Tigridia pringlei [art original] = Habenaria psycodes

Tigridia pringlei [art original] = Habenaria psycodes
Blaschka, Rudolf, 1857-1939
2 art originals : pencil and colored pencil on paper ; 21 x 17 cm. (folded)
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Range 6, Bay 6, Shelf 4, Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection, Box 43
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Habenaria psycodes
This item is in the Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection.
Drawings folded along vertical edge with first drawing on p. [1] and second drawing on p. [3]. Drawing on p. [1], labeled Tigridia pringlei, 56, includes eight views of interior of plant including cross section. Most views are highlighted in color including orange and green. Drawing on p. [3], labeled Habenaria psycodes, 57, includes ten views and one detail of interior of plant. Most views are highlighted in color including green, purple, blue, orange, and pink.
Tigridia is a flowering plant, commonly known as the tiger flower or shell flower, is native to South America. Habenaria is a flowering orchid, commonly known as the bog orchid, and is found in tropical and temperate climates.
This drawing is part of a series of botanical drawings created by the Blaschkas to reference in constructing glass models for the Botanical Museum of Harvard University.
Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka collection
Digitized by Harvard Museum of Natural History 2006.
Small circle in red pencil drawn along upper edge of drawing on p. [1]; green pencil lines drawn once on drawing on page [1] and three times on drawing on p. [3].
Some staining.
Blaschka design drawings. Botanicals