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Flower Collection (#5)

Background imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower Collection: Glycyrrhiza glabra, 1832

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

Background imageFlower 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 imageFlower Collection: Armoracia rusticana, 1822

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

Background imageFlower Collection: Allium schoenoprasum, 1869

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

Background imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower Collection: Salvia officinalis, 1776

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

Background imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower Collection: Petroselinum crispum, 1765

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

Background imageFlower Collection: Rhus coriaria, 1773

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

Background imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower Collection: Beure d amboise, Poiteau

Beure d amboise, Poiteau
Hand coloured engraving of a Pyrus species, Beure d amboise, commonly known as pear from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, 1846

Background imageFlower Collection: Ficus carica, 1885

Ficus carica, 1885
Illustration of Ficus carica, commonly known as fig from Flora von Deutschland by Otto Wilhelm Thome, volume 2, plate 181, 1885

Background imageFlower Collection: Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812

Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812
Current accepted plant name is Artocarpus altilis, commonly known as breadfruit. Illustration made on hand-coloured copper engraving on laid-paper from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob

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

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

Background imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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 imageFlower 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

Background imageFlower Collection: Leucojum vernum, 1818

Leucojum vernum, 1818
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper engraved by Weddell Sc, 1818. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 45, plate 1993

Background imageFlower Collection: Iris reticulata, 1866

Iris reticulata, 1866
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1866. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 92, plate 5577

Background imageFlower Collection: Fritillaria graeca, 1858

Fritillaria graeca, 1858
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1858. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 84, plate 5052

Background imageFlower Collection: Gladiolus papilio, 1866

Gladiolus papilio, 1866
Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 92, plate 5565. This is a Cape species and was received at Kew, in 1861, from D. Arnot of Colesberg. It has also been found by W




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