Saturday, 16 January 2010
Thunbergia grandiflora Bot Mag 2366
Native of Bengal, growing in uncultivated places, in the neighbourhood of Calcutta, and flowering in the rainy season. Requires to be kept in the stove. May be propagated by cuttings.
Our drawing of this beautiful plant was taken at Haringay House, the seat of Edward Gray, Esq. in whose stove it grows luxuriantly, and flowers freely.
Curtis's botanical magazine, or, flower-garden displayed: in ..., Volume 50, 1823