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Botanical Illustration Collection (#6)

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Inosperma erubescens, c. 1915-45

Inosperma erubescens, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Inosperma erubescens, commonly known as red-staining inocybe by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

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

Amanita phalloides, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita phalloides, commonly known as death cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

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

Amanita pantherina, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita pantherina, commonly known as panther cap, false blusher or panther amanita by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Fistulina hepatica, c. 1915-45

Fistulina hepatica, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Fistulina hepatica, commonly known as beef-steak fungus or tongue mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, c. 1915-45

Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, commonly known as golden chanterelle or girolle by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Lepista personata, c. 1915-45

Lepista personata, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Lepista personata, commonly known as field blewit or blue-leg by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Agaricus campestris, c. 1915-45

Agaricus campestris, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Agaricus campestris known as common field or meadow mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Pleurotus ostreatus, c. 1915-45

Pleurotus ostreatus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Pleurotus ostreatus, commonly known as oyster mushroom or hiratake by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Leccinum scabrum, c. 1915-45

Leccinum scabrum, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Leccinum scabrum, commonly known as brown rough-stalked bolete or brown birch bolete by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Agaricus arvensis, c. 1915-45

Agaricus arvensis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Agaricus arvensis, commonly known as horse mushroom, by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Marasmius oreades, c. 1915ÔÇô45

Marasmius oreades, c. 1915ÔÇô45
Illustration of Marasmius oreades of commonly known as fairy ring mushroom or champignon by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Lepista nuda, c. 1915-1945

Lepista nuda, c. 1915-1945
Illustration of Lepista nuda, commonly known as wood blewit by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Leccinum versipelle, 1915-45

Leccinum versipelle, 1915-45
Illustration of Leccinum versipelle, commonly known as orange birch bolete or rough bolete by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Giant cereus, 1854

Giant cereus, 1854
Illustration of Giant cereus, 1854. Artwork from Personal narrative of explorations and incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua by J.R. Bartlett, volume 2, plate 189

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1854

Carnegiea gigantea, 1854
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, 1854. Artwork from Personal narrative of explorations and incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua by J.R

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Mammillaria rhodantha, 1830

Mammillaria rhodantha, 1830
Illustration of Mammillaria rhodantha, commonly known as rainbow pincushion, by M. Hart, 1830. Artwork from Edwardss Botanical Register by John Lindley, volume 16, plate 1329

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Consolea moniliformis, 1821

Consolea moniliformis, 1821
Illustration of Consolea moniliformis, 1821. Artwork from Flore medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, volume 1, plate 68

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Harrisia divaricata, 1821

Harrisia divaricata, 1821
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper, 1821. Artwork from Flore medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, volume 1, plate 66. Current accepted plant name is Harrisia divaricata

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cleistocactus baumannii, 1850

Cleistocactus baumannii, 1850
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1850. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 76, plate 4498

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Copiapoa marginata, 1851

Copiapoa marginata, 1851
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1851. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 77, plate 4562. Current accepted plant name is Copiapoa marginata

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Pseudorhipsalis alata, 1828

Pseudorhipsalis alata, 1828
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1828. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 55, plate 2820. Current accepted plant name is Pseudorhipsalis alata

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Pilosocereus royenii, 1832

Pilosocereus royenii, 1832
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1832. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 59, plate 3125

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Echinocactus platyacanthus, 1850

Echinocactus platyacanthus, 1850
Illustration of Echinocactus platyacanthus, commonly known as giant barrel cactus, 1850. Artwork from Flore des serres et des jardins de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 6, page 264-265

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Thelocactus buekii, 1853

Thelocactus buekii, 1853
Illustration of Thelocactus buekii, 1853. Artwork from Gartenflora by Eduard Regel, volume 8, plate 266

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Echinocereus scheeri, 1906

Echinocereus scheeri, 1906
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1906. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 132, plate 8096. Current accepted plant name is Echinocereus scheeri

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909

Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1909. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 135, plate 8290

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Leuenbergeria bleo, 1836

Leuenbergeria bleo, 1836
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1836. Current accepted plant name is Leuenbergeria bleo, commonly known as rose cactus or leaf cactus

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Echinopsis oxygona, 1835

Echinopsis oxygona, 1835
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1835. Current accepted plant name is Echinopsis oxygona, commonly known as pink Easter lily cactus

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919

Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1919. The current accepted plant name is Pseudorhipsalis amazonica. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 145, plate 8799

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Pereskia aculeata, 1890

Pereskia aculeata, 1890
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper of Pereskia aculeata by Matilda Smith, 1890. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 116, plate 7147

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Pelecyphora aselliformis, 1873

Pelecyphora aselliformis, 1873
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper of Pelecyphora aselliformis, commonly known as hatchet cactus. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1873

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1878

Carnegiea gigantea, 1878
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, from Reports upon the Botanical Collections Made in Portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865

Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, from Flore des Serres by Louis Van Houtte, vol 15, 1862-1865

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Selenicereus grandiflorus, 1799ÔÇô1810

Selenicereus grandiflorus, 1799ÔÇô1810
Mezzotint of Selenicereus grandiflorus, commonly known as night-blooming cereus or queen of the night, by Joseph Constantine Stadler from Temple of Flora by Robert John Thornton, 1799-1810

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ferocactus hamatacanthus, 1852

Ferocactus hamatacanthus, 1852
Lithograph of Ferocactus hamatacanthus, commonly known as Mexican fruit cactus or Texas barrel cactus, by Walter Hood Fitch, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1852. Artwork from volume 78, plate 4632

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Mammillaria mammillaris, 1697-1701

Mammillaria mammillaris, 1697-1701
Hand-coloured engraving of Mammillaria mammillaris, commonly known as woolly nipple cactus, from Horti medici Amstelodamensis rariorum tam Orientalis by Johannes Commelin, 1697-1701

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Echinocactus rhodophthalmus, 1850

Echinocactus rhodophthalmus, 1850
Lithograph of Echinocactus rhodophthalmus by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1850. Artwork from volume 76, plate 4486

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Coryphantha octacantha, 1848

Coryphantha octacantha, 1848
Lithograph of Coryphantha octacantha by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1848. Artwork from volume 74, plate 4358

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Echinocereus cinerascens, 1848

Echinocereus cinerascens, 1848
Illustration of Echinocereus cinerascens by Walter Hood Fitch from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1848. Artwork from volume 74, plate 4373

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Astrocaryum aculeatum, 1823-53

Astrocaryum aculeatum, 1823-53
Illustration of Astrocaryum aculeatum, commonly known as tucuma, Bactris hirta var. pectinata, Bactris hirta from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Hyphaene thebaica, 1823-53

Hyphaene thebaica, 1823-53
Illustration of Hyphaene thebaica, commonly known as doum palm or gingerbread tree from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Oenocarpus distichus, 1823-53

Oenocarpus distichus, 1823-53
Illustration of Oenocarpus distichus, commonly known as babaca palm from Martius Historia Naturalis Palmarum, 1823-53

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Hyospathe elegans, 1823-53

Hyospathe elegans, 1823-53
Illustration of Hyospathe elegans Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ptychosperma elegans, 1823-53

Ptychosperma elegans, 1823-53
Illustration of Ptychosperma elegans, commonly known as solitaire palm by Ferdinand Bauer from Martius Historia Naturalis Palmarum, 1823-53

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Raphia taedigera, 1823-53

Raphia taedigera, 1823-53
Illustration of Raphia taedigera, commonly known as yolilla from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Salacca affinis, 1850

Salacca affinis, 1850
Illustration of Salacca affinis, commonly known as red salak, by unknown Indian artist from Palms of British East India by William Griffith and John McClelland, 1850

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Actinorhytis calapparia, 1850

Actinorhytis calapparia, 1850
Illustration of Actinorhytis calapparia, commonly known as calappa palm, by unknown Indian artist from Palms of British East India by William Griffith and John McClelland, 1850

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Licuala triphylla, 1850

Licuala triphylla, 1850
Illustration of Licuala triphylla, commonly known as fan palm, by unknown Indian artist from Palms of British East India by William Griffith and John McClelland, 1850




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