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Botanical Illustration Collection (#7)

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Licuala longipes, 1850

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

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Calamus melanochaetes, 1850

Calamus melanochaetes, 1850
Calamus melanochaetes, commonly known as rattan, by unknown Indian artist from Palms of British East India by William Griffith and John McClelland, 1850

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Calamus gracilis, c. 1800

Calamus gracilis, c. 1800
Calamus gracilis by unknown Indian artist commissioned by William Roxburgh, Kew Collection, c.1800

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Wallichia caryotoides, c. 1800

Wallichia caryotoides, c. 1800
Illustration of Wallichia caryotoides, commonly known as chilputta, walizong, saingpa, kuang denj, by unknown Indian artist commissioned by William Roxburgh, Kew Collection, c.1800

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Arenga pinnata, c. 1820

Arenga pinnata, c. 1820
Arenga pinnata, commonly known as sugar palm by unknown artist from the George Finlayson Collection, Kew, c.1820

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Metroxylon sagu, 1750

Metroxylon sagu, 1750
Illustration of Metroxylon sagu, commonly know as sago palm, from Herbarium Amboinense by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius, 1750, vol 1, t. 17

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Drunken date palm from Gerard The Herball, 1636

Drunken date palm from Gerard The Herball, 1636
Illustration of palm, possibly Phoenix dactylifera, commonly known as drunken date. From The Herball; or Generall historie of plantes by John Gerard, 1636

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Trachycarpus martianus, c. 1825

Trachycarpus martianus, c. 1825
Trachycarpus martianus, commonly known as Himalayan fan palm, probably by Vishnupersaud from Wallich Collection, Kew, c. 1825

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Bactris guineensis, 1780-81

Bactris guineensis, 1780-81
Illustration of Bactris guineensis, commonly known as Guinea bactris or Tobago cane, from Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia by Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von Jacquin, 1780-81

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cocos nucifera, coconut palm, 1678

Cocos nucifera, coconut palm, 1678
Cocos nucifera, coconut palm by Anton Jacob Goedkint from Reede tot Drakestein Hortus Indicus Malabaricus, 1678

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Elaeis guineensis, 780-1781

Elaeis guineensis, 780-1781
Illustration of Elaeis guineensis or commonly known as African oil palm from Selectarum Stirpium Americanarum Historia by Nicolaus Joseph von Jacquin, 1780-81

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Trillium erectum, ca. 1807

Trillium erectum, ca. 1807
" Original illustration by Sydenham Edwards, ca. 1807. This artwork was used in Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1807; volume 26, plate 1027

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Areca catechu, 1636

Areca catechu, 1636
Illustration of Areca catechu, commonly known as betel palm or The Drunken Date from John Gerard The Herball; or Generall Historie of Plantes, 1636

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: A cinchona forest in Latin America, 1880

A cinchona forest in Latin America, 1880
A cinchona forest in Latin America, from Illustrated Travels: A Record of Discovery, Geography, and Adventure, edited by H.W. Bates, 1880

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Calochortus splendens, 1835

Calochortus splendens, 1835
Illustration of Calochortus splendens, commonly known as Mariposa lily, fairy lantern, globe lily, star tulip. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sarah Anne Drake, 1835

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Narcissus bulbocodium, 1790

Narcissus bulbocodium, 1790
Illustration of Narcissus bulbocodium, commonly known as hoop petticoat daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by James Sowerby, 1790

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Moraea tricuspidata, 1804

Moraea tricuspidata, 1804
Illustration of Moraea tricuspidata, commonly known as moraea or Cape tulip. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Leucojum aestivum, 1809

Leucojum aestivum, 1809
Illustration of Leucojum aestivum, commonly known as snowflake, spring snowflake, summer snowflake or Lodden lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1809

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Lachenalia bulbifera, 1803

Lachenalia bulbifera, 1803
Illustration of Lachenalia bulbifera, commonly known as Cape cowslip. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1803. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 16, plate 590

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Hyancinthoides non-scripta, 1834-1843

Hyancinthoides non-scripta, 1834-1843
Illustration of Hyancinthoides non-scripta, commonly known as English bluebell or bluebell by William Alfred Delamotte, 1834-1843

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ixia polystachya, 1805

Ixia polystachya, 1805
Illustration of Ixia polystachya, commonly known as African corn lily, corn lily or wandflower. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, June 1st 1805

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Hesperantha coccinea, 1845-1883

Hesperantha coccinea, 1845-1883
Illustration of Hesperantha coccinea, commonly known as crimson flag lily or Kaffir lily, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 16

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Gladiolus italicus, 1804

Gladiolus italicus, 1804
Illustration of Gladiolus italicus, commonly known as Italian gladiolus, field gladiolus or common sword lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1804

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ornithogalum candicans, 1845-1883

Ornithogalum candicans, 1845-1883
Illustration of Ornithogalum candicans, commonly known as star of Bethlehem or spire lily, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 21; p. 46-47

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Eucomis comosa, 1813

Eucomis comosa, 1813
Illustration of Eucomis comosa, commonly known as pineapple lily. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1813. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 37, plate 1539

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Erythronium dens-canis, 1787

Erythronium dens-canis, 1787
Illustration of Erythronium dens-canis, commonly known as dog s-tooth violet, trout lily or glacier lily. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1787

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Eranthis hyemalis, 1787

Eranthis hyemalis, 1787
Illustration of Eranthis hyemalis, commonly known as winter aconite. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1787. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 1, plate 3

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Crocus speciosus, 1839

Crocus speciosus, 1839
Illustration of Crocus speciosus, commonly known as crocus illustrated by Sarah Anne Drake, 1 July 1839. Artwork from Edwardss Botanical Register, volume 25, plate 40

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Cyclamen hederifolium, 1838

Cyclamen hederifolium, 1838
Illustration of Cyclamen hederifolium, commonly known as cyclamen or sow bread. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by Sarah Anne Drake, 1838

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Corydalis solida, 1770

Corydalis solida, 1770
Illustration of Corydalis solida, commonly known as spring fumewort, spring corydalis or bird-in-a-bush, 1770. Artwork from Enumeratio Plantarum Florae Danicae by Georg Christian Oeder, volume 21

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Tropaeolum majus var. atrosanguineum, 1838

Tropaeolum majus var. atrosanguineum, 1838
Illustration of Tropaeolum majus var. atrosanguineum, commonly known as garden nasturtium. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Clara Maria Pope, 1838

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Corydalis solida, 1793

Corydalis solida, 1793
Illustration of Corydalis solida, commonly known as spring fumewort, spring corydalis or bird-in-a-bush. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1893

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Convallaria majalis, 1887

Convallaria majalis, 1887
Coloured plate of Convallaria majalis, commonly known as lily of the valley, May bells or May lily, 1887. Artwork from Kohler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Amaryllis belladonna, 1760-1790

Amaryllis belladonna, 1760-1790
Illustration of Amaryllis belladonna, commonly known as belladonna lily or Jersey lily. Mounted watercolour on vellum by Peter Brown, 1760-1790

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Acis autumnalis, 1806

Acis autumnalis, 1806
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1806. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 24, plate 960

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Oxalis versicolor, 1791

Oxalis versicolor, 1791
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1891. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 5, plate 155

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: The Dragon Arum, ca 1801-1807

The Dragon Arum, ca 1801-1807
Current accepted plant name is Dracunculus vulgaris, commonly known as dragons tongue or dragon lily. Mezzotint and aquatint by Peter Henderson, ca 1801-1807

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Camassia quamash, 1832

Camassia quamash, 1832
Current accepted plant name is Camassia quamash, commonly known as Indian hyacinth. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sarah Anne Drake, 1832

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Roscoea humeana, 1824

Roscoea humeana, 1824
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1824. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 151, plate 9075

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Roscoea purpurea, 1852

Roscoea purpurea, 1852
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1852. Artwork from Curtis's Botanical Magazine, volume 78, plate 4630

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Scilla amoenula, 1823

Scilla amoenula, 1823
Current accepted plant name is Scilla siberica subsp. siberica, commonly known as squill or glory-of-the-snow. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1823

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Amaryllis lutea, 1795

Amaryllis lutea, 1795
Current accepted plant name is Sternbergia lutea, commonly known as winter daffodil or fall daffodil. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by unknown artist, 1895

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Milla uniflora, 1834

Milla uniflora, 1834
Current accepted plant name is Ipheion uniflorum, commonly known as Tristagma uniflorum, spring starflower or springstar. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by James MacNab, 1834

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Tritonia rosea, 1893

Tritonia rosea, 1893
Current accepted plant name is Tritonia disticha. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1893. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 119, plate 7280

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Tulipa gregii, 1875

Tulipa gregii, 1875
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1875. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 101, plate 6177

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Ornithogalum nutans, 1794

Ornithogalum nutans, 1794
Illustration of Ornithogalum nutans, commonly known as drooping star-of-Bethlehem. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by unknown artist, 1794

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Puschkinia scilloides, 1821

Puschkinia scilloides, 1821
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by John Curtis, 1821. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 48, plate 2244. Curtiss Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical

Background imageBotanical Illustration Collection: Brodiaea ixioides, 1823

Brodiaea ixioides, 1823
Current accepted plant name is Leucocoryne ixioides, commonly known as glory of the sun. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by John Curtis, 1823




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