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Botanicals Collection (#2)

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Vaccinium macrocarpon, 1871

Vaccinium macrocarpon, 1871
Illustration of Vaccinium macrocarpon, commonly known as cranberry or American cranberry from Gartenflora by Eduard von Regel, 1871

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Alkekengi officinarum, 1854

Alkekengi officinarum, 1854
Illustration of Alkekengi officinarum, commonly known as Chinese lantern, physalis or bladder cherry from Flore des serres et des jardins de l Europe, 1854

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Hypholoma acutum, 1803

Hypholoma acutum, 1803
Illustration of Hypholoma acutum from Coloured Figures or English Fungi or Mushroom by James Sowerby, 1797 - 1815

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Usnea austroafricana, Ricasolia virens, beard lichen, lichen

Usnea austroafricana, Ricasolia virens, beard lichen, lichen
Illustration by Johann Stephan Capieux, 1789, from Descriptio et adumbratio plantarum e classe cryptogamica Linnaei quae lichenes dicuntur by G. F. Hoffmann, 1790-1801

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Ramalina sp. 1789

Ramalina sp. 1789
Illustration possibly of Ramalina species commonly known as strap or cartilage lichen by Johann Stephan Capieux, 1789. Artwork from Descriptio et Adumbratio Plantarum e Classe Cryptogamica Linnaei

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Lactarius deliciosus, Tafein 6, 1831-1846

Lactarius deliciosus, Tafein 6, 1831-1846
Illustration of Lactarius deliciosus, commonly known as saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom from Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Essbaren

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Stropharia aeruginosa, 1795-1815

Stropharia aeruginosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Stropharia aeruginosa, commonly known as verdigris roundhead mushroom from from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Boletus edulis, c. 1915-45

Boletus edulis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Boletus edulis, commonly known as cep, penny bun or porcino by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Amanita phalloides, 1944

Amanita phalloides, 1944
Illustration of of Amanita phalloides, commonly known as death cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, 1944

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Coprinus comatus, c. 1915-45

Coprinus comatus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Coprinus comatus commonly known as shaggy ink cap, lawyers wig or shaggy mane by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Macrolepiota procera, c. 1915-45

Macrolepiota procera, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Macrolepiota procera, commonly known as parasol mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection c.1915-45

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Pleurotus ostreatus, 1775-1798

Pleurotus ostreatus, 1775-1798
Illustration of Pleurotus ostreatus, commonly known as oyster mushroom or hiratake from Flora Londinensis by William Curtis, 1775-1798

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Coprinopsis atramentaria, 1775-1798

Coprinopsis atramentaria, 1775-1798
Illustration of Coprinopsis atramentaria, commonly known as common ink cap from Flora Londinensis by William Curtis, 1775-1798

Background imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals Collection: Opuntia tuna, 1848

Opuntia tuna, 1848
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Teast Edwards, 1848. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 38, plate 1557

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Parodia ottonis, 1842

Parodia ottonis, 1842
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1842. Current accepted plant name is Parodia ottonis, commonly known as Indian head cactus

Background imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals Collection: Livistona humilis, 1823-53

Livistona humilis, 1823-53
Illustration of Livistona humilis by Ferdinand Bauer from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Hyacinthus orientalis, 1806

Hyacinthus orientalis, 1806
Illustration of Hyacinthus orientalis, commonly known as hyacinth. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1806. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 24, plate 937

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Cyclamen coum, 1787

Cyclamen coum, 1787
Illustration of Cyclamen coum, commonly known as cyclamen or sow bread. Hand-coloured engraving on paper by James Sowerby, 1787. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 1, plate 4

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora, 1882

Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora, 1882
Illustration of Crocosmia x crocosmiiflora, commonly known as montbretia. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Edouard Godard, 1882

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Amaryllis Divers, 1845 - 1883

Amaryllis Divers, 1845 - 1883
Current accepted plant name is Hippeastrum sp. commonly known as amaryllis. Hand-finished lithograph from Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, 1845-1883, volume 16

Background imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals Collection: Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883

Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883
Illustration of Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 7; t. 669, p. 69

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Rhynchostylis gigantea, 1888

Rhynchostylis gigantea, 1888
Illustration of Rhynchostylis gigantea by A.H. Loch, 1888. Artwork from Reichenbachia: Orchids Illustrated and Described by Frederick Sander and William Dallimore, volume 1, plate 22

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Phragmipedium longifolium (South American slipper orchid), 1873

Phragmipedium longifolium (South American slipper orchid), 1873
Lithograph from from La Belgique Horticole: Annales de Botanique et D horticulture, 1873; volume 23, plate 4

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862

Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862
Illustration of Phalaenopsis schilleriana by Walter Hood Fitch. Artwork from Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1862; t.1

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Paphiopedilum niveum (Asian slipper orchid), 1883

Paphiopedilum niveum (Asian slipper orchid), 1883
Watercolour illustration of Paphiopedilum niveum by John Day, 26 April 1883. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 35, page 5

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Ophrys apifera (Bee orchid), 1894

Ophrys apifera (Bee orchid), 1894
Illustration of Ophrys apifera from Die Orchidaceen : Deutschlands, Deutschlands-Oesterreichs und der Schweiz, 1894; t. 31

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Oncidium alexandra (Princess Alexandras oncidium), 1882-1897

Oncidium alexandra (Princess Alexandras oncidium), 1882-1897
Lithograph on paper by John Nugent Fitch from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Miltoniopsis vexillaria (Colombian pink pansy orchid), 1874

Miltoniopsis vexillaria (Colombian pink pansy orchid), 1874
Illustration of Miltoniopsis vexillaria by Walter Hood Fitch from A Monograph of Odontoglossum by James Bateman, 1874; t. 29

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Maxillaria tenuifolia, 1839

Maxillaria tenuifolia, 1839
Illustration by Sarah Anne Drake, 1839. Artwork from Edwardss Botanical Register, volume 25, plate 8

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Masdevallia hybrids, 1882

Masdevallia hybrids, 1882
Lithograph by P Stroobant, 1882. Artwork from La Belgique horticole: annales de botanique et d horticulture, volume 32, plate 3

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Lycaste aromatica, 1827

Lycaste aromatica, 1827
Illustration of Lycaste aromatica by Robert Kaye Greville and engraved by Joseph Swan. Artwork from Exotic flora: containing figures and descriptions of new

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Laelia anceps, 1882-1897

Laelia anceps, 1882-1897
Illustration of Laelia anceps by John Nugent Fitch from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, 1882-1897; t. 44

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1885-1906

Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1885-1906
Illustration of Disa uniflora by A Gossens pinx. from Lindenia: Iconographie des Orchid├®es, 1885-1906; vol 2, t. 308

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1841

Disa uniflora (Pride of Table Mountain), 1841
Illustration of Disa Uniflora by Sarah Ann Drake, December 1841. Artwork from Sertum Orchidaceum: A Wreath of the Most Beautiful Orchidaceous Flowers, 1838 (1837-1842); t. 49

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Dendrobium nobile (Noble orchid), 1837

Dendrobium nobile (Noble orchid), 1837
Illustration of Dendrobium nobile by Sarah Ann Drake, 1 September 1837. Artwork from Sertum Orchidaceum: A Wreath of the Most Beautiful Orchidaceous Flowers, 1838 (1837-1842); t. 3

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Dendrobium bigibbum, 1877

Dendrobium bigibbum, 1877
Watercolour illustration of Dendrobium bigibbum by John Day, 18 September 1877. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 22, page 59

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1849

Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1849
Illustration of Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1849. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 5; p. 430

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Cattleya cernua aka Sophronitis cernua, 1896-1907

Cattleya cernua aka Sophronitis cernua, 1896-1907
Illustration of Cattleya cernua aka Sophronitis cernua from Dictionnaire Iconographique des Orchid├®es by Alfred Cogniaux, 1896-1907. Artwork from volume 11, plate 3

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Anguloa clowesii (Tulip orchid), 1866

Anguloa clowesii (Tulip orchid), 1866
Watercolour illustration of Anguloa clowesii by John Day, 4 August 1866. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, vol 5, p. 11. Accompanying notes state that the specimen was " from a plant imported

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Nipa fruticans, c. 1800

Nipa fruticans, c. 1800
Illustration of Nypa fruticans, commonly known as nipa or mangrove palm, by unknown Asian artist, Company Art, Kew Collection, c. 1800

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Cattleya trianae, 1882

Cattleya trianae, 1882
Lithograph on paper from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, conducted by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams, 1882

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Anthriscus cerefolium, 1893

Anthriscus cerefolium, 1893
Anthriscus cerefolium, commonly known as chervil, from Atlas des Plantes de France by Amedee Masclef, vol. 2, t. 141. Inscriptions says pl.141. Anthrisque cerfeuil (Cerefeuil cultive)

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Anethum graveolens, 1790

Anethum graveolens, 1790
Illustration of Anethum graveolens, commonly known as dill, from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Johannes Zorn, 1790, vol 6, t.512

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Allium schoenoprasum, 1788-1812

Allium schoenoprasum, 1788-1812
Illustration of Allium schoenoprasum, also known as chives, from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob Plenck, 1788-1812, volume 3, plate 257

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Allium ursinum, 1838

Allium ursinum, 1838
Illustration of Allium ursinum, also known as wild garlic or ransoms, from Flora Danica by Georg Christian Oeder and Frederik Michael Liebmann, volume 13, plate 757, 1838




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