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Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Artocarpus altilis, 1828

Artocarpus altilis, 1828
Hand-coloured engraving by Rev. Lansdown Guilding, 1828. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 55, plate 2869. Current accepted plant name is Artocarpus altilis

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Citrus x aurantium orange, ancient cultivar of the mandarin-pomelo hybrid complex, Honzo Zufu, 1828

Citrus x aurantium orange, ancient cultivar of the mandarin-pomelo hybrid complex, Honzo Zufu, 1828
Citrus x aurantium orange, ancient cultivar of the mandarin-pomelo hybrid complex, Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Artocarpus altilis

Artocarpus altilis
Watercolour of Artocarpus altilis (breadfruit) collection of Miss Janet Hutton, 1894. Includes cross section of the plants fruit

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Theobroma cacao, 1887

Theobroma cacao, 1887
Chromolithograph print on paper of Theobroma cacao, showing cocoa pod and beans, from Kohler's Medicinal Plants, vol 2, plate 183, 1887

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated Manual of Medicinal Plants

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Yuzu, (Citrus junos), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Yuzu, (Citrus junos), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageEdible Plant 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 imageEdible Plant 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

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Allium tuberosum, 1875

Allium tuberosum, 1875
Illustration of Allium tuberosum, also known as garlic chives, from Flora de Filipinas by M. Blanco, 1875, plate 87, atlas 1

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Agastache foeniculum, 1829

Agastache foeniculum, 1829
Illustration of Agastache foeniculum, also known as anise hyssop, from Edwards's Botanical Register, edited by John Lindley, 1829

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Syzygium aromaticum, 1890

Syzygium aromaticum, 1890
Syzygium aromaticum from Kohler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erlauterndem Texte : Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, by Franz Eugen Kohler, 1890

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Tanacetum parthenium, 1890

Tanacetum parthenium, 1890
Tanacetum parthenium, commonly known as feverfew from Kohler's Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz erlauterndem Texte : Atlas zur Pharmacopoea germanica, 1890

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Acmella oleracea, 1821

Acmella oleracea, 1821
Illustration of Acmella oleracea, also known as electric daisy, from Flore medicale des Antilles by Theodore Descourtilz, 1821, vol 1, plate 52

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Achillea ageratum, 1800

Achillea ageratum, 1800
Illustration of Acillea ageratum, also known as English mace, from Afbeeldingen der artseny-gewassen met derzelver Nederduitsche en Latynsche beschryvingen by Zorn, 1800

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Glycyrrhiza glabra, 1832

Glycyrrhiza glabra, 1832
Illustration of Glycyrrhiza glabra, also known as liquorice, from Flore medicale by Francois Pierre Chaumeton, 1832

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Tamarindus indica, c.1825-1828

Tamarindus indica, c.1825-1828
Illustration of Tamarindus indica, also known as tamarind, from Kew Collection by Rungiah for Robert Wright, c.1825-1828

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Armoracia rusticana, 1822

Armoracia rusticana, 1822
Illutstration of Armoracia rusticana, also known as horseradish, from Flora Batava by Jan Kops, 1822

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Allium schoenoprasum, 1869

Allium schoenoprasum, 1869
Illstration of Allium schoenoprasum, also known as chives, from English Botany by James Sowerby, 1869

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Myristica fragrans, 1856

Myristica fragrans, 1856
Illustration of Myristica fragrans, also known as nutmeg or mace, from Belgique horticole, journal des jardins et des vergers by Charles Morren, 1856

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Citrus hystrix, 1819

Citrus hystrix, 1819
Illustration of Citrus hystrix, also known as makrut lime, from Traite des Arbres et Arbustes que l'on Cultive en France en Pleine Terre by Duhamel du Monceau, 1819

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Pimenta dioica, 1827

Pimenta dioica, 1827
Illustration of Pimenta dioica, also known as allspice, from Flore Pittoresque et Medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, 1827

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Crocus sativus, c. 1828

Crocus sativus, c. 1828
Illustration of Crocus sativus, also known as saffron, from Kew Collection, possibly by Vishnupersaud for John Forbes Royle, c.1828

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Salvia officinalis, 1776

Salvia officinalis, 1776
Illustration of Salvia officinalis, also known as sage, from Flora Parisiensis by Pierre Bulliard, 1776

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Thymus vulgaris, 1800-1819

Thymus vulgaris, 1800-1819
Illustration of Thymus vulgaris, also known as thyme, from Traite des Arbres et Arbustes que l'on Cultive en France en Pleine Terre by H. L. Duhamel du Monceau, 1800-1819

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Capsicum annuum Longum group, c. 1810

Capsicum annuum Longum group, c. 1810
Illustration of Capsicum annuum Longum group, also known as chilli or paprika, from Kew Collection for Adam Freer, c.1810

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Mentha spicata, 1830

Mentha spicata, 1830
Illustration f Mentha spicata, also known as mint, from Getreue Darstellung und Beschreibung der in der Arzneykunde Gebrauchlichen Gewachse by F.G. Hayne, 1830

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Petroselinum crispum, 1765

Petroselinum crispum, 1765
Illustration of Petroselinum crispum, also known as parsley, from Herbarium Blackwellianum by Elizabeth Blackwell, 1765

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Rhus coriaria, 1773

Rhus coriaria, 1773
Illustration of Rhus coriaria, also known as sumac, from Herbarium Blackwellianum by Elizabeth Blackwell, 1773

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Lavandula dentata, 1798

Lavandula dentata, 1798
Illustration of Lavandula dentata. also known as fringed lavender or French lavender, from Curtis's Botanical Magazine by William Curtis, 1798

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Foeniculum vulgare, 1832

Foeniculum vulgare, 1832
Illustration of Foeniculum vulgare, also known as fennel, from Flora Indica by unknown Indian artist for William Roxburgh, 1832

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Matricaria chamomilla, 1866

Matricaria chamomilla, 1866
Illustration of Matricaria chamomilla, also known as wild chamomile or German chamomile, from English Botany by James Sowerby, 1866

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Xylopia aethiopica, 1581

Xylopia aethiopica, 1581
Illustration of Xylopia aethiopica, also known as Ethiopean pepper or grain of Selim, from Plantarum seu Stirpium Icones by Matthias de L'Obel, 1581

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Eryngium foetidum, 1725

Eryngium foetidum, 1725
Illustration of Eryngium foetidum, also known as fitweed or shado beni, from A voyage to the islands Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers and Jamaica by Hans Sloane, 1725

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Citrus hystrix, 1750

Citrus hystrix, 1750
Illustration of Citrus hystrix, also known as makrut lime or kaffir lime, from Herbarium Amboinense by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius, 1750

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Illicium verum, 1815-20

Illicium verum, 1815-20
Illustration of Illicium verum, commonly known as star anise, from Flore Medicale Decrite by Francois Pierre Chaumeton, 1815-20

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Zingiber officinale, 1750

Zingiber officinale, 1750
Illustration of Zingiber officinale, also known as ginger, from Herbarium Amboinense by Georgius Everhardus Rumphius, 1750

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Passiflora edulis, 1818

Passiflora edulis, 1818
Illustration of Passiflora edulis, commonly known as passion fruit or purple granadilla, 1818. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 45, plate 1989

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Citrus x limon, 1846

Citrus x limon, 1846
Illustration of Citrus x limon, commonly known as lemon, from Pomologie Francaise vol 2 by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Vitis vinifera, 1846

Vitis vinifera, 1846
Illustration of Vitis vinifera, commonly known as grape vine or cultivated grape, from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Wild garlic (Allium thunbergii), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Wild garlic (Allium thunbergii), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: White basil (Ocimum basilicum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

White basil (Ocimum basilicum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: White-flowered endive, (Cichorium endivia) woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

White-flowered endive, (Cichorium endivia) woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Endive (Cichorium endivia), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Endive (Cichorium endivia), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Japanese plum (Prunus mume), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Japanese plum (Prunus mume), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Pomelo (Citrus maxima), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Pomelo (Citrus maxima), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageEdible Plant Collection: Ornamental corn-on-the-cob (Zea mays), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Ornamental corn-on-the-cob (Zea mays), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageEdible Plant 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 imageEdible Plant 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




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