Lisyanthus grandiflorus

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Watercolor and ink on paper illustrating the leaves, buds and flowers of the Chelonanthus grandiflorus plant in beautiful detail painted during Taylor's first expedition with William Beebe in British Guiana (now Guyana). Some common names used to identify it in the Republic of Guyana are "aha, amerindian tobacco, salidore, wild tobacco, yuriballi, and yuroballi."

Gift of the artist, 1946.