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Background imageFlowers Collection: Coffea arabica, 1789

Coffea arabica, 1789
Coffea arabica, commonly known as coffee by Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob Plenck, 1789, volume 2, 1789, plate 130

Background imageFlowers Collection: Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed

Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed
Tab.6503. - Fallopia japonica as Polygonum cuspidatum the original illustration is by Anne Barnard, watercolour on paper, 1880; The plate, 6503, was published in Curtiss Botanical Magazine

Background imageFlowers Collection: Cinera cum flore, 1613

Cinera cum flore, 1613
Illustration of Cinera cum flore, Cynara species, from Hortus Eystettensis, by Basilius Besler, 1613, volume 2

Background imageFlowers Collection: Fructus artischochi, 1613

Fructus artischochi, 1613
Illustration of Fructus artischochi, currently accepted as Cynara cardunculus, commonly known as artichoke. Artwork from Hortus Eystettensis by Basilius Besler, 1613, volume 2

Background imageFlowers Collection: 613. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Pepper plant

613. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Pepper plant
The pepper plant (Piper nigrum, L.) is a native of S. India. White and black pepper are from the same plant. Whole black pepper is the ripe fruit untouched

Background imageFlowers Collection: 793. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessel of the Opium Poppy

793. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessel of the Opium Poppy
This plant (Papaver somniferum, L.) has been cultivated in Eastern countries from the most remote time for the sake of the inspissated juice, called opium; it is largely grown in Asia Minor, Persia

Background imageFlowers Collection: 776. Flowers of a West Australian Shrub and Kangaroo Feet

776. Flowers of a West Australian Shrub and Kangaroo Feet
Anigozanthus flavida, Red. is the name of the herb. The genus Callistemon comprises about ten species scattered nearly all over Australia, but C. speciosus, DC

Background imageFlowers Collection: 405. A Medley of Flowers from Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope

405. A Medley of Flowers from Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope
On the right, the scarlet Sutherlandia frutescens, R. Br. followed by the white balls of the minute flowers of a Brunia ? a blue and red Lobostermon(Boraginaceae)

Background imageFlowers Collection: 368. Two Flowering Shrubs of: Natal and a Trogon

368. Two Flowering Shrubs of: Natal and a Trogon
The brilliant red Schotia speciosa, Jacq. is related to the gorgeous Indian Amnherstia (see 594). The fragrant white Gardenia Thunbergia Linn. f

Background imageFlowers Collection: 613. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Pepper plant

613. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Pepper plant
The pepper plant (Piper nigrum, L.) is a native of S. India. White and black pepper are from the same plant. Whole black pepper is the ripe fruit untouched

Background imageFlowers Collection: 77. Wild Flowers at Morro Velho, Brazil

77. Wild Flowers at Morro Velho, Brazil
Bignonia venusta. Ker. and a Convolvulacea (Quamoclit Nationis Hook. ?), climbing over Luhea rufescens, St. Hil. a forest tree

Background imageFlowers Collection: Zingiber officinale, 1887

Zingiber officinale, 1887
Zingiber officinale, commonly known as ginger, from Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 202

Background imageFlowers Collection: 766. Flowers of the Flame-tree and yellow and black twiner, West Australia

766. Flowers of the Flame-tree and yellow and black twiner, West Australia
In the distance Flame -trees, Nuytsia floribunda, R. Br. (see description of 761). Kennedya nigricans, Lindl. is remarkable for the very dark purple, almost black, of its flowers

Background imageFlowers Collection: 614. The Turong, or Pigeon Orchid in Borneo, and a purple-brown

614. The Turong, or Pigeon Orchid in Borneo, and a purple-brown
The former (Dendrobium crumenatum, Lindl.) comes into blossom simultaneously on all the plants about every nine weeks, and the trees

Background imageFlowers Collection: Victoria amazonica

Victoria amazonica
Detail of Victoria amazonica leaves, RBG Kew. This plant is the largest of the Nymphaeaceae family of water lilies

Background imageFlowers Collection: 577. Flowers and Fruit of the Mangosteen, and Singapore Monkey

577. Flowers and Fruit of the Mangosteen, and Singapore Monkey
The Mangosteen (Garcinia Mangostana, Linn.) is a native of Malacca, and it is esteemed by many as the best of all tropical fruit

Background imageFlowers Collection: Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed

Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed
Tab.6503. - Fallopia japonica as Polygonum cuspidatum the original illustration is by Anne Barnard, watercolour on paper, 1880; The plate, 6503, was published in Curtiss Botanical Magazine

Background imageFlowers Collection: 790. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Queensland Tree, and Black

790. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Queensland Tree, and Black
Macadamia ternifolia, F. Muell. belongs to the Proteaceae, and is closely allied to Helicia, which extends northward to India, China, and Japan

Background imageFlowers Collection: 661. Study of Japanese Chrysanthemums and Dwarfed Pine

661. Study of Japanese Chrysanthemums and Dwarfed Pine
The Japanese delight in dwarfing normally big trees; and they have brought the art to such a degree of perfection that they can keep them down to the size of the one represented to a very

Background imageFlowers Collection: 497. Native Vanilla hanging from the Wild Orange, . Praslin, Seyc

497. Native Vanilla hanging from the Wild Orange, . Praslin, Seyc
Vanilla Phalaenopsis, Reichb. f. is endemic in the Seychelles, and, like several other species of the genus, it is leafless. The orange on which it grows is naturalised only in these islands

Background imageFlowers Collection: 278. Michelia and Climber of Darjeeling, India

278. Michelia and Climber of Darjeeling, India
The tree is Michelia excelsa, Wall. a lofty congener of the Champak, and the climber is Porana grandiflora, Wall. which is remarkable in its family (Convolvulaceae) for being sweetscented

Background imageFlowers Collection: Reynoutria japonica, 1880

Reynoutria japonica, 1880
Illustration of Reynoutria japonica, commonly known as Japanese knotweed. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper after the original drawing by Anne Barnard, 1880

Background imageFlowers Collection: Citrus hystrix, Kaffir lime

Citrus hystrix, Kaffir lime
Citrus hystrix (syn. Citrus torosa blanco). Francisco Manuel Blanco, Flora De Filipinas, 1877-1883, Barcelona. Citrus hystrix DC. Kaffir lime, (makrut lime)

Background imageFlowers Collection: Solanum melongena, aubergine

Solanum melongena, aubergine
Solanum melungena (Solanum melongena), aubergine (eggplant). REGNAULT Nicolas Francois (1746-c.1810) and Genevive de Nangis REGNAULT (b.1746)

Background imageFlowers Collection: Solanum tuberosum, potato

Solanum tuberosum, potato. REGNAULT Nicolas Francois (1746-c.1810) and Genevive de Nangis REGNAULT (b.1746). La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde

Background imageFlowers Collection: Elettaria cardamomum, 1887

Elettaria cardamomum, 1887
Illustration of Elettaria cardamomum, commonly known as cardamom, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, 1887, volume 1, plate 74

Background imageFlowers Collection: Study of Coco de Mer - Lodicea sechellarum

Study of Coco de Mer - Lodicea sechellarum
Illustration of the germinating nut, a snake twined around one of the trees and also a drawing of the cross section of the nut

Background imageFlowers Collection: 783. View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland

783. View in the Botanic Garden, Brisbane, Queensland
Flowers of the Large Water Lily (Nymphaea gigantea, Hook.) with Screw Pines (Pandanus sp.) and a species of Aralia in the background. This Water Lily is peculiar to Australia

Background imageFlowers Collection: 639. Japanese Flowers

639. Japanese Flowers
Forsythia viridissima, Lindl (yellow), Azalea, Camellia, and Paeonia Moutan, Sims. The variegated foliage at the top is of Cleyera Fortunei, Hook. f

Background imageFlowers Collection: 520. Orange Flowers and Fruits, painted in Tenerife

520. Orange Flowers and Fruits, painted in Tenerife
The Orange (Citrus Aurantium, Risso) is cultivated in many parts of the South of Europe, and in other countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea

Background imageFlowers Collection: 430. Water-Lily and surrounding vegetation in Van Staadens Kloo

430. Water-Lily and surrounding vegetation in Van Staadens Kloo
Nymphaea stellata, Willd. the Water-Lily in this painting, is very widely spread in Africa and India, and there are white, blue, purple, and rose varieties

Background imageFlowers Collection: 343. Foliage and Flowers of a Madagascar tree at Singapore

343. Foliage and Flowers of a Madagascar tree at Singapore
A tree of the same (Poinciana regia, Boj.) in the distance

Background imageFlowers Collection: 221. Foliage, flowers and fruit of a common Indian forest tree, 1878

221. Foliage, flowers and fruit of a common Indian forest tree, 1878
Foliage, flowers and fruit of a common Indian forest tree (Phanera variegata). Oil on board by Marianne North, 1878

Background imageFlowers Collection: Corylus avellana, hazel

Corylus avellana, hazel
Corylus avellana. Common hazel. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab. 163 T. 163

Background imageFlowers Collection: 772. West Australian Vegetation

772. West Australian Vegetation
Flowers and fruiting cones in various stages of development, of Banksia coccinea. R. Br.; and flowers of a climbing Papilionacea (Gompholobium polymorphum, R)

Background imageFlowers Collection: 641. Japanese Chrysanthemums, cultivated in this country

641. Japanese Chrysanthemums, cultivated in this country

Background imageFlowers Collection: Epidendrum vanille, 1774

Epidendrum vanille, 1774
Illustration of Epidendrum vanille, currently accepted as Vanilla mexicana. The illustration is from La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde by Nicolas Francois Regnault (1746-c.1810)

Background imageFlowers Collection: Capsicum annuum, 1887

Capsicum annuum, 1887
Illustration of Capsicum annuum, commonly known as peppers, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, 1887, volume 2, plate 35

Background imageFlowers Collection: Coriandrum sativum, 1887

Coriandrum sativum, 1887
Illustration of Coriandrum sativum, commonly known as coriander, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 1, plate 45

Background imageFlowers Collection: Curcuma longa, 1887

Curcuma longa, 1887
Illustration of Curcuma longa, commonly known as turmeric, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 178

Background imageFlowers Collection: Sinapis alba, 1887

Sinapis alba, 1887
Sinapis alba, commonly known as white mustard, from Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, vol 3, plate 276

Background imageFlowers Collection: Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, 1887

Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, 1887
Illustration of Myristica fragrans, commonly known as nutmeg. from Köhlers Medicinal Plants, 1887, plate 125

Background imageFlowers Collection: Buddleia colvilei, Smith M

Buddleia colvilei, Smith M
Vol 121, t. 7449, 1895, Buddleia colvilei, Smith M, Buddlejaceae

Background imageFlowers Collection: Buddleia crispa, Fitch W

Buddleia crispa, Fitch W
Vol 80, t.4793, 1854, Buddleia crispa, Fitch Walter Hood, Buddlejaceae

Background imageFlowers Collection: 683. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Malayan Tree

683. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Malayan Tree
This is Saraca declinata, Miq. a member of the Leguminosae

Background imageFlowers Collection: 640. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Eugenia, Sarawak, Borneo

640. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Eugenia, Sarawak, Borneo
Flowers of E. grandis, Wight, fruit of E. aquea, Burm. f

Background imageFlowers Collection: 552. Flowers and Fruit of the Pomelo, a branch of Hennah, and Fl

552. Flowers and Fruit of the Pomelo, a branch of Hennah, and Fl
Hennah (Lawsonia inermis, Linn.) yields a dye much used by Eastern ladies to dye their hair, eyelids, finger nails, &c. The Pomelo is a variety of Shaddock (Citrus decumana, Linn.)

Background imageFlowers Collection: 489. A Native Orchid and Butterflies, Mahe, Seychelles

489. A Native Orchid and Butterflies, Mahe, Seychelles
Angraecum eburneum, Thouars, is an Orchid of a genus characteristic of the Mascarene Islands and Tropical and South Africa. See 356




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