Naked-flowering crocus Crocus nudiflorus
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Naked-flowering crocus, Crocus nudiflorus. Handcoloured copperplate engraving by I. Whessell of a drawing by Isaac Russell from William Baxter's British Phaenogamous Botany 1835. Scotsman William Baxter (1788-1871) was the curator of the Oxford Botanic Garden from 1813 to 1854.