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Background imageMarianne North Collection: 280. Wild Flowers of Darjeeling, India

280. Wild Flowers of Darjeeling, India
Hanging above are the crimson flowers of Aeschynanthus bracteata, Wall. with Torenia asiatica. L. on the, right; the handsome Pleijone Wallichiana, Lindi

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 279. African Baobab Trees, a large Tamarind, the God Aiyanar and

279. African Baobab Trees, a large Tamarind, the God Aiyanar and
The god and his wives are supposed to take a ride every night, leaving good gifts at the houses of all who give them earthenware horses

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 275. Custard Apple, Native Gooseberry of Sarawak, and Leaf Lo 275

275. Custard Apple, Native Gooseberry of Sarawak, and Leaf Lo 275. Custard Apple, Native Gooseberry of Sarawak
Anona squamosa, L. is a tropical American fruit, commonly cultivated in the tropics. In the West Indies the fruit of A. reticulata is called Custard Apple

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 274. Himalayan Flowers embedded in Maidenhair Fern

274. Himalayan Flowers embedded in Maidenhair Fern
Blue Anemones (Anemone rivularis, Ham.), a purple Columbine (Aquilegia), two species of Arisaema-the taller one A. utile, Hook. the other A. speciosum, Mart. &c

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 273. Flowers of Darjeeling, India

273. Flowers of Darjeeling, India
Hydrangea altissima, Wall. and yellow Thunbergia lutea, T. And. The large flowers in the circumference of the inflorescence of the Hydrangea are sterile

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 272. Jain Tower and Temple at Chittore, India

272. Jain Tower and Temple at Chittore, India
A Fig tree growing on the top of the former and loosening the stones which were laid a thousand years ago. The tower is eighty feet high, and the Fig tree is sacred and must not be touched

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 269. Study of a Deodar, in full cone and clothed with a creeper

269. Study of a Deodar, in full cone and clothed with a creeper
The creeper is probably Vitis himalayana, Brandis. Look at 283 and 297

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 268. Temple in a Dell, Binsur, Kumaon, India

268. Temple in a Dell, Binsur, Kumaon, India

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 267. Bauhinia Creeper crushing Tombs, Saharunpur, India

267. Bauhinia Creeper crushing Tombs, Saharunpur, India
The Bauhinia is B. Vahlii, Wight and Arn

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 266. Loose - skinned Orange of Colombo, Ceylon

266. Loose - skinned Orange of Colombo, Ceylon
A variety of Citrus Aurantium, Linn

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 264. The Cobra Plant, under Deodars, at Simla, India

264. The Cobra Plant, under Deodars, at Simla, India
Arisaema curvatum, Roxb

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 263. A Darjeeling Oak, festooned with a climber

263. A Darjeeling Oak, festooned with a climber
Quercus lamellosa, Sm. and Thunbergia coccinea, Roxb

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 262. African Baobab Tree in the Princesss Garden at Tanjore, In

262. African Baobab Tree in the Princesss Garden at Tanjore, In
Adansonia digitata, Linn. the African Baobab, is remarkable for the gigantic proportions of its relatively short trunk, which sometimes, it is recorded

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 260. Avenue of Indian Rubber Trees at Peradeniya, Ceylon

260. Avenue of Indian Rubber Trees at Peradeniya, Ceylon
Ficus elastica, Roxb. is a native of Assam in Northern India, and is familiar to most people in this country in a small state; the evergreen with large glossy leaves so commonly grown in rooms being

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 259. Iron Pillar of Old Delhi, India

259. Iron Pillar of Old Delhi, India
Though the English by digging have found that its foundations are only twenty inches below the surface, the Hindoos still maintain that its roots are in the centre of the earth

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 257. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Forest Tree of India

257. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Forest Tree of India
A tree of the same in the distance. This (Lagerstroemnia Flos-reginae, Retz.) is one of the showiest of Indian forest trees when in blossom

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 255. Indian Rhododendrons and North American Honeysuckle

255. Indian Rhododendrons and North American Honeysuckle
The Rhododendrons are R. cinnabarinum, Hook, f. yellow and red, and R.formosum, Wall. and the Honeysuckle Lonicera sempervirens, Ait

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 254. Foliage and Fruit of the Cherimoyer

254. Foliage and Fruit of the Cherimoyer
Anona Cherimnolia, Mill. is a delicious fruit of Peru. Several other species of the same genus yield excellent fruits, as A. reticulata, L. See 275

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 253. Wild Flowers of Kumaon, India

253. Wild Flowers of Kumaon, India
On the left a robust species of Habenaria-H. intermedia, D. Don, with the purple Strobilanthes Wallichii, Nees, above; the large lilac flower is Roscoecs alpine, Royle, and the plant over it

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 249. Wild Flowers of Mt. Tonglo, Sikkim, India

249. Wild Flowers of Mt. Tonglo, Sikkim, India
The trailer with blue flowers is Crawfurdia speciosa, Wall. a Gentianaceous plant, and its.associate Impatiens falcifera, Hook. f

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 246. Male Inflorescence of a Screw Pine

246. Male Inflorescence of a Screw Pine
Trees of the same behind and Buffaloes wallowing in the mud of the swollen river. Screw Pines are so called in allusion to the spiral arrangement of their long prickly leaves

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 243. Foliage and Flowers of two Indian Rhododendrons

243. Foliage and Flowers of two Indian Rhododendrons
The one having white flowers, R. Griffithianum, Wight, is better known in gardens under the more recent name of R. Auclclandii, Hook. f

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 242. Ceylon Pitcher Plant and Butterflies

242. Ceylon Pitcher Plant and Butterflies
Nepenthes distillatoria, Linn. and Papilio crino

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 239. Wild Flowers of Simla, India

239. Wild Flowers of Simla, India
Ladies Slipper Orchid (Cypripedium cordigerum, D. Don.), Violet (Viola serpens, Wall.), and Ophiopogon intermedius

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 238. Deodars and the Choor Mountain, from Nahl Dehra, India

238. Deodars and the Choor Mountain, from Nahl Dehra, India
The Deodar or India Cedar (Cedrus Deodara, Loud.) is one of the noblest trees of the mountains of North India. See remarks under 297

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 236 View of the Cathedral Rooks from Mattaran, India

236 View of the Cathedral Rooks from Mattaran, India
Monkeys in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 235. Valley of ferns near Rungaroon, India

235. Valley of ferns near Rungaroon, India

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 234. Foliage and Flowers of the Indian Rhododendron grande

234. Foliage and Flowers of the Indian Rhododendron grande
A native of the Sikkim Himalaya, where it forms a tree thirty feet high or more, at elevations of 8000 to 9500 feet. It is in this region that the genus Rhodedendron reaches its greatest development

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 233. Foliage and Flowers of an Indian Tree

233. Foliage and Flowers of an Indian Tree
Tecoma undulata, G. Don, is a most beautiful tree when its hanging branches are laden with flowers

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 230. View from Rungaroon, near Darjeeling, India

230. View from Rungaroon, near Darjeeling, India
An Old Tree covered with Epiphytes in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 229. Cocoanut Palms on the coast near Galle, Ceylon

229. Cocoanut Palms on the coast near Galle, Ceylon
Dead leaves are tied to the trunks of the Cocoanut Palm in Ceylon to tell by their rustling when thieves are climbing over them this at least is the popular explanation

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 227. View from the top of the Waterfall at Ramboddy, Ceylon

227. View from the top of the Waterfall at Ramboddy, Ceylon
Datura arborea, Bananas and Ironwood tree (Mesua ferrea, L.) in the foreground, and Rice and Tea Plantations in the distance

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 225. Flowers and Young Fruit of the Chinese Banana

225. Flowers and Young Fruit of the Chinese Banana
Musa chinensis, Sweet, differs little from the common Banana except in stature. See the description of 816

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 224. Study of Cereals cultivated in Kumaon, India

224. Study of Cereals cultivated in Kumaon, India
An old brass chatty, with a Cob of Maize or Indian Corn (Zea Mays, L.) lying in front. The purple brown and the green spikes hanging on the left are varieties of Millet (Setaria sp.)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 218. Clump of Bamboo in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, C

218. Clump of Bamboo in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, C
It was planted about 1852, and is now probably sixty feet high. This is Dendrocalamus giganteus, Munro

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 217. The South Indian Rhododendron

217. The South Indian Rhododendron
This (Rhododendron nidagiricum, Zenk.) is the only species found in the Peninsula of India. Some botanists have regarded itas distinct from the Himalayan R

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 216. Wild Flowers of Mussooree, India

216. Wild Flowers of Mussooree, India
Although wild the cactus (Echinopsis oxygona, Zuec.) and the little yellow Calceolaria are not indigenous in India. The Primulas are indigenous

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 215. Indian Almond

215. Indian Almond
A tree of the same in the distance on the left. This tree (Terminalia Catappa, L.) is commonly planted in India for shade; and it is remarkable in its mode of branching

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 214. The Great Grisly Big Tree of the Mariposa Grove. 214. The Great Grisly Big Tree of

214. The Great Grisly Big Tree of the Mariposa Grove. 214. The Great Grisly Big Tree of the Mariposa Grove
It is ninety-three feet seven inches in girth at the base, and about sixty feet at eleven feet from the ground; and its first branch is six feet in diameter

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 211. Autumn Tints, near Niagara, United States

211. Autumn Tints, near Niagara, United States

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 210. Californian Flowers

210. Californian Flowers
The crimson " Snow Plant" (Sarcodes sanguinea, Torr.) grows in decaying vegetable matter in the Big Tree groves and other coniferous woods

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 209. The Yosemite Waterfall, California

209. The Yosemite Waterfall, California
Balsam Poplars (Populus trichocarpa, Torr. & Gr.) in the foreground. The Upper Yosemite Fall is stated to be about 1550 feet high; and below it the stream descends, by a series of cascades and falls

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 208. Some Wild Flowers of California

208. Some Wild Flowers of California
In front is the curious Thistle-leaved Sage (Salvia carduacea, Benth.), with a species of Calochortus on the right; a scarlet Catchfly (Silene californica, Dur.)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 207. An old Red Cedar on the rocks near West Manchester, Massach

207. An old Red Cedar on the rocks near West Manchester, Massach
This is one of the " Pencil Cedars, " though actually a Juniper(Junipersvirginiana, Linn.), which ranges from the West Indies and Florida to Hudsons Bay

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 206. Another View of Lake Tahoe and Nevada Mountains, California

206. Another View of Lake Tahoe and Nevada Mountains, California
See 195 and 202

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 205. Home of an Old Trapper in the Trunk of a Big Tree, Calavera

205. Home of an Old Trapper in the Trunk of a Big Tree, Calavera

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 203. Group of Californian Wild Flowers

203. Group of Californian Wild Flowers
Beginning in front, on the left is a yellow Columbine (Aquilegia chrysantha, A. Gr.), and behind it the dark blue Spiderwort (Tradescantia virginica, L.)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 202. Lake Tahoe, California

202. Lake Tahoe, California
Foreground of Yellow Pine and Cypress hung with yellow Lichen




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