All prints in this collection are being sold as Limited Edition Prints
They are printed using archival quality inks
The prints are produced on off-white quality 100% Canson Cotton Rag Paper guaranteeing exceptional longevity for the life of the product
All prints are accompanied by a certificate signed by the artist and details of the usage of the plant by Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
All prints appear in the recently released book - "Australian Bush-plant Usage by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people", by author and artist - Bill Ivinson. It is available through all Amazon book outlets
Bill is a highly respected Aboriginal Elder who has family language group ties with Murrin-Ger people in the Northern Territory and Murrinjabin people of Darnley Island in the Torres Strait
The collection has taken 34 years to complete and is now available for others to share.
The hairy seeds of the plant are cooked then eaten. The inner bark is prepared and used as an eyewash. The finely fissured, gray outer bark fiber is used to produce string and twine. The roots of young plants are roasted or eaten raw. In good conditions, it will grow to around 15 meters. The leaves are ovate to an elongated heart shape and smooth. The flowers are bell-shaped, greenish yellow with spotted brown, red centers occurring from June to October. Fruiting occurs from September to December. It is found mainly in open forest or woodland.