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Background imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage Collection: 671. Foliage of a Cinnamon and Atlas Moth

671. Foliage of a Cinnamon and Atlas Moth
The pea-like flower is Clitoria Ternatea, Linn. Observe the Caterpillar and Chrysalis of the Moth (Attacus sp)

Background imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage Collection: Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, India, 1861

Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, India, 1861
Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, photographed on arrival in Ootacamund, southern India, 9 April 1861. Collected by Richard Spruce in Ecuador, the plants were received by WIlliam McIvor

Background imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage Collection: 114. Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Pitanga, and Sulphur Butt

114. Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Pitanga, and Sulphur Butt
Pitanga is the name applied to more than one myrtaceous fruit in the West Indies and Brazil; this is apparently a species of Eugenia. The butterfly is Callidyasphilea

Background imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage Collection: Ficus carica

Ficus carica or commonly known as common fig. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab 181 T. 181

Background imageFoliage Collection: 638. Foliage and Fruit of Sterculia parviflora

638. Foliage and Fruit of Sterculia parviflora
The lower seed-vessels ripe and open, exposing the seeds to view. Each cluster of seed-vessels is the product of a single flower. See 281

Background imageFoliage Collection: 231. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of an African Tree painted in I

231. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of an African Tree painted in I
This tree (Kigelia pinnata, DO.), inhabits both the east and west sides of tropical Africa, and presents a most singular appearance when in fruit, the pods being sometimes two feet or more in length

Background imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage Collection: American Bog Plants

American Bog Plants. Fetid pothos. Sarracenia flava, Dionaea muscipula. I Fetid pothos. II Pitcher plant. III Venuss fly trap

Background imageFoliage Collection: Aubergine

Aubergine
Melanzana fructu pallido, Hortus Eystettensis, Vol. 2, 1613, Basilius Besler. Aubergine or eggplant

Background imageFoliage Collection: Cornus nuttallii x florida

Cornus nuttallii x florida
CORNACEAE, Cornus nuttallii x florida (1969-12748)

Background imageFoliage Collection: Cucumis sativus, cucumber

Cucumis sativus, cucumber. Joseph Jacob Plenck, Icones Plantarum Medicinal, Vol. 7, 1803. Tab. 698 t. 698

Background imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage 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 imageFoliage Collection: Heracleum mantegazzianum - Giant Hogweed

Heracleum mantegazzianum - Giant Hogweed

Background imageFoliage Collection: Cherry tree - Autumn colour

Cherry tree - Autumn colour
1993-604. ROSACEAE, Prunus Imose

Background imageFoliage Collection: Larix decidua, European Larch

Larix decidua, European Larch
1969-40758, PINACEAE, Larix decidua, European Larch, Europe

Background imageFoliage Collection: Taxodium distichum, Swamp Cypress

Taxodium distichum, Swamp Cypress
1972-10972, TAXODIACEAE, Taxodium distichum, Swamp Cypress, SE USA - Deciduous conifer making a medium-sized tree with a conical crown, fibrous red-brown bark and soft, feathery

Background imageFoliage Collection: Ginkgo leaves in autumn

Ginkgo leaves in autumn

Background imageFoliage Collection: Fraxinus excelsior, Golden Ash

Fraxinus excelsior, Golden Ash
1871-40118 BOOT, OLEACEAE, Fraxinus excelsior, Golden Ash

Background imageFoliage Collection: Ginkgo biloba, Maidenhair Tree

Ginkgo biloba, Maidenhair Tree
2983-6106 BECX 73, GINKGOACEAE, Ginkgo biloba, Maidenhair Tree

Background imageFoliage Collection: Juglens nigra, Alburyensis

Juglens nigra, Alburyensis
1960-42701 SXTN, JUGLANDACEAE, Juglens nigra, Alburyensis

Background imageFoliage Collection: PINACEAE, Cedrus brevifolia, Cyprus Cedar

PINACEAE, Cedrus brevifolia, Cyprus Cedar
2002-83 STJR, PINACEAE, Cedrus brevifolia, Cyprus Cedar

Background imageFoliage Collection: ACERACEAE, Acer palmatum, Japanese Maple

ACERACEAE, Acer palmatum, Japanese Maple
2002-75 STJR 24 - ACERACEAE, Acer palmatum, Japanese Maple, Japan, China, Korea

Background imageFoliage Collection: 684. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Sacred Lotus in Java

684. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Sacred Lotus in Java
The roots and seeds of Nelumbium speciosum, Willd. were eaten by the Egyptians in the time of Herodotus, as they are at the present time in India; but it long ago disappeared from Egypt-how long ago

Background imageFoliage Collection: Castanea sativa

Castanea sativa
sweet chestnut

Background imageFoliage Collection: Cuminum cyminum, 1789

Cuminum cyminum, 1789
Illustration of Cuminum cyminum, commonly known as cumin, from Icones Plantarum Medicinal by Joseph Jacob Plenck, 1789, volume 2, plate 192

Background imageFoliage Collection: Large Flowering Sensitive Plant

Large Flowering Sensitive Plant. Mimosa pigra. Illustration from New illustration of the sexual system of Carolus von Linnaeus by Robert J. Thornton, London, 1799, Publ. Dr. Thornton. Tab. 17 T.017

Background imageFoliage Collection: Punica granatum, pomegranate

Punica granatum, pomegranate. Joseph Jacob Plenck, Icones Plantarum Medicinal, Vol. 4, 1791, Tab. 376, t. 376

Background imageFoliage Collection: Capsicum annuum, chilli

Capsicum annuum, chilli pepper. REGNAULT Nicolas Francois (1746-c.1810) and Genevive de Nangis REGNAULT (b.1746). La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde

Background imageFoliage Collection: Juglans regia (walnut), 1887

Juglans regia (walnut), 1887
Illustration of Juglans regia from Kohlers Medicinal Plants, 1887

Background imageFoliage Collection: Cocos nucifera (coconut), 1887

Cocos nucifera (coconut), 1887
Illustration of Cocos nucifera commonly known as coconut from Kohler; Kohlers Medicinal Plants, 1887, Plate 234




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