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Fruit Collection (#2)

Background imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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 imageFruit Collection: Fragaria species, 1900

Fragaria species, 1900
Illustration of Fragaria species, commonly known as strawberry, from Revue Horticole, 1900

Background imageFruit Collection: Fragaria species, 1846

Fragaria species, 1846
Illustration of Fragaria species, commonly known as strawberry, from Pomologie Francaise by Antoine Poiteau, volume 2, 1846

Background imageFruit Collection: Averrhoa species, 1803

Averrhoa species, 1803
Illustration of Averrhoa species, commonly known as star fruit, by unknown artist from the Kerr Collection, Kew, c. 1803

Background imageFruit Collection: Manilkara zapota, 1816ÔÇô27

Manilkara zapota, 1816ÔÇô27
Illustration of Manilkara zapota, commonly known as sapodilla, beef apple or chikoo from Herbier General de l Amateur by Jean Claude Mien Mordant de Launay, volume 6, plate 402, 1816-27

Background imageFruit Collection: Rheum officinale, 1863

Rheum officinale, 1863
Illustration of Rheum officinale, commonly known as rhubarb, Chinese rhubarb or medicinal rhubarb from The Instructive Picture Book or Lessons from the Vegetable World by Charlotte Mary Yonge

Background imageFruit Collection: Ribes rubrum, Ribes nigrum, 1867

Ribes rubrum, Ribes nigrum, 1867
Illustration of Ribes rubrum and Ribes nigrum, commonly known as redcurrant and blackcurrant, from Gartenflora, volume 16, plate 562, 1867

Background imageFruit Collection: Nephelium lappaceum, 1863

Nephelium lappaceum, 1863
Illustration of Nephelium lappaceum, commonly known as rambutan, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageFruit Collection: Cydonia oblonga, 1820

Cydonia oblonga, 1820
Illustration of Cydonia oblonga, commonly known as quince, from Europas Medicinische Flora by Alois Sterler and Johann Nepomuck Mayerhoffer, 1820

Background imageFruit Collection: Ananas comosus, c. 1850

Ananas comosus, c. 1850
Illustration of Ananas comosus, commonly known as pineapple by P. de Pannemaeker after a drawing by C. T. Rosenberg, Kew Collection c. 1850

Background imageFruit Collection: Diospyros kaki, 1878

Diospyros kaki, 1878
Illustration of Diospyros kaki, commonly known as persimmon or Sharon fruit from Revue Horticole, ser. 4, vol 50, 1878

Background imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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

Background imageFruit Collection: Garcinia mangostana, 1863

Garcinia mangostana, 1863
Illustration of Garcinia mangostana, commonly known as mangosteen, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageFruit Collection: Mangifera indica, 1863

Mangifera indica, 1863
Illustration of Mangifera indica, commonly known as mango, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageFruit Collection: Litchi chinensis, 1816ÔÇô1827

Litchi chinensis, 1816ÔÇô1827
Illustration of Litchi chinensis, commonly known as lychee, litchee or alligator strawberry, from Herbier General de l Amateur, volume 7, by Jean Claude Mien Mordant de Launay, 1816-1827

Background imageFruit Collection: Rubus idaeus, 1817

Rubus idaeus, 1817
Illustration of Rubus idaeus, commonly known as raspberry, from Pomona Britannica by George Brookshaw, 1817

Background imageFruit Collection: Crataegus germanica, 1856

Crataegus germanica, 1856
Illustration of Crataegus germanica, commonly known as medlar, 1856. Artwork from La Belgique Horticole, volume 6, plate 63, page 255

Background imageFruit Collection: Eriobotrya japonica, 1825

Eriobotrya japonica, 1825
Illustration of Eriobotrya japonica, commonly known as loquat. Watercolour on paper by Jean Gabriel Pretre from the Kew Collection, 1825

Background imageFruit Collection: Annona mucosa, 1808-1827

Annona mucosa, 1808-1827
Illustration of Annona mucosa, commonly known as lemon meringue pie fruit, plate 28 from Flore des Antilles by Francois Richard de Tussac, 1808-1827

Background imageFruit Collection: Syzygium cumini, 1863

Syzygium cumini, 1863
Illustration of Syzygium cumini, commonly known as jambolan, Java plum or black plum, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van

Background imageFruit Collection: Ribes uva-crispa, 1817

Ribes uva-crispa, 1817
Illustration of Ribes uva-crispa, commonly known as gooseberry, from Pomona Britannica by George Brookshaw, 1817

Background imageFruit 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 imageFruit Collection: Cullenia species, 1863

Cullenia species, 1863
Illustration of Cullenia species, commonly known as durian from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageFruit Collection: Prunus avium, 1853

Prunus avium, 1853
Illustration of Prunus avium, commonly known as cherry or sweet cherry, from La Belgique Horticole, 1853

Background imageFruit 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 imageFruit Collection: Momordica charantia, 1854

Momordica charantia, 1854
Illustration of Momordica charantia, commonly known as bitter melon, bitter gourd or balsam pear, from Flore des serres et des jardins de l Europe, 1854

Background imageFruit Collection: Blighia sapida, 1821ÔÇô1829

Blighia sapida, 1821ÔÇô1829
Illustration of Blighia sapida, commonly known as akee or ackee from Flore Medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, 1821-1829

Background imageFruit Collection: Musa x paradisiaca, 1863

Musa x paradisiaca, 1863
Illustration of Musa x paradisiaca, commonly as banana or French plantain, from Fleurs, Fruits et Feuillages Choisis de la Flore et de la Pomone de L Ile de Java by Berthe Hoola Van Nooten, 1863

Background imageFruit Collection: Persea americana, 1900

Persea americana, 1900
Illustration of Persea americana, commonly known as avocado, from Revue Horticole, 1900

Background imageFruit Collection: Prunus armeniaca, 1910

Prunus armeniaca, 1910
Illustration of Prunus armeniaca, commonly known as apricot, by J. Guillot from Revue Horticole, 1910

Background imageFruit Collection: Kirkes Scarlet Admirable Apple, 1829

Kirkes Scarlet Admirable Apple, 1829
Hand coloured engraving of a variety of Malus domestica (Kirkes Scarlet Admirable Apple) by E. D. Smith, from Flora and Pomona by Charles McIntosh, 1829

Background imageFruit Collection: Harrisia divaricata, 1821

Harrisia divaricata, 1821
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper, 1821. Artwork from Flore medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, volume 1, plate 66. Current accepted plant name is Harrisia divaricata

Background imageFruit Collection: Hyphaene thebaica, 1823-53

Hyphaene thebaica, 1823-53
Illustration of Hyphaene thebaica, commonly known as doum palm or gingerbread tree from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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 imageFruit Collection: Cherry (Prunus glandulosa Plena, left, Prunus japonica, right)

Cherry (Prunus glandulosa Plena, left, Prunus japonica, right), 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 imageFruit Collection: Apricot (Prunus armeniaca), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Apricot (Prunus armeniaca), 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 imageFruit Collection: Peach (Prunus persica), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Peach (Prunus persica), 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 imageFruit Collection: Flowering almond (Prunus dulcis), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Flowering almond (Prunus dulcis), 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 imageFruit Collection: Citrus (Citrus aurantium), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Citrus (Citrus aurantium), 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 imageFruit Collection: Davidia involucrata, 1912

Davidia involucrata, 1912
Illustration of Davidia involucrata var. Vilmoriniana by Matilda Smith, 1912. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 138, plate 7283




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