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Background imageMarianne North Collection: 737. Gum Trees, Grass-trees, and Wattles in a Queensland Forest

737. Gum Trees, Grass-trees, and Wattles in a Queensland Forest
These belong to the genera Eucalyptus, Xanthorrhoea, and Acacia respectively; the last in flower

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 736. The Bottle Tree of Queensland

736. The Bottle Tree of Queensland
Beyond, a grass fire through which the artist and her companions had to gallop. The Bottle Tree (Sterculia rupestris, Benth.) received its name on account of its singularly swollen trunk

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 735. Australian Bears and Australian Pears

735. Australian Bears and Australian Pears
The Wooden Pear represented in this picture is one of the western species (Xylomelum occidentale, R. Br.), which differs from the common Eastern one (see 739) among other things in having wavy

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 733. View of the Organ Pipes, Mount Wellington, Tasmania. 733

733. View of the Organ Pipes, Mount Wellington, Tasmania. 733. View of the Organ Pipes, Mount Wellington, Tasmania
These are basaltic columns, such as are found in many other parts of the world

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 732. Palms and Ferns, a scene in the Botanic Garden, Queensland

732. Palms and Ferns, a scene in the Botanic Garden, Queensland
On the left are Asplenium Nidus, L. with large undivided fronds, and Platycerium grande, J. Sm.; behind them the arboreous Alsophila australis, R. Br

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 730. A Selection of Flowers from Mount Wellington, Tasmania

730. A Selection of Flowers from Mount Wellington, Tasmania
In the foreground on the left are the clustered red and bluish berries of Cyathodes glauca, Labill. the rosy flowers of a Pimelea, the lilac flowers of a Prostanthera

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 728. She Oak Trees on the Bendamere River, Queensland, and Compa

728. She Oak Trees on the Bendamere River, Queensland, and Compa
She Oak is the colonial name of one or more species of Casuarina, a genus which finds its maximum development in Australia, where there are about twenty species spread all over the country

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 727. View at Illawarra, New South Wales

727. View at Illawarra, New South Wales
Palms.(Livistona australis, Mart.) in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 726. Flowers and Foliage of the Silver Wattle, Queensland

726. Flowers and Foliage of the Silver Wattle, Queensland
This tree (Acacia dealbata, Link) yields an excellent gum, and when in flower it scents the whole country with its sweetness

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 725. Blue Gum Trees, Silver Wattle, and Sassafras on the Huon Ro

725. Blue Gum Trees, Silver Wattle, and Sassafras on the Huon Ro
Both living and dead trees of the Blue Gum (Eucalyptus Globulus, Labill.) associated with Acacia dealbata, Link, and Doryphora Sassafras. Endl

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 720. Foliage and Flowers of the Blue Gum, and Diamond & Birds, T 720

720. Foliage and Flowers of the Blue Gum, and Diamond & Birds, T 720. Foliage and Flowers of the Blue Gum
The Blue Gum (Eucalyptus Globulus, Labill.) grows to a large size, occasionally exceeding 300 feet; it inhabits Tasmania and Victoria

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 719. Ripe cone of a Cycad, Illawarra, New South Wales

719. Ripe cone of a Cycad, Illawarra, New South Wales
The beauty of the richly-coloured seeds of this Cycad (Macrozamia spiralis, Miq.), is only seen after the cones begin to break up

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 718. The Australian Parrot Flower

718. The Australian Parrot Flower
This brilliantly coloured flower, also called Sturts Pea or Glory Pea (Clianthus Dampieri. A. Cunn.), if not very common, has a wide range, occurring in New South Wales, South Australia

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 717. Castle Hill Station, with Beech Forest, New Zealand

717. Castle Hill Station, with Beech Forest, New Zealand

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 716. Illawarra, New South Wales

716. Illawarra, New South Wales
Paper-bark Tree.(Melaleuca Leucadendron, Linn.), and other species of the same genus; and a pink-tipped spray of Callistermon salignus, DC. Compare the latter with the gorgeous C. speciosus, 776

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 715. View in the Forest on Mount Wellington, Tasmania

715. View in the Forest on Mount Wellington, Tasmania
The large tree with dark foliage in the centre is a species of Beech-birch of the colonists (Nothofagus Cunninghamii); and the & light-green trees, one on each side

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 714. View of the Otira Gorge, New Zealand

714. View of the Otira Gorge, New Zealand
Conspicuous in the vegetation of the foreground are the white plumes of the Toe Toe Reed (Arundo conspicua, Forst.), and on the rocks, trees of Dracophyllum Traversii, Hook. f

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 712. A New Zealand Dracophyllum

712. A New Zealand Dracophyllum
This remarkable genus is spread over New Zealand, Australia (especially Western), and New Caledonia : and the present species (D. Traversii, Hook)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 711. Berry-bearing Tasmanian Shrubs

711. Berry-bearing Tasmanian Shrubs
In front the foliage and inflorescence of Richea dracophylla, R. Br. which reminds one rather of the Pine Apple than the beautiful genus Epacris, to which, however, it is closely allied

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 710. View over the Blue Mountains towards the Sea, New South Wal

710. View over the Blue Mountains towards the Sea, New South Wal
Flowers, seed-vessels, and young shoots, of Syncarpia laurifolia, Tenore, a tree of the same beyond on the left, and a Kangaroo Rat in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 709. View from the Botanic Gardens, Hobart Town, Tasmania

709. View from the Botanic Gardens, Hobart Town, Tasmania
Grass-Trees (Xanthorrhoea sp.) and an Oyster Bay Pine (Frenela rhomboidea, Endl. var. tasmanica) in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 708. A New Caledonian Plant, Hibiscus Cooperi

708. A New Caledonian Plant, Hibiscus Cooperi

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 706. Flowers of Roselle

706. Flowers of Roselle
This is Hibiscus Sabdariffa, Linn. an annual plant commonly cultivated in hot countries. Tarts and jellies are made from the fleshy calyx and capsule freed from the seeds

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 705. Palmyra Palms in Flood-time

705. Palmyra Palms in Flood-time
This Palm commonly grows in low tracts of land that are inundated during the rains. For further information, see description of 702, in which the flowers and fruit are represented

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 704. Tree Fern in the Preanger Mountains, Java

704. Tree Fern in the Preanger Mountains, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 703. Small Hindu Temple of Kidel, Java

703. Small Hindu Temple of Kidel, Java
Bananas, Bamboos, and Palms in the background

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 702. Flowers and Fruit of the Palmyra, and the Palm seen through

702. Flowers and Fruit of the Palmyra, and the Palm seen through
It is recorded that the parts of this Palm (Borassus flabelliformis. L.) are applied to such a number of purposes that a poem in the Tamil language although enumerating 801 uses

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 701. View of the Village of Tosari, Java

701. View of the Village of Tosari, Java
The Ardjuno Volcano seen across the rich Plain. The tall slender trees in the foreground are Casuarina equisetifolia, Forst

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 699. Blauwater, Pasoeroewan, Java

699. Blauwater, Pasoeroewan, Java
An old Hindu Tank, whose Temple has disappeared; but its sacred monkeys are pensioned and petted by the Dutch Government

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 698. Two Swamp Plants of Java in Flower

698. Two Swamp Plants of Java in Flower
The snow-white flowers of the Costus speciosus, Sm. like those of most of its allies, are very fugitive, but the red bracts from which they spring are more durable. Cassia alata, Linn

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 695. Foliage and Flowers of a Forest Tree of Java

695. Foliage and Flowers of a Forest Tree of Java
Fagraea auriculata, Jack, is the name of the tree; and the bird (Megalaema sp.) is probably not a native of Java, though it was bought and painted there

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 694. Banyan Tree at Passu Gulah, near Diocia, Java

694. Banyan Tree at Passu Gulah, near Diocia, Java
A prisoner was formerly chained to the stone table for many years and employed his time rolling the two big stones around

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 693. Gardeners Cottage, Buitenzorg Botanic Garden Java

693. Gardeners Cottage, Buitenzorg Botanic Garden Java
It is hung with Bird Cages and shaded by trees covered with Rattan or Climbing Palms (Calamus sp.)

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 691. Statue of Buddha

691. Statue of Buddha
From the Great Pyramid of Boro Bodo, Java. Poinsettia and Iris behind it

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 690. The Mosque of Bandong, Java

690. The Mosque of Bandong, Java
The large trees are Pterocarpus indicus, Willd. commonly planted for shade in Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 689. Mat Houses, Bandong, Java

689. Mat Houses, Bandong, Java
Palms and Datura arborea, L. in the left foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 688. Foliage and Flowers of the Clove, Fruit of the Mango, and Hindoo God of Wisdom, 1880

688. Foliage and Flowers of the Clove, Fruit of the Mango, and Hindoo God of Wisdom, 1880
Oil painting by Marianne North, 1880. The cloves of commerce are the unopened flower-buds, and the tree that produces them (Eugenia caryophyllata, Thunb.) is a native of the Moluccas

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 687. Foliage and Fruit of a small Screw Pine, Java

687. Foliage and Fruit of a small Screw Pine, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 686. Volcanoes from Temangong, with Sugar Palms in the foregroun

686. Volcanoes from Temangong, with Sugar Palms in the foregroun
The trunk of this palm (Arenga saccharifera, Lab.) when dead is hollow, and furnishes very durable underground water-pipes

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 685. Idols and Temples at Brambanang, Java

685. Idols and Temples at Brambanang, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 682. Group of Palms, Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

682. Group of Palms, Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 681. Climbing Aroid and Nest of White Sparrows, Java

681. Climbing Aroid and Nest of White Sparrows, Java
Rhaphidophora sp. and Padda orizivora

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 679. The Ardjuno Volcano from Tosari, Java

679. The Ardjuno Volcano from Tosari, Java
Tree Ferns and Casuarinas in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 673. Leaf and Inflorescence of a Gigantic Aroid, Java

673. Leaf and Inflorescence of a Gigantic Aroid, Java
Amorphophallus campanulatus, Blume, is a singular and striking object. Previous to the bursting of the spathe containing the spadix, which takes place suddenly about sunrise

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 672. A Javan Rhododendron and Ipomoea

672. A Javan Rhododendron and Ipomoea
The genus Rhododendron has a wide range in the Old World, from the Alps of Europe to China and Japan, and southward to Java, Borneo

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 670. The Talipot Palm in Flower and Fruit, and Wine Palm in flow

670. The Talipot Palm in Flower and Fruit, and Wine Palm in flow
Under 284 will be found an account of the mode of flowering of the Talipot Palm (Corypha Gebanga, Blume); and that of the Wine Palm (Caryota urens, Linn.) is equally curious

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 669. Japanese Persimmon or Kaki Fruit

669. Japanese Persimmon or Kaki Fruit
Several varieties of this fruit (Diospyros Kaki, Linn f.) are cultivated both in China and Japan; and some of them have been imported, and are now cultivated in the South of Europe

Background imageMarianne North Collection: 668. View from Malang, Java

668. View from Malang, Java
Mat Houses, and a large Tree in the foreground




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