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522. View in the Cochineal Gardens at Santa Cruz, Teneriffe Featured Marianne North Image

522. View in the Cochineal Gardens at Santa Cruz, Teneriffe

Women taking off the rags in which the newly hatched insects (Coccus cacti) are pinned to the Cactus plants (Opuntia coccinellifera, Steud.). After being left a few day the insects attach themselves to the plants, and no longer need the rags. The Coc

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Brazil, Cactus Plants, Canary Islands, Cochineal Gardens, Landscape, Leaves, Marianne North, Mexico, Painting, Rags, Santa Cruz, Teneriffe

499. A Tripod Cocoanut, Mahe, Seychelles Featured Marianne North Image

499. A Tripod Cocoanut, Mahe, Seychelles

The hut is made of the plaited leaves of the cocoanut and roofed with the same in the natural state.
In an early state the ovary of the future fruit of the cocoanut is three-celled, each cell containing a single ovule ; but two of these are almost

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Landscape, Leaves, Mahe, Marianne North, Painting, Seychelles

495. Screw-Pines, Palms and Ferns, from path near Venns Town, M Featured Marianne North Image

495. Screw-Pines, Palms and Ferns, from path near Venns Town, M

The Screw Pine (Pandanus sechellarum, Balf. f.) on the left is the same species as that in 480, and exhibits perhaps the maximum intensity of aerial root-formation. In front, on the right, is a tuft of Asplenium Nidus, Linn., with the tree fern (Cyat

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Landscape, Leaves, Mahe, Marianne North, Painting, Plams, Venns Town