Dactylanthus taylorii being delivered to the Auckland Museum
Dactylanthus taylorii or Flower of Hades as reflected in the Maori name "pua o te reinga," meaning 'flower of the underworld,' and refers to the way its flowers emerge from below ground. Read more about the painting.
The main painting is painted at a scale of x 3 natural size to show the full life cycle of the plant. See more painting's details below: