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Background imageMarianne North Collection: 837. A Colombian Aroid

837. A Colombian Aroid
After a long reign, the brilliant Anthuriumn Scherzerianum has now to compete with its still more beautiful ally Anthurium Andraeanum, Linden, here represented

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 836. A Brazilian Columnar Cactus

836. A Brazilian Columnar Cactus
Upwards of a thousand species of Cactaceae are known, nearly all of them inhabiting America, and ranging from Chili and Buenos Ayres in the south to about 50ÔÇÜ├á├╗ N. lat

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 835. A climbing Plant of Old Calabar

835. A climbing Plant of Old Calabar
Aristolochia Goldieana, Hook. f. is one of the most singular of the many species of its genus, , having the largest flowers of any yet known

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 834. Strelitzia, a South African Plant

834. Strelitzia, a South African Plant
See 365

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 824. View from the Sierra of Theresopolis, Brazil

824. View from the Sierra of Theresopolis, Brazil

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 820. Spring Gardens, Jamaica, with its Cocoanut Palms

820. Spring Gardens, Jamaica, with its Cocoanut Palms

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 819. View from Kalutara, Ceylon

819. View from Kalutara, Ceylon
Casuarina and Cocoanut Trees

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 817. View at Peradeniya, Ceylon

817. View at Peradeniya, Ceylon
Bamboos and Jak-fruit tree in the foreground. See 333

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 816. Study of Chinese Bananas and Bamboos, Teneiffe

816. Study of Chinese Bananas and Bamboos, Teneiffe
The Banana is essentially a tropical type of the vegetable kingdom, and a glance around this gallery will give an idea of how widely spread it now is in warm countries

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 814. View in the Garden of Acclimatisation, Teneriffe

814. View in the Garden of Acclimatisation, Teneriffe
The plant with yellow flowers in the left corner is a species of Sonchus, behind which rise the crimson spikes of an Aloe; and at the back is a fine American Wigandia

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 813. Plants of the Sandy-shore at Port Alfred, South Africa

813. Plants of the Sandy-shore at Port Alfred, South Africa
The shrub with shining leaves and white flowers is Scaeuola Koenigii (see 469); the hoary plant with yellow flowers, Microstephium niveum, Less. with Statice scabra, Thunb

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 812. Gate of Mariamma Temple, Japan

812. Gate of Mariamma Temple, Japan

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 811. Glimpse in a Glen at Gongo, Brazil

811. Glimpse in a Glen at Gongo, Brazil
The dark flowers in the background are those of a Melostomacea (Pleroma), see 69; and the yellow ones belong to an Aspilia (see 44)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 810. Another Brazilian Orchid

810. Another Brazilian Orchid
This is Sophronitis grandiflora, Lindl. which is cultivated in this country

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 809. View at Morro Velho, Brazil

809. View at Morro Velho, Brazil
A Yucca and the candelabrum-like American Aloe (A gave americana, L.) in flower in the foreground. This should not be confounded with any of the species of the genus Aloe (see 505 and 528)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 808. A Brazilian Epiphytal Orchid

808. A Brazilian Epiphytal Orchid
Sophronitis coccinea, Rchb. f

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 807. The House-builder Caterpillar, on a flowering shrub, Brazil

807. The House-builder Caterpillar, on a flowering shrub, Brazil
This industrious creature weaves together sticks and leaves and makes itself a perfect covering, in and out of which it can move its head quickly at the slightest alarm or interruption of its usual

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 806. Elephant Gate and Neem Tree at Chittore, India

806. Elephant Gate and Neem Tree at Chittore, India
Chittor or Chittogurh in the North-West, on the River Birneh, is the ancient fortified capital of Rajpootana, formerly of great importance, and containing some fine architectural monuments

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 805. The Soembrin Volcano, from Magellang, Java

805. The Soembrin Volcano, from Magellang, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 804. The Kluet Volcano, from Ngantang, Java

804. The Kluet Volcano, from Ngantang, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 803. The Preanger Mountains, Java

803. The Preanger Mountains, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 802. Three Volcanoes, from Tremangong, Java

802. Three Volcanoes, from Tremangong, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 801. Another view at Pushkar

801. Another view at Pushkar

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 800. View of Pushkar or Pokur, North-west India

800. View of Pushkar or Pokur, North-west India
Pokur, or Holy Pokur as it has been called, is about five miles from Ajmere, and is remarkable for the large number of shrines and cenotaphs in the vicinity

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 799. Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India

799. Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India
Deeg lies a little north-west of Agra, and the palace buildings are said to be unsurpassed in India for elegance of design and perfection of workmanship, except by the Taj Mahal of Agra

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 798. Lake of Islands, Oodipore, Guzerat, Western India

798. Lake of Islands, Oodipore, Guzerat, Western India

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 797. Street in Ajmere, and Gate of the Daghar Mosque

797. Street in Ajmere, and Gate of the Daghar Mosque
Benevolence to Bulls and Birds by Hindus

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 796. Kattiawar from the road up to Pallitana, Western India

796. Kattiawar from the road up to Pallitana, Western India

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 795. A Ruined Mosque at Champaneer

795. A Ruined Mosque at Champaneer
Near Baroda, Western India

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 794. Temple at Almorah, Kumaon, North-west India

794. Temple at Almorah, Kumaon, North-west India
A Yucca in flower on the left

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 792. Plant and Animal Life at Mudgee, New South Wales

792. Plant and Animal Life at Mudgee, New South Wales
White Gum Trees and Casuarina, in the centre, with Platypus (Ornithorhynchus paradoxus) in the water anti Native Bear (Phascolarctos cinereus) in a fork of the Gum Tree on the left

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 791. West Australian Shrubby Vegetation

791. West Australian Shrubby Vegetation
Various species of Hakea; a flower-bearing branch of Eucalyptus tetraptera, Turcz. at the top on the right; and a purple flowered Malvacea (Hibiscus Huegelii ?)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 789. Flowers and Seed-vessels of a West Australian Gum Tree and

789. Flowers and Seed-vessels of a West Australian Gum Tree and
This (Eucalyptus, . ficifolia, F. Muell) is perhaps the most beautiful of all the Gum Trees. It is a small tree nearly allied to E. calophylla, R. Br. (see 757), but the latter has white flowers

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 788. Fig-tree Village, and its Big Godfather, Illawarra

788. Fig-tree Village, and its Big Godfather, Illawarra

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 787. A Bush Fire at Sunset, Queensland

787. A Bush Fire at Sunset, Queensland
Vast areas of country are devastated by periodical fires

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 786. Gum Trees and Tree Ferns, Victoria

786. Gum Trees and Tree Ferns, Victoria
This Gum is the Eucalyptus amygdalina, Labill. one of the loftiest of the numerous kinds of Gum trees. See 777

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 785. Flowers of the Waratah, of New South Wales

785. Flowers of the Waratah, of New South Wales
This is Telopea speciosissima, R. Br. the most gorgeous of all the Australian Proteaceae, and now almost restricted to the Blue Mountains. It is a shrub from six to eight feet high

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 784. West Australian Shrubs

784. West Australian Shrubs
Foliage and flowers of Banksia grandees, Willd. with a blue-flowered species of Comesperma (perhaps C.volubile, Labill.) climbing over it

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 782. Karri Gums, near the Warren River; West Australia

782. Karri Gums, near the Warren River; West Australia
Casuarinas and Emus in the Foreground. The Karri Gum trees (Eucalyptus diversicolor, F. Muell.) are among the tallest trees in the world

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 781. Poison Tree strangled by a Fig, Queensland

781. Poison Tree strangled by a Fig, Queensland
The central figure of this picture represents the skeleton-like trunk of a Fig Tree, which has nearly strangled the Poison Tree (Laportea, moroides, Wedd.)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 780. Branch of a Grevillea, and a View on the Swan River, West Australia

780. Branch of a Grevillea, and a View on the Swan River, West Australia
The branch bears both flowers and seed-vessels, and is probably Grevillea leucopteris, Meissn. Behind is a bush of the same, and a Red Gum Tree hung with a species of Loranthus

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 779. An Old Currajong Tree, New South Wales

779. An Old Currajong Tree, New South Wales
The aborigines make their fishing lines from the bark of the Currajong (Hibiscus heterophyllus, Vent.), and the soft, spongy trunks are formed into canoes

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 778. Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia

778. Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia
There are two species of Doryanthes, the present D. Palmeri, Hill, and D. excelsa, which has a globose inflorescence. They both inhabit Eastern Australia. See 844 in the gallery above

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 777. Trees near Fernshaw, Victoria

777. Trees near Fernshaw, Victoria
The tall trees are Eucalyptus amygdalina, Labill. most of them more than 300 feet high. Several trees of this species that have been measured were more than 400 feet high;

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 776. Flowers of a West Australian Shrub and Kangaroo Feet

776. Flowers of a West Australian Shrub and Kangaroo Feet
Anigozanthus flavida, Red. is the name of the herb. The genus Callistemon comprises about ten species scattered nearly all over Australia, but C. speciosus, DC

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 775. A West Australian Banksia

775. A West Australian Banksia
Flower -spikes of Banksia attenuata, R. Br. in various stages of development. The narrow grey spike in front is the youngest, having in this condition the appearance and texture of wool-work

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 774. A Natural Fernery in Victoria

774. A Natural Fernery in Victoria

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 773. View in the Bunya-Bunya Forest, Queensland, and Kangaroos

773. View in the Bunya-Bunya Forest, Queensland, and Kangaroos
The tall trees having slender spreading branches, leafy only at the tips, are the Bunya-Bunya, Araucaria Bidwillii, Hook. See description of 767




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