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Background imageGreen Collection: 182. Study of the Plant of Life. 182. Study of the Plant of Life

182. Study of the Plant of Life. 182. Study of the Plant of Life
This is Bryophyllum calycinum, Salisb. with Ipomoea purpurea, L. and Thunbergia alata, Boj. plants naturalised in Jamaica

Background imageGreen Collection: 165. Cultivated and Wild Flowers, Jamaica

165. Cultivated and Wild Flowers, Jamaica
Large inflorescence of Spathodea campanulata, Beauv. a West African Bignoniacea, with flowers of Cordia spp. a Rubiacea, and of the blue Clitorica ternatea, L

Background imageGreen 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 imageGreen Collection: 142. Ground Orchid, Carqueja and Giant Snail, Brazil

142. Ground Orchid, Carqueja and Giant Snail, Brazil
Epistephium sclerophyllum, Lindl. Baccharis trimera, DC. and a Bulimus. The Carqueja, or Carqueja amargosa, is a curious member of the Compositae having wing like expansions on the stem in lieu of

Background imageGreen 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 imageGreen Collection: 78. Brazilian Orchids

78. Brazilian Orchids
A species of Zygopetalum ( Z. brachypetalum, Lindl.), with the orange-scarlet Comparettia coccinea, Lindl. in front

Background imageGreen Collection: 51. Foliage and Flowers of a Madagascar Plant

51. Foliage and Flowers of a Madagascar Plant
This is Amomum magnificum, Benth, (syn. A1ipinia magnifier, Roscoe). For a long time it was supposed to be a native of Mauritius, where, however, it is only naturalised

Background imageGreen Collection: 38. A Tropical American Water Plant

38. A Tropical American Water Plant
Eichornia azurea, Kunthi. This was found growing in the Lake of Lagoa Santa, Brazil, where it was planted by Dr. Lunid, a Danish Naturalist

Background imageGreen Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1797-1814

Vanilla planifolia, 1797-1814
Illustration by Henry Charles Andrews (fl.1790s-1830) from Botanists Repository for New and Rare Plants, volume 8, plate 538, 1797-1814

Background imageGreen Collection: Trees and Shrubs, Trees in the landscape, 040723 Abies koreana 006

Trees and Shrubs, Trees in the landscape, 040723 Abies koreana 006
040723 Abies koreana 006

Background imageGreen Collection: Liquidambar styraciflua

Liquidambar styraciflua
sweet gum tree

Background imageGreen Collection: Ilex aquifolium silver queen

Ilex aquifolium silver queen
variegated holly

Background imageGreen Collection: Acer cappadocicum

Acer cappadocicum subspecies sinicum

Background imageGreen Collection: blue and red petals

blue and red petals
flowers in Colour spectrum display

Background imageGreen Collection: Show display in Princess of Waes Conservatory

Show display in Princess of Waes Conservatory
Bromiliads

Background imageGreen Collection: Strongylodon macrobotrys

Strongylodon macrobotrys
claw shaped flowers of the jade vine

Background imageGreen Collection: Iris leaves

Iris leaves

Background imageGreen Collection: Callistemon comboynensis

Callistemon comboynensis
cliff bottlebrush

Background imageGreen Collection: orange alpine flower from collection

orange alpine flower from collection
Fritillaria eduardii

Background imageGreen Collection: Stokesia laevis Blue Star

Stokesia laevis Blue Star
green purple flowers in colour spectrum display

Background imageGreen Collection: Albuca viridiflora, Jacq. ( Grass-green Albuca )

Albuca viridiflora, Jacq. ( Grass-green Albuca )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1656, 1st June 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageGreen Collection: Carnegiea gigantea

Carnegiea gigantea. Family: Cactaceae

Background imageGreen Collection: Alocasia brisbanensis

Alocasia brisbanensis, detail of leaf. Family: Araceae

Background imageGreen Collection: Galanthus Ophelia

Galanthus Ophelia, snowdrop. Family: Amaryllidaceae

Background imageGreen Collection: Lactuca sativa, lettuce, 1791

Lactuca sativa, lettuce, 1791
Lactuca sativa, lettuce, from Joseph Jacob Plenck, Icones Plantarum Medicinal, Vol. 4, 1791, Tab 594, t. 594

Background imageGreen Collection: Spinacia oleracea, spinach

Spinacia oleracea, spinach
Spinacia oleracea. Spinach. Amaranthaceae family. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab. 198 T.198

Background imageGreen Collection: Polystachya foliosa

Polystachya foliosa orchid. ORCHIDACEAE

Background imageGreen Collection: Nymphaea Piyatarp

Nymphaea Piyatarp
2008-933, NYMPHAEACEAE, Nymphaea " Piyatarp"

Background imageGreen 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 imageGreen Collection: 362. White and Yellow Everlastings (with varieties of Mantis to

362. White and Yellow Everlastings (with varieties of Mantis to
On the right the yellow-flowered Senecio mcacroglossus, DC. a climber with ivy-like leaves; the clustered wholly yellow Helichirysum appendiculatum, Less

Background imageGreen Collection: 96. Orchid and Humming Birds, Brazil

96. Orchid and Humming Birds, Brazil
One of the numerous forms of the genus Cattleya-C. bicolor, Lindl. and a species of Chlorostilbon

Background imageGreen Collection: 90. Glimpse of Mr. Weilhorns House at Petropolis, Brazil

90. Glimpse of Mr. Weilhorns House at Petropolis, Brazil
The late owner of this house was a friend of Humboldt

Background imageGreen Collection: Green peapods

Green peapods

Background imageGreen Collection: Woodland path

Woodland path in the summer sunshine

Background imageGreen Collection: Ferns

Ferns
WOODSIACEAE, Matteuccia, struthiopteris, 19764110, Northern Hemisphere

Background imageGreen Collection: PINACEAE. Abies

PINACEAE. Abies
PINACEAE.Abies, pinsapo

Background imageGreen Collection: tropical planting

tropical planting
Tropical border of the Princess of Wales Conservatory

Background imageGreen Collection: Molucella laevis

Molucella laevis
colour spectrum display

Background imageGreen Collection: Fritillara

Fritillara
Snakes head fritillary

Background imageGreen Collection: Calla lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica

Calla lily, Zantedeschia aethiopica
Tropical border of the Princess of Wales Conservatory

Background imageGreen Collection: Galanthus

Galanthus
snowdrops in the rain




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