Author(s): John Wrigley
Whether small shrub-like mallees or forest giants, eucalypts are a defining feature of the Australian landscapethe essence of the bush. Their striking forms and beautiful foliage and flowers have inspired a host of talented artists since first seen by the early European explorers. Eucalypt Flowers features more than 100 stunning images, drawn from the collections of the National Library of Australia. It presents some two and a half centuries of the best in eucalypt botanical illustration by 45 well-known and lesser-known artists and engravers.