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  • Botany, Antique Print, Chromolithograph, Dryopteris phegopteris, Long Beech Fern, Carl Lindman, 1901-1905. http://www.historyrevisited.com.au

Botany, Antique Print, Long Beech fern, Lindman


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Botany, Antique Print, Chromolithograph, Dytopteris phegopteris, Long Beech Fern, Lindman

Antique colored lithograph (chromolithograph) after Swedish botanist and botanial artist Carl Axel Magnus Lindman (1856-1928) for his folio "Bilder ur nordens Flora" (Pictures of Northern Flora). He was inspired by military botanical artist Johan Wilhelm Palmstuch who embarked on a scientific project to produce a series of impressive copper engravings, 1802–1819."Svensk Botanik" (Swedish Botany) was the first of its kind in Sweden.

The botanical is and example of a pinnate-pinnatfid structure with two fronds, the smaller one to the right attached to the rhizome (roots). To the left we see a detailed section a singe pinnae and the circular pattern of sporangia that hold the fern spores.Note the peculiar downward pointing pinnae at the base.

Published Stockholm by Wahlstrom & Widstrand, 1901-1905.

Condition = Very Good with no discoloration/tears only a few paper dents on the right edge (when framed the mat will cover these)

Page size = 16.5 x 24.2 cm (6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inch)

Dryopteris phegopteris (Long Beech Fern)

The identifying feature of this fern is its deeply-cut, triangular frond. The mature frond have the distinctive feature of the base pinnae on each side pointing downward. The habitat are forests of North America and Eurasia


Other Details

AP botany:
Antique Print:
Carl Axel Magnus Lindman:
Swedish Botanist
Dryopteris phegopteris:
Long Beech fern

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