Venus' Looking-glass (Triodanis perfoliata) illustration


A central unbranched stem featuring alternate leaves that clasp the stem. The leaves are green, scallop-edged and shell-shaped. The wheel-shaped violet-blue flowers emerge from the leaf axils and have five-lobed corollas.

In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Keyword Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 page ; 38 x 28.5 cm
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.69962, -123.78596
Physical repository Collection
  • Oluna and Adolf Ceska Collection
  • Gift of Adolf Ceska, February 2023.
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Accession Number: 2023-006 and 2023-024 - Botanical Illustrations, 1979-2021; File: 2.2 - Botnical Illustrations
Fonds title Fonds identifier Is referenced by Date digitized
  • August 2023
Technical note
  • Scanned on Betterlight/TTI (600 dpi;1/20;283;copy4; camera 1000), for art (600 dpi;1/20;263;copy4; camera 1000) by PD/LG. Metadata by KD.
  • Use of this material is permitted for research and private study purposes only. For all other uses, contact University of Victoria Special Collections and University Archives.

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