Illustrations In Diversity
Indonesia’s biological diversity is not yet well documented in botanical illustrations. There are only a handful of botanical illustrators in the country.
With only two days left to submit his work to the Margaret Flockton Award 2018, Ichsan Suwandhi had to draw quickly. After pondering briefly, he decided to draw the noni plant (Morinda citrifolia) in his backyard in Jatinangor, West Java.
Ichsan's drawing was the first and only submission from Indonesia in the botanical illustration competition, whose results were announced in May. Ichsan's work was ranked 24th out of the total 39 submissions from...