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Flower Collection (#7)

Background imageFlower Collection: Lavandula officinalis (lavender), 1889

Lavandula officinalis (lavender), 1889
Illustration of lavender, currently accepted plant Lavandula angustifolia subsp. angustifolia. from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 4, 1889

Background imageFlower Collection: Foeniculum officinale, fennel

Foeniculum officinale, fennel
Foeniculum officinale as Foeniculum vulgare, commonly known as sweet fennel. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 3, 1888

Background imageFlower Collection: Allium cepa, onion

Allium cepa, onion
Allium cepa. Onion. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 1, 1886. Tab. 124 T.124

Background imageFlower Collection: Nymphaea carpentariae, Andre Leu

Nymphaea carpentariae, Andre Leu

Background imageFlower Collection: Nymphaea, Kew, Stowaway blues

Nymphaea, Kew, Stowaway blues

Background imageFlower Collection: Heracleum mantegazzianum - Giant Hogweed

Heracleum mantegazzianum - Giant Hogweed

Background imageFlower Collection: Fuchsia triphylla Thalia

Fuchsia triphylla Thalia
ONAGRACEAE, Fuchsia triphylla Thalia, 19921892

Background imageFlower Collection: Cyphomandra betacea - Tamarillo - Tree Tomato

Cyphomandra betacea - Tamarillo - Tree Tomato
19825155, SOLANACEAE, Cyphomandra betacea

Background imageFlower Collection: Rhododendron macgregoriae

Rhododendron macgregoriae
1967-44903 EDIN, ERICACEAE, Rhododendron macgregoriae, New Guinea

Background imageFlower Collection: Ipomoea horsfalliae var. briggsii

Ipomoea horsfalliae var. briggsii
1969-17744, CONVOVULACEAE, Ipomoea horsfalliae var. briggsii

Background imageFlower Collection: Anemone hupehensis

Anemone hupehensis
2009-1220 JOFW, RANUNCULACEAE, Anemone hupehensis

Background imageFlower Collection: Dahlia coccinea, 1804

Dahlia coccinea, 1804
Illustration of Dahlia coccinea by Sydenham Edwards from Curtiss botanical magazine, vol 20, plate 762, 1804

Background imageFlower Collection: Rosa Kew Gardens

Rosa Kew Gardens, in front of the Palm House

Background imageFlower Collection: Scadoxus multiflorus s. katherinae

Scadoxus multiflorus s. katherinae
1993-3006 CATO, AMARYLLIDACEAE, Scadoxus multiflorus s. katherinae

Background imageFlower Collection: Bougainvillea X buttiana Enid Lancaster

Bougainvillea X buttiana Enid Lancaster
1973-20495, NYTAGINACEAEA, Bougainvillea X buttiana Enid Lancaster

Background imageFlower Collection: Tibouchina urvilleana, Glory Bush

Tibouchina urvilleana, Glory Bush, Growing inside the Temperate house at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imageFlower Collection: 000-69-17231, MYRSINACEAE, Ardisia Humilis, Himalayas

000-69-17231, MYRSINACEAE, Ardisia Humilis, Himalayas

Background imageFlower Collection: Ananas bracteatus - (Pineapple relative)

Ananas bracteatus - (Pineapple relative)
1975-3130 DUBG, BROMELIACEAE, Ananas bracteatus, Brazil, Paraguay

Background imageFlower Collection: Ptilotus manglesii

Ptilotus manglesii
1969-51406, AMARANTHACEAE, Ptilotus manglesii, Western Australia

Background imageFlower Collection: Serratula tinctoria

Serratula tinctoria
ASTERACEAE, Serratula tinctoria, subsp. macrocephala, 19711842

Background imageFlower Collection: Campanula trachelium

Campanula trachelium
CAMPANULACEAE, Campanula trachelium, 19752932

Background imageFlower Collection: Mentha spicata

Mentha spicata
LAMIACEAE, Mentha spicata

Background imageFlower Collection: Rumex sculatus

Rumex sculatus, 4345043402

Background imageFlower Collection: 842. A Japanese Magnolia

842. A Japanese Magnolia
This showy spring-flowering hardy shrub (Magnolia obovata, Thunb.) has been cultivated in English gardens ever since 1796

Background imageFlower Collection: 778. Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia

778. Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia
There are two species of Doryanthes, the present D. Palmeri, Hill, and D. excelsa, which has a globose inflorescence. They both inhabit Eastern Australia. See 844 in the gallery above

Background imageFlower Collection: 628. Wild Flowers of Sarawak, Borneo

628. Wild Flowers of Sarawak, Borneo
In the centre the handsome Coelogyne asperata, Lindl. with the young inflorescences of a plant of the ginger family behind; Pitchers of a species of Nepenthes

Background imageFlower Collection: 311. The Kuddum or Cadamba

311. The Kuddum or Cadamba
Anthocephalus Cadamba, Miq. is a Rubiaceous tree often mentioned by poets. It has a deep yellow wood recommended for furniture. The yellowish-brown flowers are small and collected in dense balls

Background imageFlower Collection: 305. The Gool-achin or Caracucha

305. The Gool-achin or Caracucha
A tree (Plumeria acutifolia, Poir.) of American origin, commonly planted in Indian gardens, and particularly in cemeteries, because it keeps the graves white with its daily fall of fragrant flowers

Background imageFlower Collection: 303. The Dhak or Bastard Teak

303. The Dhak or Bastard Teak
The Dhak (Buteafrondosa, Roxb.) is one of the most striking of the Indian arboreous Leguminosae; its wood and leaves and flowers, the latter dried and reduced to a fine powder, which is sprinkled

Background imageFlower Collection: 250. Young Shoots of the Iron Wood Tree

250. Young Shoots of the Iron Wood Tree
Ironwood (Mesua ferrea, Linn.) is very widely spread in India, both in a wild state and cultivated. See also 271. The insect is a species of Orthopteron

Background imageFlower Collection: 232. Wild Pine Apple in Flower and Fruit, Borneo

232. Wild Pine Apple in Flower and Fruit, Borneo
The Pine Apple (Ananas sativus, Mill. var.) is believed to be really indigenous only in Brazil, whence it has spread to other countries, in some of which it has become naturalised and wild

Background imageFlower Collection: 118. Foliage and Flowers of the Mahoe, Jamaica

118. Foliage and Flowers of the Mahoe, Jamaica
The dark-coloured wood of this tree (Paritium elatum, G. Don) is most valuable. If not a variety of P. tiliaceum, Juss. it is very closely allied to it;

Background imageFlower Collection: 42. Flor Imperiale, Coral Snake and Spider, Brazil

42. Flor Imperiale, Coral Snake and Spider, Brazil
" The flower is Haemanthus multfitorus, Martyn, which has long been cultivated in this country; and the Snake is a :species of Elaps

Background imageFlower Collection: 35. View of the Jesuit College of Caracas, Minas Geraes, Brazil

35. View of the Jesuit College of Caracas, Minas Geraes, Brazil
Coral Trees (Erythrina sp.) in flower in the foreground. The College is at an elevation of about 3000 feet above the sea level

Background imageFlower Collection: 33. Flowers of Cassia corymbosa in Minas Geraes, Brazil

33. Flowers of Cassia corymbosa in Minas Geraes, Brazil
A South American forest tree whose twin leaflets close together at sunset. The insects Pterochroya ocellata are called Leaf Insects (see 676)

Background imageFlower Collection: 31. Inflorescence of the West Indian Pinguin

31. Inflorescence of the West Indian Pinguin
This, the Bromelia Pinguin of Linnaeus, is a native of the West Indies, where it is also commonly planted for hedges. It belongs to the same family as the Chilian Puya

Background imageFlower Collection: 29. Some Fruits and Vegetables used in Brazil

29. Some Fruits and Vegetables used in Brazil
In front the Ochro (Hibiscus esculentus, L.), the seed-vessels of which are used in thickening soups; the Guianga, a myrtaceous fruit, with a kind of Pumpkin called Borbora

Background imageFlower Collection: Wahlenbergia angustifolia

Wahlenbergia angustifolia, 19794396, St Helena, small bellflower, endangered on IUCN Red List

Background imageFlower Collection: Azalea Garden

Azalea Garden at Kew

Background imageFlower Collection: Wild Cherry

Wild Cherry
ROSACEAE, Prunus Avium, 0007311691, Europe

Background imageFlower Collection: Wild Cherry

Wild Cherry
ROSACEAE, Prunus Avium, 0007311691, Europe

Background imageFlower Collection: Paeonia obovata var. willmottiae

Paeonia obovata var. willmottiae
woodland peony - China

Background imageFlower Collection: Viburnum farreri candidissimum

Viburnum farreri candidissimum
winter flowering viburnum

Background imageFlower Collection: Tulips

Tulips

Background imageFlower Collection: courtyard by the Princess of Wales

courtyard by the Princess of Wales Conservatory

Background imageFlower Collection: caanda geese

caanda geese
courtyard by the Princess of Wales Conservatory

Background imageFlower Collection: Ehretia macrophylla

Ehretia macrophylla

Background imageFlower Collection: Cornus kousa var. chinensis

Cornus kousa var. chinensis
chinese dogwood




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