Bentham's Cornel | Cornus Capitata | Botanical Illustration | Canvas Print
A botanical canvas print of the plant Bentham's Cornel (Cornus capitata).
The original art illustration has been cleaned up and enhanced to create attractive wall art for either homes or offices.
The canvas is a finely textured artist-grade cotton substrate which consistently reproduces image details with outstanding clarity and detail and is amazing wall art for anyone interested in vintage botanical illustration, botany, and nature
Bentham's Cornel (Cornus capitata), also known as Evergreen Dogwood, Himalayan Flowering Dogwood, and Himalayan Strawberry Tree, is an evergreen tree that belongs to the dogwood family (Cornaceae).
It is native to the low-elevation woodlands of the Himalayas in China, India, and surrounding nations and it is naturalized in parts of Australia and New Zealand. It is often grown in parks and gardens due to its ornamental value.
The original botanical illustration was first published in "La Belgique horticole : Journal des jardins" by Charles Morren (1807-1858) and his son Édouard Morren (1833-1886).
Charles Morren was a professor of botany at the University of Liège, a position that he held until 1854. He was also the director of the Botanic Garden in Liège.
He discovered that the vanilla flower was pollinated by the Melipone bee that only lived in Mexico and thus solved a mystery that had existed since Hernán Cortés had brought the vanilla flower to Europe. In 1836 he also discovered an artificial pollination process that was important to the vanilla industry in the French colonies.
In 1853, Morren came up with the term phenology for the studying of the seasonal cycles of plants and animals.
Canvas - Features:
- 100% cotton rag with 400gsm standard - Printed on a natural white, matte and ultra smooth
- Acid-free archival inks are used to print on cotton rag
- Wooden frame
- High image quality and detail
- Finger joints -
- Tensioning wedges -
- Lifelong color guarantee -
- For indoor use
Cardboard box with foam supports to keep the product from moving. Photos are for illustrative purposes only. Actual packaging may vary.