- Redouté, Pierre-Joseph
- Metal engraving
- Portrait (taller)
- Missouri Botanical Garden, the Internet Archive
- "Tassaert direxit," bottom right
- Les liliacées, vol 1
- Candolle, Augustin Pyramus de, Redouté, Pierre-Joseph
- Paris: Chez l'auteur, 1805
- Open Library:
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Hand-colored stipple engraving showing an Aztec lily (Sprekelia formosissima), a bulbous perennial plant in the family Amaryllidaceae native to Mexico. Aztec lilies are often grown as an ornamental plant for their attractive red flowers.
The caption reads in the original French:
Amaryllis formosissima — Amaryllis lys St. Jacques.
Keywords: 1800s, 19th century, Amaryllidaceae, color, flower, Les liliacées, red, reference book