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This page is maintained 
by Dr. Lena Struwe 
(e-mail), and hosted by
Rutgers University
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updated: 01/19/11 

Downloadable postcards with gentians
(Courtesy of Gentian Research Network)

The postcards come in two sizes:

 

Folded cards: One per printed page, will fit in a long envelope.

    or

Regular postcard size, four per printed page

 

Click on the card(s) you want and a high-resolution pdf-file will open up for download and printing.  You will need to have Adobe Reader on your computer, which is free to download on-line. Printing on thicker paper produces best results.

 

 

Folded cards (one per page)

 

Postcard 1:

Gentians of the World

Postcard 2:

Gentiana acaulis, stemless gentian, from a Curtis plate

 

Postcard 3:

Symbolanthus in Ecuador

 

Postcard 4:

Gentiana

 

Postcard 5:

Chironia from South Africa

 

Postcard 6:

Gentianella from Ecuador

 

Postcard 7:

Macrocarpaea apparata, named after Harry Potter's adventures, in Ecuador

 

Postcard 8:

Microscope photos of fruit and flower bud of Aripuana from Brazil

 

 

 

 

Regular postcards (four per page)

 

Postcard 1(4):

Herbaceous gentians: Crawfurdia, Blackstonia, Frasera, and Lomatogonium

Postcard 2(4):

3 species of Gentiana, and one Macrocarpaea

 

Postcard 3(4):

Tropical gentians: Tachia, Exacum, Fagraea, and Symbolanthus

 

Postcard 4(4):

Blue gentians, 4 species of Gentiana

 

Postcard 5(4):

Macrocarpaea apparata, Voyria, Potalia, and old print of Gentiana lutea (yellow gentian)

 

Postcard 6(4):

Diversity of gentians (2 cards), microscope photo of Aripuana bud, and Eustoma flower (lisianthus)

 

 

 

 

All postcards were developed by Lena Struwe and are free to use by all.

 

Gentian Research Network, 2002-2011.
For corrections and additions, contact Lena Struwe at struwe@aesop.rutgers.edu