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Botanical Illustration Collection (#5)

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Manilkara zapota, 1816ÔÇô27

Manilkara zapota, 1816ÔÇô27
Illustration of Manilkara zapota, commonly known as sapodilla, beef apple or chikoo from Herbier General de l Amateur by Jean Claude Mien Mordant de Launay, volume 6, plate 402, 1816-27

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Rheum officinale, 1863

Rheum officinale, 1863
Illustration of Rheum officinale, commonly known as rhubarb, Chinese rhubarb or medicinal rhubarb from The Instructive Picture Book or Lessons from the Vegetable World by Charlotte Mary Yonge

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Nephelium lappaceum, 1863

Nephelium lappaceum, 1863
Illustration of Nephelium lappaceum, commonly known as rambutan, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cydonia oblonga, 1820

Cydonia oblonga, 1820
Illustration of Cydonia oblonga, commonly known as quince, from Europas Medicinische Flora by Alois Sterler and Johann Nepomuck Mayerhoffer, 1820

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ananas comosus, c. 1850

Ananas comosus, c. 1850
Illustration of Ananas comosus, commonly known as pineapple by P. de Pannemaeker after a drawing by C. T. Rosenberg, Kew Collection c. 1850

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Diospyros kaki, 1878

Diospyros kaki, 1878
Illustration of Diospyros kaki, commonly known as persimmon or Sharon fruit from Revue Horticole, ser. 4, vol 50, 1878

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Beure d amboise, Poiteau

Beure d amboise, Poiteau
Hand coloured engraving of a Pyrus species, Beure d amboise, commonly known as pear from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Carica papaya, 1750-73

Carica papaya, 1750-73
Illustration of Carica papaya, commonly known as papaya or pawpaw, by Georg Dionysius Ehret, 1750-73. Illustration from Plantae Selectae by Christoph Jacob Trew, 1750-73

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Pholiota squarrosa, 1847-1855

Pholiota squarrosa, 1847-1855
Illustration of Pholiota squarrosa, also known as shaggy scalycap, from Illustratons of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Grifolia frondosa, 1847-1855

Grifolia frondosa, 1847-1855
Illustration of Grifolia frondosa, commonly known as hen-of-the-woods by Anna Maria Hussey from Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-1855

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cantharellus cibarius, 1847-1855

Cantharellus cibarius, 1847-1855
Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, also known as chantarelle, from Illustrations of British Mycology by Anna Maria Hussey, 1847-1855

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Geastrum limbatum, 1847-55

Geastrum limbatum, 1847-55
Illustration of Geastrum limbatum, commonly known as fringed earthstar, by Anna Maria Hussey from Illustrations of British Mycology, 1847-55

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Citrus x aurantium, 1782

Citrus x aurantium, 1782
Illustration of commonly known as Citrus x aurantium, Seville orange, bigarade, bitter orange, marmalade orange or sour orange, from Histoire et Culture des Orangers by Antoine Risso

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cucumis melo, 1737

Cucumis melo, 1737
Illustration of Cucumis melo, commonly known as melon, by Elizabeth Blackwell, from A Curious Herbal by Elizabeth Blackwell, 1737. Artwork from volume 2, plate 329

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Garcinia mangostana, 1863

Garcinia mangostana, 1863
Illustration of Garcinia mangostana, commonly known as mangosteen, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Mangifera indica, 1863

Mangifera indica, 1863
Illustration of Mangifera indica, commonly known as mango, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Litchi chinensis, 1816ÔÇô1827

Litchi chinensis, 1816ÔÇô1827
Illustration of Litchi chinensis, commonly known as lychee, litchee or alligator strawberry, from Herbier General de l Amateur, volume 7, by Jean Claude Mien Mordant de Launay, 1816-1827

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Rubus idaeus, 1817

Rubus idaeus, 1817
Illustration of Rubus idaeus, commonly known as raspberry, from Pomona Britannica by George Brookshaw, 1817

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Crataegus germanica, 1856

Crataegus germanica, 1856
Illustration of Crataegus germanica, commonly known as medlar, 1856. Artwork from La Belgique Horticole, volume 6, plate 63, page 255

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Eriobotrya japonica, 1825

Eriobotrya japonica, 1825
Illustration of Eriobotrya japonica, commonly known as loquat. Watercolour on paper by Jean Gabriel Pretre from the Kew Collection, 1825

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Annona mucosa, 1808-1827

Annona mucosa, 1808-1827
Illustration of Annona mucosa, commonly known as lemon meringue pie fruit, plate 28 from Flore des Antilles by Francois Richard de Tussac, 1808-1827

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Syzygium cumini, 1863

Syzygium cumini, 1863
Illustration of Syzygium cumini, commonly known as jambolan, Java plum or black plum, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ribes uva-crispa, 1817

Ribes uva-crispa, 1817
Illustration of Ribes uva-crispa, commonly known as gooseberry, from Pomona Britannica by George Brookshaw, 1817

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ficus carica, 1885

Ficus carica, 1885
Illustration of Ficus carica, commonly known as fig from Flora von Deutschland by Otto Wilhelm Thome, volume 2, plate 181, 1885

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cullenia species, 1863

Cullenia species, 1863
Illustration of Cullenia species, commonly known as durian from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Prunus avium, 1853

Prunus avium, 1853
Illustration of Prunus avium, commonly known as cherry or sweet cherry, from La Belgique Horticole, 1853

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812

Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812
Current accepted plant name is Artocarpus altilis, commonly known as breadfruit. Illustration made on hand-coloured copper engraving on laid-paper from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Momordica charantia, 1854

Momordica charantia, 1854
Illustration of Momordica charantia, commonly known as bitter melon, bitter gourd or balsam pear, from Flore des serres et des jardins de l Europe, 1854

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Blighia sapida, 1821ÔÇô1829

Blighia sapida, 1821ÔÇô1829
Illustration of Blighia sapida, commonly known as akee or ackee from Flore Medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, 1821-1829

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Musa x paradisiaca, 1863

Musa x paradisiaca, 1863
Illustration of Musa x paradisiaca, commonly as banana or French plantain, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Persea americana, 1900

Persea americana, 1900
Illustration of Persea americana, commonly known as avocado, from Revue Horticole, 1900

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Prunus armeniaca, 1910

Prunus armeniaca, 1910
Illustration of Prunus armeniaca, commonly known as apricot, by J. Guillot from Revue Horticole, 1910

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Kirkes Scarlet Admirable Apple, 1829

Kirkes Scarlet Admirable Apple, 1829
Hand coloured engraving of a variety of Malus domestica (Kirkes Scarlet Admirable Apple) by E. D. Smith, from Flora and Pomona by Charles McIntosh, 1829

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Tafeln 4, 1831-1846

Tafeln 4, 1831-1846
Illustration of fungi, Tafeln 4 from Naturgetreue abbildungen und beschreibungen der essbaren, schadlichen und verdachtigen schwamme by J. V. Krombholz, 1831-1846

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Tafein 6, 1831-1846

Tafein 6, 1831-1846
Illustration of fungi, Tafein 6 from Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Essbaren, Schadlichen und Verdachtigen Schwamme, by J. V. Krombholz, 1831-1846

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Pholiota squarrosa, 1795-1815

Pholiota squarrosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Pholiota squarrosa, commonly known as shaggy scalycap from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Myriostoma coliforme, 1795-1815

Myriostoma coliforme, 1795-1815
Illustration of Myriostoma coliforme, commonly known as salt-shaker earthstar or pepperpot from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Peziza vesiculosa, 1795-1815

Peziza vesiculosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Peziza vesiculosa, commonly known as blistered cup from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Hydnoporia tabacina, 1795-1815

Hydnoporia tabacina, 1795-1815
Illustration of Hydnoporia tabacina, commonly known as reddish-brown crust from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Crucibulum laeve, 1795-1815

Crucibulum laeve, 1795-1815
Illustration of Crucibulum laeve, commonly known as white-egg birds nest from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Laccaria amethystina, 1795-1815

Laccaria amethystina, 1795-1815
Illustration of Laccaria amethystina, commonly known as amethyst deceiver from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Calvatia gigantea, c. 1915-45

Calvatia gigantea, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Calvatia gigantea, commonly known as giant puffball by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Coprinopsis atramentaria, c. 1915-45

Coprinopsis atramentaria, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Coprinopsis atramentaria, known as common ink cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Lactarius deliciosus, c. 1915-45

Lactarius deliciosus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Lactarius deliciosus, commonly known as saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Clitocybe nebularis, c. 1915-45

Clitocybe nebularis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Clitocybe nebularis, commonly known as clouded grey agaric, agaric or cloud funnel by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Chlorophyllum rhacodes, c. 1915-45

Chlorophyllum rhacodes, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Chlorophyllum rhacodes, commonly known as shaggy parasol by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Calocybe gambosa, c. 1915-45

Calocybe gambosa, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Calocybe gambosa, commonly known as St Georges mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Amanita rubescens, c. 1915-45

Amanita rubescens, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita rubescens, commonly known as the blusher by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945




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