Mysterium Fascinans

Kali van der Merwe
archival inks on cotton rag paper
73 x 73cm
Edition 1/9 + 2 AP

The third flower in the background from large to small is the Thistle Sugarbush, Protea scolymocephala

It is on the red list of species as Vulnerable

This specimen was kindly received from Cape Nature and Sandberg Fynbos Reserve after an educational display at the Cape Floral Kingdom Expo in Bredasdorp. They came from a range of sources including the wild and KIrstenbosch National Botanical Garden.