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661. Study of Japanese Chrysanthemums and Dwarfed Pine Featured Image

661. Study of Japanese Chrysanthemums and Dwarfed Pine

The Japanese delight in dwarfing normally big trees ; and they have brought the art to such a degree of perfection that they can keep them down to the size of the one represented to a very considerable age. In this condition they are perfect miniatur


Art, Artist, Big Tree, Chrysanthemums, Dwarfed Pine, Flowers, Japanese, Leaves, Marianne North, Orange, Painting, Purple, White

Henry Ridley and rubber tree, Singapore Featured Image

Henry Ridley and rubber tree, Singapore

Extension of original cutting on an old Para rubber tree, Hevea brasiliensis - Henry Ridley ('Rubber Ridley') and rubber tree, tapped for latex. HNR/1/2/6/3 Henry Ridley was director of the Singapore Botanic Garden from 1888 to 1911. Through his expertise and ecouragement, and with rubber trees that had been trees sent from Kew in 1877, the Malaysian rubber plantation industry was established. Today most of the world's rubber comes from plantations in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.

© The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

204. View in a Redwood Forest, California Featured Image

204. View in a Redwood Forest, California

The Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens, Endl.) is the most valuable tree of the Californian forests, and is almost equal in size to the Big Tree or Mammoth Tree, many examples being forty feet in circumference at the base, and from 200 to 300 feet high. F


Art, Artist, California, Forest, Landscape, Leaves, Marianne North, Painting, Redwood, River, Water, Wood, Yellow