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Fruit Collection (#4)

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

Background imageFruit Collection: 546. Old Boat-house and Riverside Vegetation, Sarawak

546. Old Boat-house and Riverside Vegetation, Sarawak
Trunk of Cocoanut Palm, Areca and Sago Palms, both in fruit, Nipa, &c

Background imageFruit Collection: 544. Flowers and Fruit of the Carambola and Butterflies, Singapo

544. Flowers and Fruit of the Carambola and Butterflies, Singapo
The Carambola (Averrhoa Carambola, L.) is a small evergreen tree, and, like its only congener, the Bilimbi (152), a native of some parts of tropical Asia; it is often cultivated for its fruit

Background imageFruit Collection: 536. Flowers and Fruit of the Cocoa Tree, painted at Singapore

536. Flowers and Fruit of the Cocoa Tree, painted at Singapore
The Cocoa (Theobroma Cacao, Linn.) is a small tree, usually under twenty feet high, producing its flowers and fruit on the main stem and older branches

Background imageFruit Collection: 533. Flowers and Fruit of the Cananga, Singapore

533. Flowers and Fruit of the Cananga, Singapore
The highly-scented petals of Cananga odorata, Hook. f. et Thoms. are much loved by the native ladies of the Malay Islands

Background imageFruit Collection: 517. Study of Olives, painted in Italy

517. Study of Olives, painted in Italy
The Olive (Olea europaea, L.), is a tree of very slow growth, and is usually small; but it attains a great age, and some of the very old trees have trunks of enormous girth

Background imageFruit Collection: 502. Flowers of the Pomegranate, painted in Teneriffe

502. Flowers of the Pomegranate, painted in Teneriffe
The Pomegranate (Punica Granatum, L.) is believed to be a native of North-Western India; but, as in the case of most plants that have been cultivated from remote times

Background imageFruit Collection: 501. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Capucin Tree of the Seyc

501. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Capucin Tree of the Seyc
For many years the seeds of the Capucin lay in our Museums; and, although it was evident that they belonged to some member of the Sapotacae

Background imageFruit Collection: 490. Fruit grown in the Seychelles

490. Fruit grown in the Seychelles
An attractive and delicious fruit is the Framboisier (Rubus rosaefolius, Sm.) in the boat of Banana leaf, with foliage and flowers by the side

Background imageFruit Collection: 449. South African Flowers in a wooden Kaffir Bowl

449. South African Flowers in a wooden Kaffir Bowl
Above, on the right, white flowers and prickly fruit of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, -Ait. then the red flowers and fruits of " Anteliza" (Antholyza aethiopica, Linn.), and the fleshcoloured

Background imageFruit Collection: 426. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the South African Silver Tre

426. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the South African Silver Tre
On the right below is a head of female flowers, and above on the left a ripe cone, from which the dry plumed perianths are wafting away the seeds

Background imageFruit Collection: 420. A South African Water-Plant in Flower and Fruit

420. A South African Water-Plant in Flower and Fruit
The " Water Uyentjes" (Aponogeton distachyum, Thunb.) is eaten as a salad at the Cape of Good Hope. As happens with many other water plants

Background imageFruit Collection: 384. Kaffir Plumtrees overhanging St. Johns River, Kaffrar

384. Kaffir Plumtrees overhanging St. Johns River, Kaffrar
Observe the cord-like climbers attached to the trees, and the tufts of Agapanthus umbellatus on the bank. For flowers and fruit of this tree see 382

Background imageFruit Collection: 382. The Kaffir Plum, painted in the Perie Bush, South Africa

382. The Kaffir Plum, painted in the Perie Bush, South Africa
Flowers and fruit of the tree (Harpephyllum caffrum, Bernh.) represented in 384. Panel 115

Background imageFruit Collection: 378. Amatungula in Flower and Fruit and Blue Ipomoea, South Afri

378. Amatungula in Flower and Fruit and Blue Ipomoea, South Afri
Painted at the mouth of the Kowie River. Trees of the Amatungula (Carissca grandiftora) are shown in 363. The Ipomoea is I

Background imageFruit Collection: 348. Fruit de Cythere and Sugar Birds and Nest, Seychelles

348. Fruit de Cythere and Sugar Birds and Nest, Seychelles
The Fruit de Cythere (Spondias dulcis, Forst.) is an introduced and cultivated plant in the Seychelles and Mauritius. Some part of western Polynesia, where it is now widely spread

Background imageFruit Collection: 314. Foliage and Fruit of two Indian Trees

314. Foliage and Fruit of two Indian Trees
They are Acacia Catechu, Willd. having spikes of small yellow flowers, and Terminalia citrina, Roxb. The former is a sacred tree, and yields a very astringent substance by decoction

Background imageFruit Collection: 313. Foliage and Fruit of the Mahwa

313. Foliage and Fruit of the Mahwa
Bassia latifolia, Roxb. is a timber tree, interesting also on account of its being one of the few plants whose flowers are eaten by the human race

Background imageFruit Collection: 306. Foliage and Fruit of Fig Tree held Sacred by the Hindoos

306. Foliage and Fruit of Fig Tree held Sacred by the Hindoos
It is apparently Ficus glomerata, Roxb

Background imageFruit Collection: 302. Foliage and Fruit of Emblica officinalis

302. Foliage and Fruit of Emblica officinalis
A Euphor- biaceous tree, whose seeds are used medicinally. The fruit is sometimes preserved in vinegar or sugar

Background imageFruit Collection: 301. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Tree sacred to Krishna

301. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Tree sacred to Krishna
This is Mimusops Elengi, Linn. an odoriferous water is distilled from the flowers; the fruit is edible; and the astringent bark is used medicinally

Background imageFruit Collection: 299. The Bael Fruit

299. The Bael Fruit
Aegle Marmelos, Corr. is a member of the same family as the orange. Its leaves, which are divided into three separate leaflets, are sacred to the Hindoo

Background imageFruit Collection: 293. Foliage and Fruit of the Banyan

293. Foliage and Fruit of the Banyan
Ficus bengaiensis, L. is commonly planted for shade, and often covers immense areas, supported by a perfect labyrinth of subsidiary stems

Background imageFruit Collection: 286. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Millingtonia hortensis

286. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Millingtonia hortensis
This tree is a native of the Malay Peninsula, cultivated in South India for its ornamental character. Bark used for the same purposes as cork

Background imageFruit Collection: 275. Custard Apple, Native Gooseberry of Sarawak, and Leaf Lo 275

275. Custard Apple, Native Gooseberry of Sarawak, and Leaf Lo 275. Custard Apple, Native Gooseberry of Sarawak
Anona squamosa, L. is a tropical American fruit, commonly cultivated in the tropics. In the West Indies the fruit of A. reticulata is called Custard Apple

Background imageFruit Collection: 257. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Forest Tree of India

257. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Forest Tree of India
A tree of the same in the distance. This (Lagerstroemnia Flos-reginae, Retz.) is one of the showiest of Indian forest trees when in blossom

Background imageFruit Collection: 254. Foliage and Fruit of the Cherimoyer

254. Foliage and Fruit of the Cherimoyer
Anona Cherimnolia, Mill. is a delicious fruit of Peru. Several other species of the same genus yield excellent fruits, as A. reticulata, L. See 275

Background imageFruit Collection: 176. Great Cotton Tree, Jamaica

176. Great Cotton Tree, Jamaica
Before the discovery of the Californian Big Tree and the larger Gum Trees of Australia, this (Eriodendron anfractuosum, DC.) -was one of the tallest trees known

Background imageFruit Collection: 172. View from Spring Gardens, Buffs Bay, Jamaica

172. View from Spring Gardens, Buffs Bay, Jamaica
Cocoanut Palms, Bread Fruit Trees, and Trumpet Tree in the foreground

Background imageFruit Collection: 168. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Lignum Vitae, Jamaica

168. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Lignum Vitae, Jamaica
Lignum Vitae (Guaiacum officinale, L.) is an exceedingly hard wood, used for making pulley blocks, rulers, pestles, &c.; and the resin called gum guaiacum is an exudation from the stem

Background imageFruit Collection: 162. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a variety of Guava

162. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a variety of Guava

Background imageFruit Collection: 160. Foliage and Fruit of Arnatto and Foliage and J lowers of

160. Foliage and Fruit of Arnatto and Foliage and J lowers of
These are both dye plants indigenous in tropical America. Arnatto, Bixa Orellana, Linn. is used for dyeing silks an orange-yellow and colouring cheese

Background imageFruit Collection: 155. Foliage and Fruit of the Loquat, or Japanese Medlar, Bra

155. Foliage and Fruit of the Loquat, or Japanese Medlar, Bra
Eriobotrya japonica, Lindl. is a native of Japan, cultivated in Brazil and elsewhere. The flowers are represented in 128

Background imageFruit Collection: 153. Foliage, flowers, and fruit of the Coffee, Jamaica

153. Foliage, flowers, and fruit of the Coffee, Jamaica
This is a small tree or shrub, native of the mountains of eastern tropical Africa, now cultivated and naturalised in the lower mountainous regions of many other tropical countries

Background imageFruit Collection: 152. The Bilimbi or Blimbing, Jamaica

152. The Bilimbi or Blimbing, Jamaica
Averrhoa Bilimbi, L. is a small tree, native of the Malayan Islands, cultivated for its fruit, which makes good tarts; a cooling drink is also prepared from it

Background imageFruit Collection: 148. Valley of Bamboos, near Bath, Jamaica

148. Valley of Bamboos, near Bath, Jamaica
The arboreous grasses called Bamboos form a very prominent feature in the vegetation of most tropical countries, and more especially of tropical Asia, where the true Bamboos (i.e)

Background imageFruit Collection: 147. Cultivated Flowers; painted in Jamaica

147. Cultivated Flowers; painted in Jamaica
Below on the left is a white-flowered Gardenia, and the showy scarlet Passiflora quadriglandulos, Rodsch. (syn. Tacsaonia sanquinea, DC.); above, Datura sanguinea, L. and Broughtonia sasnguinea, R

Background imageFruit Collection: 145. Study of Banana and Trumpet Tree, Jamaica

145. Study of Banana and Trumpet Tree, Jamaica
Consult the descriptions of 120 and 823

Background imageFruit Collection: 120. Bananas and Orange Trees, a Palm and a Bush of Noche Buena

120. Bananas and Orange Trees, a Palm and a Bush of Noche Buena
As mentioned under 816 the Banana is one of the most striking types of tropical vegetation; and it is also one of the most important

Background imageFruit Collection: 112. Foliage, flowers, and fruit of the Granadilla, Jamaica

112. Foliage, flowers, and fruit of the Granadilla, Jamaica
The fruit of several species and varieties of Passion Flower is edible; this is Passiflora macrocarpa, Mast. Seeds and pulp-in fact all the inside is eaten

Background imageFruit Collection: 111. Jamaica Orchids growing on a branch of the Calabash tree

111. Jamaica Orchids growing on a branch of the Calabash tree
The most interesting of these orchids is the one hanging from the top, Dendrophylax funalis, Benth. (syn. Aeranthes funalis, Rchb. f)

Background imageFruit Collection: 107. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed Vessels of Cotton, and Fruit of

107. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed Vessels of Cotton, and Fruit of
Cotton was cultivated and cotton fabrics were made as far back as records go in the Old World; and when America was discovered cotton was in general use there

Background imageFruit Collection: 105. Buriti Palms with old Araucaria trees on the distant

105. Buriti Palms with old Araucaria trees on the distant
The Buriti (Mauritia uinifera, Mart.) is one of the most gigantic of palms, and its rich, red and yellow fruit, " like quilted cannon balls

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

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

Background imageFruit Collection: 103. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Poma de Lupa, . Brazil

103. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Poma de Lupa, . Brazil
A species of Solanum, which genus numbers at least 700 species, 160 of them inhabiting Brazil

Background imageFruit Collection: 91. Papaw Trees at Gongo, Brazil

91. Papaw Trees at Gongo, Brazil
The Papaw (carica Papaya, L.) is a tropical American tree now commonly cultivated in warm countries. Its stem is usually unbranched and grows about twenty feet high, bearing a crown of foliage

Background imageFruit Collection: 89. Peaches and Humming Birds, Brazil

89. Peaches and Humming Birds, Brazil
The peach is an introduced fruit in Brazil. It is here represented growing against a mat fence instead of a wall. Petasophora serrirostris is the name of the Humming Bird

Background imageFruit Collection: 54. Cabazina Pears, Brazil

54. Cabazina Pears, Brazil
One of the many varieties of Psidium Guayava, Raddi (syn. P.pyriforme, Linn.); a some-what bitter fruit having a peach-like skin




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