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Plant 310 – Malaria Bush – Petalostigma quadriloculare

Production:

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  • 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.

Elders information:

This small tree growing to about 1.5 meters is used medicinally. It has bright dark green leaves with a lighter under color and grows to around 6cm long and 3.5cm wide. The fruit is globular and orange-yellow when ripe. This fruit is placed in the mouth and sucked to relieve a toothache. The bark is soaked in water and the resulting fluid used to treat sore eyes. The fruit was chewed to prevent malaria.

Plant 310 – Malaria Bush – Petalostigma quadriloculare

Bill Ivinson

AUD$128
Size: 29.7w x 42h cms

Limited Edition print (30) using archival quality inks produced on off-white quality 100% Canson Infinity Cotton Rag paper

Certificate signed by the artist and details of usage of the plant by Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Unframed

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Sold By: Bill Ivinson

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