With one of the great botanic gardens in the world and the oldest in the Southern Hemisphere, Brazil has fostered a strong tradition of botanical illustrators. Another entry for the Flockton Award by Rogerio Lupo received a Highly Commended as did a work by fellow Brazilian Klei Sousa who received the 1st prize in 2009. The second prize ($2000) went to Sarah Adler from USA.
(Images for the other awarded plates are displayed in the BI-Facebook)
Read more about Margaret Flockton here