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[Miscellaneous Sites in Mexico] [lantern slide]: a hibiscus-like Copa de Oro (Solandra grandiflora) in a plaza in an unidentified location, probably Mazatlán

view [Miscellaneous Sites in Mexico] [lantern slide]: a hibiscus-like Copa de Oro (Solandra grandiflora) in a plaza in an unidentified location, probably Mazatlán digital asset number 1
Colorist:
Van Altena, Edward
Physical description:
1 lantern slide: col. ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
Mexico, Sinaloa, Mazatlán
Mexico
Mazatlan
Date:
1937
1937 Jan
Notes:
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "94."
MX020055 is an image of the entire plant. The Garden Club of America tour visited Mazatlán on January 18; the published narrative indicates that they "saw the Golden Cup, Copa de Oro, which many of us associated with Honolulu, a handsome vine with large glossy leaves and enormous deep yellow cups of blossoms."
Topic:
Hibiscus
Walkways
Climbing plants
Local number:
MX020056
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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