Pachira aquatica by Schomburgk

Robert Schomburgk (1804-1865)
(BOMBACACEAE) Pachira aquatica Aubl., c.1840.

Watercolour on paper, 205 x 270 mm.

Robert Schomburgk was born in Freyburg (Freiburg) on 5 June 1804. Educated in Germany, Schomburgk developed an early interest in botany and the natural sciences.

Schomburgk's publications deserve to rank amongst the highest works on South American travel and adventure.


 

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