Percy Highley (1856-1929)
Flower of Datura sanguinea visited by Docimastes
ensiferus (identified as SOLANACEAE Brugmansia sanguinea),
Watercolour, 425 x 273 mm.
During the early twentieth century, Percy Highley produced
a range of botanical illustrations for the Natural History
This beautiful watercolour shows the plant being pollinated
by two hummingbirds.