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Background imageMarianne North Collection: 32. A tall Brazilian Climber

32. A tall Brazilian Climber
This is Aristolochia braziliensis, Mart. & Zucc. var. and the strangely-formed, veined flowers have a very unpleasant smell

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 31. Inflorescence of the West Indian Pinguin

31. Inflorescence of the West Indian Pinguin
This, the Bromelia Pinguin of Linnaeus, is a native of the West Indies, where it is also commonly planted for hedges. It belongs to the same family as the Chilian Puya

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 29. Some Fruits and Vegetables used in Brazil

29. Some Fruits and Vegetables used in Brazil
In front the Ochro (Hibiscus esculentus, L.), the seed-vessels of which are used in thickening soups; the Guianga, a myrtaceous fruit, with a kind of Pumpkin called Borbora

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 28. Group of Sago-yielding Cycads in the Botanic Garden at Rio J

28. Group of Sago-yielding Cycads in the Botanic Garden at Rio J
Behind some Date Palms (Phoenix dactylifera, Linn.). In the right foreground is the trunk of a Camphor tree with Vanilla growing thereon. The cycad is Cycas circinalis, Linn

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 26. The Blue Puya and Cactus at home in the Cordilleras, near Apnear Apogquindo

26. The Blue Puya and Cactus at home in the Cordilleras, near Apnear Apogquindo
The grand Puya, depicted above life-size, is here seen associated with Cereus Quisco, Gay (see 23), in its home on the steep, stony slopes of the Cordilleras, where there is little other vegetation

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 191 Autumn tints in the White Mountains, New Hampshier, United States

191 Autumn tints in the White Mountains, New Hampshier, United States
The leaf-shedding trees of North AMerica assume more brilliant colours in autumn than the tree of Europe. This is jnot altogether due to climate

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Painting 749

Painting 749
Two Australian Shrubs with Sydney Harbour below

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Painting 619

Painting 619
View of the Salak Volcano, Java, from Buitenzorg

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 448. View of the valley of Ceres, from Mitchells Pass, Cabbage 448

448. View of the valley of Ceres, from Mitchells Pass, Cabbage 448. View of the valley of Ceres, from Mitchells Pass
The plant is an Othonna (Compositae), and probably a variety of 0. amplexicaulis, Thunb.; its popular name refers to its thick fleshy leaves not to any culinary use

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Painting 104, Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Soursop, Brazil

Painting 104, Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Soursop, Brazil
Painting captioned " Anona muricata, L. is a native, of the West Indies, where, as well as in continetal America and other countries, it is cultivated for its excellent fruit."

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessels of a rare West Australian Shrub, 1880

Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessels of a rare West Australian Shrub, 1880
Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessels of a rare West Australian Shrub by Marianne North, 1880. Painting number 751

Background imageMarianne North Collection: No. 767. Study of the Bunya-Bunya

No. 767. Study of the Bunya-Bunya
Oil on board, no date. Study of the Bunya-Bunya. This noble Conifer, Araucaria Bidwillii, Hook. is perhaps the most valuable food-tree indigenous in Australia

Background imageMarianne North Collection: The Bottle Tree of Queensland

The Bottle Tree of Queensland
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, 1892, The Bottle Tree of Queensland.- Beyond, a grass fire through which the artist and her companions had to gallop

Background imageMarianne North Collection: A tall Brazilian Climber

A tall Brazilian Climber
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892; This is Aristolochia brasiliensis, Mart. & Zucc. var

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Possum up a Gum Tree

Possum up a Gum Tree
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892; The Opossum feeds on the leaves of Eucalyptus paniculata, Sm. and Loranthus aurantiacus, A.Cunn

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India, 1878

Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India, 1878
Palace of Deeg, Bhurtpore, India. Artist: Marianne North (1830 -1890)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 613. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Pepper plant

613. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Pepper plant
The pepper plant (Piper nigrum, L.) is a native of S. India. White and black pepper are from the same plant. Whole black pepper is the ripe fruit untouched

Background imageMarianne North Collection: Cypress, Douglas Fir, Alder and Dogwood Trees in the foreground

Cypress, Douglas Fir, Alder and Dogwood Trees in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 844. Australian Spear Lily

844. Australian Spear Lily
Aloe abyssinica, Lam, . was discovered by the celebrated traveller Bruce, who sent seeds of it to Paris about the year 1777, and it seems to have been in cultivation ever since

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 839. A Garden Variety of Indian Shot

839. A Garden Variety of Indian Shot
This is Canna Ehemannii, Hort. a hybrid between the tropical American C. iridiflora and another species

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 815. Barranca de Castro, Teneriffe

815. Barranca de Castro, Teneriffe
Tree Heather, Laurels, Goats, and Shepherds in blankets and topboots

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 771. Nest of the Coachmans Whip Bird, in a Bunya-Bunya, Queensl

771. Nest of the Coachmans Whip Bird, in a Bunya-Bunya, Queensl
The trees, Araucaria Bidwillii, Hook. were full of these hanging nests of the Psophodes crepitans, made of the freshest green moss, and ornamented with the feathers of the common red and blue parrots

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 769. White Gum and Stringy-bark Trees, New South Wales

769. White Gum and Stringy-bark Trees, New South Wales
The bark of the latter (Eucalyptus obliqua, L Her.) comes off in large slabs, and is used in making wigwams and roofs; and the natives also use it when they wish to cross a river

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 768. Our Camp on the Bunya Mountains, Queensland

768. Our Camp on the Bunya Mountains, Queensland

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 767. Study of the Bunya-Bunya

767. Study of the Bunya-Bunya
This noble Conifer, Araucaria bidwillii, Hook. the bunya pine, is perhaps the most valuable indigenous food-tree in Australia, and only grows on one semi-circle of hills, within 100 miles in stretch

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 764. Study of the West Australian Flame-tree or Fire-tree

764. Study of the West Australian Flame-tree or Fire-tree
It is here associated with various species of Banksia and Hakea, and Grass Trees (Xanthorrhoea) on the right, looking over the SwanRiver valley towards the sea. Nuytsia floribunda, R. Br

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 763. View, looking out of the Bunya Forest at the summit, Queens

763. View, looking out of the Bunya Forest at the summit, Queens
The tops of some Bunyas (Araucaria Bidwillii, Hook.) to be seen in the middle distance, on the right

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 762. West Australian Vegetation

762. West Australian Vegetation
Jarrah (Eucalyptus marginata, Sm.); the handsome red-flowered Grevillea Banksii, R. Br.; and Cockatoo (Cacatua sp.)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 760. White Gum Trees and Palms, Illawarra, New South Wales

760. White Gum Trees and Palms, Illawarra, New South Wales
The lofty pinnate-leaved Palm is Archonto phoenix Cunninghamii, Wendl. & Drude, better known in gardens in this country under the name Seaforthia elegans

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 758. Fernshaw, Victoria

758. Fernshaw, Victoria
The white Gum Tree in the middle distance was measured by Baron Mueller, and found to be 365 feet high; the Tree Fern in the foreground was forty feet high

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 757. West Australian Vegetation

757. West Australian Vegetation
The shrub in front, having the leaves crowded at intervals along the branches, and thread-like racemes of small flowers, isLeucopogon verticillatus, R. Br

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 756. Forest Scene in West Australia

756. Forest Scene in West Australia
Foreground of Grass Tree (Xanthorrhoea); on the right, a species of Kingia probably distinct from K. australis, in the middle; and a Cycad (probably Macrozamia Fraseri, Miq.) on the left

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 755. West Australian Sand-loving Plants

755. West Australian Sand-loving Plants
The soil in this district is so very sandy that, with the exception of a few big stones, the whole country might be run through an hour-glass

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 754. View of Melbourne, from the Botanic Gardens

754. View of Melbourne, from the Botanic Gardens
The miniature trees in flower in the foreground are a species of Cordyline indigenous in Australia

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 753. Various species of Acacia and other shrubs, good for bindin

753. Various species of Acacia and other shrubs, good for bindin
A branch of Acacia Cyclops, A. Cunn. bearing flowers and pods in front. Observe the brilliantly-coloured funicle encircling the seeds

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 752. View near Brighton, Victoria

752. View near Brighton, Victoria
Looking through a hedge of Ti Shrub (Leptospermum spp.) with a caterpillars nest of the leaves above on the left. The small-leaved species on the right is probably L. scoparium, Forst

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 751. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessels of a rare West Australia

751. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessels of a rare West Australia
This is Eucalyptus macrocarpa, Hook and a portrait of the one remaining specimen of this species near Newcastle is represented behind

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 750. Wild Flowers of Albany, West Australia

750. Wild Flowers of Albany, West Australia
In the foreground, among others, are : Anthocercis viscosa, R. Br. the.large white flower; Thysanotus sp. purple flowers with fringed petals; Leschenaultica biloba, Lindl

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 749. Two Australian shrubs, with Sydney Harbour below

749. Two Australian shrubs, with Sydney Harbour below
The climber with pinnate leaves is Tecoma austrails, R. Br. and the other a species of Callistemon, probably C. lanceolatus, DC

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 748. Possum up a Gum Tree. 748. Possum up a Gum Tree

748. Possum up a Gum Tree. 748. Possum up a Gum Tree
The Opossum feeds on the leaves of Eucalyptus paniculata, Sm. and Loranthus aurantiacus, A. Cunn. which is parasitic on the former, and closely mimics it in its foliage

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 747. Tree Ferns in Victoria, with a nest of the Lyre Bird

747. Tree Ferns in Victoria, with a nest of the Lyre Bird
Standing a yard above the ground is the nest of this beautiful bird (Menurasuperba) amongst the old fern fronds, with a perch in front for the parents to rest only

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 746. Foliage of a Gum Tree and Flowers of Tecoma, with Flying Op

746. Foliage of a Gum Tree and Flowers of Tecoma, with Flying Op
Aided by the membrane between their legs, these little creatures (Belideus flaviventris) have been known to leap forty yards from an elevation of thirty feet on one side of a river to the foot of a

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 745. Evening Glow over The Range. 745. Evening Glow over The Range

745. Evening Glow over The Range. 745. Evening Glow over The Range
Seen throughRed Gums at Harlaxton, Queensland

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 744. West Australian Plants

744. West Australian Plants
Cephalotus follicularis Labill. and various species of Sundew (Drosera) in the foreground, with Conostylis sp. (clustered yellow flowers), Bulbine sp

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 743. Brisbane Botanic Gardens

743. Brisbane Botanic Gardens
Palms in the foreground and avenue of Araucarias behind. The two tall palms are a species of Ptychosperma;.the dwarf one behind, Areca Northiana, Hill; with Kentia minor, F. Muell. on the right

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 742. Wild Flowers of Victoria and New South Wales

742. Wild Flowers of Victoria and New South Wales
At the back, two or three species of Stylidium, a large and curious genus almost entirely Australian, upwards of eighty species being known

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 741. Scene in a West Australian Forest

741. Scene in a West Australian Forest
Large trees of the Black Butt and Red Gum (Eucalyptus calophylla), with undergrowth of Grass-trees (Xanthorrhoea), Banksia, Kingia, Macrozamia Fraseri, Miq. &c

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 739. Flowers and Seed - vessels of the Port Jackson Wooden Pear

739. Flowers and Seed - vessels of the Port Jackson Wooden Pear
Like the fruits or seed - vessels of so many Australian shrubs and trees, the Wooden Pear (Xylomelum pyriforme, Knight) is very hard and woody




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