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Baobab;

'M.H.W.A.' in a signature-like position.
19/2- on reverse. *Adansonia*, a magnoliopsid of the Family Malvaceae. One of a series of botanical charts salvaged from the Bower Fire of 24/10/2001, attributed to Walter Fitch (i.e commissioned by William Jackson Hooker {1820-1841} during his time here, before leaving to be Director of Kew Gardens). Not listed in Bower's 690-strong June 1922 catalogue of…