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Fruit Collection (#6)

Background imageFruit Collection: 702. Flowers and Fruit of the Palmyra, and the Palm seen through

702. Flowers and Fruit of the Palmyra, and the Palm seen through
It is recorded that the parts of this Palm (Borassus flabelliformis. L.) are applied to such a number of purposes that a poem in the Tamil language although enumerating 801 uses

Background imageFruit Collection: 687. Foliage and Fruit of a small Screw Pine, Java

687. Foliage and Fruit of a small Screw Pine, Java

Background imageFruit Collection: 574. A climber in flower and fruit, Sarawak

574. A climber in flower and fruit, Sarawak
The flowers, although green in colour, are very sweet-scented. It is an Artabotrys (Anonaceae)

Background imageFruit Collection: 550. Durian Fruit from a large tree, Sarawak

550. Durian Fruit from a large tree, Sarawak
The Durian (Durio zibethinus, L.) is regarded as the king of fruits by the Malays, and most persons agree that it has a very delicious flavour; but it likewise has a very unpleasant smell

Background imageFruit Collection: 537. Fruit of Sandoricum and Green Gaper, Borneo

537. Fruit of Sandoricum and Green Gaper, Borneo
This fruit (Sandoricum indicum, Cay.) has an agreeable subacid flavour, and it is eaten in large quantities by the natives. The pulp mixed with rice and fermented furnishes an intoxicating drink

Background imageFruit Collection: 531. Flowers of Tacca and bristly Fruit of the Rambutan

531. Flowers of Tacca and bristly Fruit of the Rambutan
The long thread-like organs of Tacca cristata, Jack, are bracts which proceed from below the flowers. A favourite fruit in the Malay Archipelago is the Rambutan or Rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum)

Background imageFruit Collection: 485. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a common tree of the sea-sho

485. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a common tree of the sea-sho
A view from the rocks, with Ile Aride and a part of Curieuse in the distance. This tree (Cordia subcordata, Lam.) is common on the tropical shores of the Old World and throughout Polynesia

Background imageFruit Collection: 477. Female Coco de Mer bearing Fruit covered with small Green L

477. Female Coco de Mer bearing Fruit covered with small Green L
Study of perfect and imperfect nuts much reduced from the natural size

Background imageFruit Collection: 225. Flowers and Young Fruit of the Chinese Banana

225. Flowers and Young Fruit of the Chinese Banana
Musa chinensis, Sweet, differs little from the common Banana except in stature. See the description of 816

Background imageFruit Collection: 64. Foliage and fruit of mammae apple, or South American Apricot, 1880

64. Foliage and fruit of mammae apple, or South American Apricot, 1880
A tropical American tree (Mammea americana, L.) of the Guttiferae, cultivated for its fruit, the outer rind of which is bitter; but the flesh is sweet and aromatic, and is made into preserves

Background imageFruit Collection: 62. Foliage, Flowers, and fruit of False Tomato, painted in Braz

62. Foliage, Flowers, and fruit of False Tomato, painted in Braz
This plant, Cyphomnandra betacea, Sendt. (syn. Solanum betaceum, Cav.), is a native of Western and Central America, and is cultivated in some countries for its fruit

Background imageFruit Collection: 003901PL081107072

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Background imageFruit Collection: 003901PL081107062

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Background imageFruit Collection: 003901PL081107057

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Background imageFruit Collection: 003901PL081107047

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Background imageFruit Collection: 003901PL081107045

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Background imageFruit Collection: Allocasuarina tesselata

Allocasuarina tesselata
she oak, cone-like compound fruit - Australia

Background imageFruit Collection: Broussonetia papyrifera

Broussonetia papyrifera
paper mulberry

Background imageFruit Collection: Calocedrus decurrens

Calocedrus decurrens
incense cedar

Background imageFruit Collection: Ehretia dicksonii

Ehretia dicksonii




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