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Fruit Collection (#3)

Background imageFruit Collection: Cucumis sativus, cucumber

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

Background imageFruit Collection: Flowers and Fruit of Prunus mume

Flowers and Fruit of Prunus mume from " The Useful Plants of Japan, described and illustrated" published by the Agricultural Society of Japan, 1895

Background imageFruit Collection: Poroporo, Bullibulli Solanum laciniatum

Poroporo, Bullibulli Solanum laciniatum
SOLANACEAE Poroporo, Bullibulli Solanum laciniatum, 2006-1844 NZSI 192

Background imageFruit Collection: Cyphomandra betacea - Tamarillo - Tree Tomato

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

Background imageFruit Collection: Larix decidua, European Larch

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

Background imageFruit Collection: Juglens nigra, Alburyensis

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

Background imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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 imageFruit 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 imageFruit Collection: Painting 104, Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Soursop, Brazil

Painting 104, Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Soursop, Brazil
Painting captioned " Anona muricata, L. is a native, of the West Indies, where, as well as in continetal America and other countries, it is cultivated for its excellent fruit."

Background imageFruit Collection: Pyrus cordata

Pyrus cordata

Background imageFruit Collection: Pyrus pashia

Pyrus pashia
Himalayan pear - China

Background imageFruit Collection: Chamaecyparis nootkatensis Pendula

Chamaecyparis nootkatensis Pendula
weeping nootka cypress

Background imageFruit Collection: Chillies

Chillies
Capsicums, SOLANACEAE

Background imageFruit Collection: Garcinia pedunculata, Roxb

Garcinia pedunculata, Roxb
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imageFruit Collection: Cucumis utilissimus, Roxb

Cucumis utilissimus, Roxb
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imageFruit Collection: Bombax pentandrum, Willd

Bombax pentandrum, Willd
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early nineteenth century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imageFruit Collection: Garcinia mangostana, Willd

Garcinia mangostana, Willd
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh

Background imageFruit Collection: Chaulmoogra odorata, R. (Gynocardia odorata)

Chaulmoogra odorata, R. (Gynocardia odorata)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. This species is native to the Silhet district

Background imageFruit Collection: The Breadfruit, painted at Singapore

The Breadfruit, painted at Singapore
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, ; The Breadfruit, Artocarpus incisa, Linn

Background imageFruit Collection: Punica granatum, pomegranate

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

Background imageFruit Collection: Juglans regia (walnut), 1887

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

Background imageFruit 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

Background imageFruit Collection: Tamarindus indica, 1887

Tamarindus indica, 1887
Tamarindus indica, commonly known as tamarind, Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen, 1887, volume 2, Plate 180

Background imageFruit Collection: Black truffle

Black truffle
Tuber melanosporum as Tuber cibarium. Black truffle, Perigord truffle, French black truffle. Illustration from Coloured figures of English fungi or mushrooms, London, 1797 - 1803 by James Sowerby

Background imageFruit Collection: White truffle

White truffle
Tuber magnatum as Tuber album. White truffle or trifola d Alba. Illustration from Coloured figures of English fungi or mushrooms, London, 1797 - 1803 by James Sowerby. Vol. 3 - 1801 Tab. 310, t. 310

Background imageFruit Collection: Varieties of apples

Varieties of apples from Jean Herman Knoop, Pomologie, ou Description des meilleures sortes de pommes et de poires (1771)

Background imageFruit Collection: C W Anderson with Cannonball tree, Couroupita guianensis photographed at the Botanical Gardens

C W Anderson with Cannonball tree, Couroupita guianensis photographed at the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown
C W Anderson with Cannonball tree, Couroupita guianensis, photographed at the Botanical Gardens, Georgetown, Guyana (then British Guiana), early 20th century

Background imageFruit Collection: Ananus bracteatus

Ananus bracteatus
BROMELIACEAE, Ananus bracteatus

Background imageFruit Collection: Averrhoa carambola

Averrhoa carambola
OXALIDACEAE, Averrhoa carambola, 19828445

Background imageFruit Collection: 711. Berry-bearing Tasmanian Shrubs

711. Berry-bearing Tasmanian Shrubs
In front the foliage and inflorescence of Richea dracophylla, R. Br. which reminds one rather of the Pine Apple than the beautiful genus Epacris, to which, however, it is closely allied

Background imageFruit Collection: 688. Foliage and Flowers of the Clove, Fruit of the Mango, and Hindoo God of Wisdom, 1880

688. Foliage and Flowers of the Clove, Fruit of the Mango, and Hindoo God of Wisdom, 1880
Oil painting by Marianne North, 1880. The cloves of commerce are the unopened flower-buds, and the tree that produces them (Eugenia caryophyllata, Thunb.) is a native of the Moluccas

Background imageFruit Collection: 670. The Talipot Palm in Flower and Fruit, and Wine Palm in flow

670. The Talipot Palm in Flower and Fruit, and Wine Palm in flow
Under 284 will be found an account of the mode of flowering of the Talipot Palm (Corypha Gebanga, Blume); and that of the Wine Palm (Caryota urens, Linn.) is equally curious

Background imageFruit Collection: 637. Plants of Sarawak

637. Plants of Sarawak
On the left the bold, longitudinally-ribbed foliage of a Melastomacea with a vine in fruit, the name of which we have not determined;

Background imageFruit Collection: 634. Foliage, Fruit, and Flowers of a Rose-apple, Java

634. Foliage, Fruit, and Flowers of a Rose-apple, Java
Fruit edible. This is probably a variety of Eugenia aquea, Burm. f

Background imageFruit Collection: 632. Young Leaves and Flowers and Fruit of Cotton tree

632. Young Leaves and Flowers and Fruit of Cotton tree
The seeds of Eriodendron anfractuosum, DC. are densely clothed with silky-white hair (Kapok), which is used to stuff pillows, &c.; in Java the trees themselves are used as telegraph posts

Background imageFruit Collection: 631. Flowers and Fruit of the Jamboa Boll, Java

631. Flowers and Fruit of the Jamboa Boll, Java
The fruit is sweet, like a pear, and is the product of a species of Eugenia of the section Jambosa

Background imageFruit Collection: 617. Foliage and Fruit of the Kenari and Butterfly, Java

617. Foliage and Fruit of the Kenari and Butterfly, Java
The nuts of the Kenari or Java Almonds (Canarium commune, Linn.) are so hard that only the Black Cockatoo can crack them; and this he ingeniously manages, according to Wallace

Background imageFruit Collection: 611. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Vanilla albida

611. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Vanilla albida
Several species of this genus are cultivated for the fruit or seed-vessel, which is used to scent and flavour delicate sweet- meats and beverages

Background imageFruit Collection: 606. View near Garoet, Java, Wild Bananas and Coffee Bushes in F

606. View near Garoet, Java, Wild Bananas and Coffee Bushes in F
For flowers and fruit of Coffee see 153

Background imageFruit Collection: 605. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Sapodilla Plum

605. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Sapodilla Plum
Achras Sapota, L. a native of tropical America, is now cultivated in other parts of the world for its excellent fruit, which tastes like a medlar

Background imageFruit Collection: 597. Foliage and Fruit of the Gourka or Goraka of India

597. Foliage and Fruit of the Gourka or Goraka of India
This tree (Garcinia dulcis, Roxb.), yields an inferior quality of gamboge. The fruit is hidden beneath the dense screen of foliage, and can only be seen by lifting it aside

Background imageFruit Collection: 596. Flowers and Fruit of Barringtonia, Borneo

596. Flowers and Fruit of Barringtonia, Borneo
Barringtonia speciosa, Forst. is a tree of the Myrtle order, common on the sea-shore of the Malayan, Mascarene, and Polynesian Islands

Background imageFruit Collection: 582. Flowers and Fruit of the Doctors Tree, Sarawak, Borneo

582. Flowers and Fruit of the Doctors Tree, Sarawak, Borneo
This climber (Rourea sp.) is a member of the Connaraceae, a small family allied to the Leguminosae

Background imageFruit Collection: 578. Bitter wood in flower and fruit, painted at Sarawak

578. Bitter wood in flower and fruit, painted at Sarawak
This is Quassia amara, L. a tropical American tree, cultivated in various parts of the world for its medicinal properties. " Quassia chips" are the product of this tree

Background imageFruit Collection: 576. Group of Wild Palms, Sarawak, Borneo

576. Group of Wild Palms, Sarawak, Borneo
Areca Catechu, L. (Betel) in flower, Arenga saccharifera, Labill. in fruit. Observe also Taro (Colocasia esculenta)

Background imageFruit Collection: 575. Foliage and Fruit of a Forest Tree of Java

575. Foliage and Fruit of a Forest Tree of Java
Amoora Aphanamixis, Schult. a member of the Meliaceae

Background imageFruit Collection: 549. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Swamp Shrub of Borneo

549. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Swamp Shrub of Borneo
A species of Wormia




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