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Botanicals Collection (#5)

Background imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals Collection: Thelocactus buekii, 1853

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

Background imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals Collection: Calamus gracilis, c. 1800

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

Background imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals 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 imageBotanicals Collection: Eremurus spectabilis, 1855

Eremurus spectabilis, 1855
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1855. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 81, plate 4870

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Muscari paradoxum, 1903

Muscari paradoxum, 1903
Current accepted plant name is Bellavalia paradoxa. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1903. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 129, plate 7873

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Habenaria medusa, 1885-1906

Habenaria medusa, 1885-1906
Illustration of Habenaria medusa by C. De Bruyne from Lindenia: Iconographie des Orchid├®es, 1885-1906; vol 17, t. 783

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Cuitlauzina pendula, 1878

Cuitlauzina pendula, 1878
Illustration of Cuitlauzina pendula by Walter Hood Fitch. Artwork from Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1878; t. 28

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Cuitlauzina pendula, 1845-1883

Cuitlauzina pendula, 1845-1883
Illustration of Cuitlauzina pendula from Flore des Serres et Des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, 1845-1883; vol. 6: p. 307

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Calanthe vestita (Tropical calanthe), 1845-1883

Calanthe vestita (Tropical calanthe), 1845-1883
Illustration of Calanthe vestita, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, vol. 13, page 32-33

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Vanda ampullacea, 1834-1849

Vanda ampullacea, 1834-1849
Illustration of Vanda ampullacea engraved by Samuel Holden from Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton, vol 13, 1834-1849

Background imageBotanicals Collection: Barkeria spectabilis, 1877

Barkeria spectabilis, 1877
Watercolour illustration of Barkeria spectabilis by John Day, 19 June 1877. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 22, page 1




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