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Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Alkekengi officinarum, 1854

Alkekengi officinarum, 1854
Illustration of Alkekengi officinarum, commonly known as Chinese lantern, physalis or bladder cherry from Flore des serres et des jardins de l Europe, 1854

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Garcinia mangostana, 1863

Garcinia mangostana, 1863
Illustration of Garcinia mangostana, commonly known as mangosteen, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Citrus x aurantium orange, ancient cultivar of the mandarin-pomelo hybrid complex, Honzo Zufu, 1828

Citrus x aurantium orange, ancient cultivar of the mandarin-pomelo hybrid complex, Honzo Zufu, 1828
Citrus x aurantium orange, ancient cultivar of the mandarin-pomelo hybrid complex, Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Coffea arabica, 1789

Coffea arabica, 1789
Coffea arabica, commonly known as coffee by Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob Plenck, 1789, volume 2, 1789, plate 130

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Crocus sativus, 1887

Crocus sativus, 1887
Crocus sativus or commonly known as saffron from Iridaceae family. Illustration from Kohlers Medicinal Plants, Kohler Med. Pfl. (i) t. 60, 1887

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Zingiber officinale, 1887

Zingiber officinale, 1887
Zingiber officinale, commonly known as ginger, from Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 202

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Punica granatum, L. (Common Pomegranate), 1817

Punica granatum, L. (Common Pomegranate), 1817
Original illustration of Punica granatum, commonly known as pomegranate, on watercolour and pencil on paper, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1832B, 1st July 1817

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Solanum lycopersicum, Tomatoes

Solanum lycopersicum, Tomatoes
Tomatoes, or Love-Apples. Illustration from Ernst Benarys Album Benary - Tab. XXIV, 1876-82. Chromolithograph

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Ficus carica

Ficus carica or commonly known as common fig. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab 181 T. 181

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Fructus artischochi, 1613

Fructus artischochi, 1613
Illustration of Fructus artischochi, currently accepted as Cynara cardunculus, commonly known as artichoke. Artwork from Hortus Eystettensis by Basilius Besler, 1613, volume 2

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Capsicums or Chilli Peppers

Capsicums or Chilli Peppers
Capsicums, or Chilli Peppers. Illustration from Ernst Benarys Album Benary - Tab. XVII, 1876-82. Chromolithograph. Album Benary, 1877

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Sunflower (Helianthus annuus), 1867

Sunflower (Helianthus annuus), 1867
Watercolour on paper of sunflower (Helianthus annuus) by unknown artist, possibly by the name Siraje Mukki. Inscription reads: Inscribed Helianthus giganteus Lin: sp. pl

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Epidendrum vanille, 1774

Epidendrum vanille, 1774
Illustration of Epidendrum vanille, currently accepted as Vanilla mexicana. The illustration is from La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde by Nicolas Francois Regnault (1746-c.1810)

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Theobroma cacao, 1887

Theobroma cacao, 1887
Chromolithograph print on paper of Theobroma cacao, showing cocoa pod and beans, from Kohler's Medicinal Plants, vol 2, plate 183, 1887

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Trigonella foenum-graecum, 1887

Trigonella foenum-graecum, 1887
Illustration of Trigonella foenum-graecum, commonly known as fenugreek, Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 189

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Capsicum annuum, 1887

Capsicum annuum, 1887
Illustration of Capsicum annuum, commonly known as peppers, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, 1887, volume 2, plate 35

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Coriandrum sativum, 1887

Coriandrum sativum, 1887
Illustration of Coriandrum sativum, commonly known as coriander, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 1, plate 45

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Curcuma longa, 1887

Curcuma longa, 1887
Illustration of Curcuma longa, commonly known as turmeric, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 178

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Elettaria cardamomum, 1887

Elettaria cardamomum, 1887
Illustration of Elettaria cardamomum, commonly known as cardamom, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, 1887, volume 1, plate 74

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Sinapis alba, 1887

Sinapis alba, 1887
Sinapis alba, commonly known as white mustard, from Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, vol 3, plate 276

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, 1887

Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, 1887
Illustration of Myristica fragrans, commonly known as nutmeg. from Köhlers Medicinal Plants, 1887, plate 125

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Cerbera manghas

Cerbera manghas - Koehlers " Medizinal Pflanzen"

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Artocarpus altilis

Artocarpus altilis
Watercolour of Artocarpus altilis (breadfruit) collection of Miss Janet Hutton, 1894. Includes cross section of the plants fruit

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Liberian coffee in Ceylon (Plate I), 1878

Liberian coffee in Ceylon (Plate I), 1878
Illustration depicting a man standing with a shrub of Coffea liberica, and a withered specimen of Coffea arabica infected with Hemileia vastatrix

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Fragaria species, 1900

Fragaria species, 1900
Illustration of Fragaria species, commonly known as strawberry, from Revue Horticole, 1900

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Fragaria species, 1846

Fragaria species, 1846
Illustration of Fragaria species, commonly known as strawberry, from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, volume 2, 1846

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Averrhoa species, 1803

Averrhoa species, 1803
Illustration of Averrhoa species, commonly known as star fruit, by unknown artist from the Kerr Collection, Kew, c. 1803

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Manilkara zapota, 1816ÔÇô27

Manilkara zapota, 1816ÔÇô27
Illustration of Manilkara zapota, commonly known as sapodilla, beef apple or chikoo from Herbier General de l Amateur by Jean Claude Mien Mordant de Launay, volume 6, plate 402, 1816-27

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Rheum officinale, 1863

Rheum officinale, 1863
Illustration of Rheum officinale, commonly known as rhubarb, Chinese rhubarb or medicinal rhubarb from The Instructive Picture Book or Lessons from the Vegetable World by Charlotte Mary Yonge

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Ribes rubrum, Ribes nigrum, 1867

Ribes rubrum, Ribes nigrum, 1867
Illustration of Ribes rubrum and Ribes nigrum, commonly known as redcurrant and blackcurrant, from Gartenflora, volume 16, plate 562, 1867

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Nephelium lappaceum, 1863

Nephelium lappaceum, 1863
Illustration of Nephelium lappaceum, commonly known as rambutan, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Cydonia oblonga, 1820

Cydonia oblonga, 1820
Illustration of Cydonia oblonga, commonly known as quince, from Europas Medicinische Flora by Alois Sterler and Johann Nepomuck Mayerhoffer, 1820

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Punica granatum, 1791

Punica granatum, 1791
Illustration of Punica granatum, commonly known as pomegranate, from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob Ritter von Plenck, 1791. Illustration from volume 4, plate 376

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Prunus domestica, 1820

Prunus domestica, 1820
Illustration of Prunus domestica, commonly known as plum or European plum from Europas Medicinische Flora by Alois Sterler and Johann Nepomuck Mayerhoffer, 1820

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Feijoa sellowiana, 1898

Feijoa sellowiana, 1898
Illustration of Feijoa sellowiana commonly known as pineapple guava or feijoa, by Matilda Smith, 1898. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 124, plate 7620

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Ananas comosus, c. 1850

Ananas comosus, c. 1850
Illustration of Ananas comosus, commonly known as pineapple by P. de Pannemaeker after a drawing by C. T. Rosenberg, Kew Collection c. 1850

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Diospyros kaki, 1878

Diospyros kaki, 1878
Illustration of Diospyros kaki, commonly known as persimmon or Sharon fruit from Revue Horticole, ser. 4, vol 50, 1878

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Beure d amboise, Poiteau

Beure d amboise, Poiteau
Hand coloured engraving of a Pyrus species, Beure d amboise, commonly known as pear from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Carica papaya, 1750-73

Carica papaya, 1750-73
Illustration of Carica papaya, commonly known as papaya or pawpaw, by Georg Dionysius Ehret, 1750-73. Illustration from Plantae Selectae by Christoph Jacob Trew, 1750-73

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Passiflora edulis, 1818

Passiflora edulis, 1818
Illustration of Passiflora edulis, commonly known as passion fruit or purple granadilla, 1818. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 45, plate 1989

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Citrus x aurantium, 1782

Citrus x aurantium, 1782
Illustration of commonly known as Citrus x aurantium, Seville orange, bigarade, bitter orange, marmalade orange or sour orange, from Histoire et Culture des Orangers by Antoine Risso

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Cucumis melo, 1737

Cucumis melo, 1737
Illustration of Cucumis melo, commonly known as melon, by Elizabeth Blackwell, from A Curious Herbal by Elizabeth Blackwell, 1737. Artwork from volume 2, plate 329

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Litchi chinensis, 1816ÔÇô1827

Litchi chinensis, 1816ÔÇô1827
Illustration of Litchi chinensis, commonly known as lychee, litchee or alligator strawberry, from Herbier General de l Amateur, volume 7, by Jean Claude Mien Mordant de Launay, 1816-1827

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Rubus idaeus, 1817

Rubus idaeus, 1817
Illustration of Rubus idaeus, commonly known as raspberry, from Pomona Britannica by George Brookshaw, 1817

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Crataegus germanica, 1856

Crataegus germanica, 1856
Illustration of Crataegus germanica, commonly known as medlar, 1856. Artwork from La Belgique Horticole, volume 6, plate 63, page 255

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Eriobotrya japonica, 1825

Eriobotrya japonica, 1825
Illustration of Eriobotrya japonica, commonly known as loquat. Watercolour on paper by Jean Gabriel Pretre from the Kew Collection, 1825

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Annona mucosa, 1808-1827

Annona mucosa, 1808-1827
Illustration of Annona mucosa, commonly known as lemon meringue pie fruit, plate 28 from Flore des Antilles by Francois Richard de Tussac, 1808-1827

Background imageEdible Plants Collection: Citrus x limon, 1846

Citrus x limon, 1846
Illustration of Citrus x limon, commonly known as lemon, from Pomologie Francaise vol 2 by Antoine Poiteau, 1846




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