.13073
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Nicotiana hybrids

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 nicotiana Nicotiana californico-rustica the first generation of a cross between Nicotiana californica and the Aztec tobacco Nicotiana rustica.

Plate 4 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: ‘NICOTIANA CALIFORNICO-RUSTICA. 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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