Tradescantia discolor (spathacea)

Tradescantia-discolor-spathacea-botanical-illustration-vintage-antique-print

Tradescantia-discolor-spathacea-botanical-illustration-vintage-antique-print

 

Vintage botanical illustration of a boatlily (Tradescantia discolor/spathacea), also known as ‘pride of Burma’.
The original drawing was made by Madame Berthe Hoola van Nooten for a 19th century book portraying exotic tropical flowers, fruits and plants from the island of Java. Digitally restored and cleaned.

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