1. Polyanthes, 2. Oxalis, 3. Iris
© RHS, Lindley Library
Engraved plate depicting plants identified as Polyanthus, Oxalis and Iris from G D Ehret's self published Plantae et Papilione, a collection of 15 hand coloured engravings produced between 1748 and 1759. The Butterflies depicted are probably the species Papilio helenus (Red Helen) a native of India and Southeast Asia.