2019, watercolour on paper
57 x 75.5 cm
Collected 1770: Endeavour River
Observed 2019: Daintree
The artist has captured the plant’s erect open form and soft wood, featuring a vibrant display of the ‘quilted’ green leaves with their conspicuous veins and serrated margins. The cluster of purple black berries provides a balancing contrast. The berries are eaten by the wompoo fruit dove (Ptilinopus magnificus).
© 2020 Botanical Artists’ Society Queensland