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In India we hardly have any tradition of the scientific botanical-art as in Europe, which calls for attention to the exact scale, cross-sectioning of plant parts or detailing for correct identification.

When I am doing flower-studies, my approach is that of appreciating my specimen aesthetically first. But I do pay attention to the shape, colour and morphology.

 
 

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Some of the botanical-studies presented here had accompanied the series of articles or essays about my wanderings in the country-side on the lines of such writings by some British authors. This series was published under the name "Vayee-Waat" in a Marathi news-paper, with wide readership in 1992. Some others were displayed at international exhibitions on Botanical-Art.