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Background imageJamaica Collection: 119. Foliage, flowers and fruit of the Nutmeg tree, and Humming

119. Foliage, flowers and fruit of the Nutmeg tree, and Humming
This Humming Bird (Mellisugaminima) is the smallest known. The genus Myristica is rather numerous in species, widely scattered in tropical regions, including America; but the present species

Background imageJamaica Collection: 124. Leonotis nepetaefolia and Doctor Humming Birds, Jamaica

124. Leonotis nepetaefolia and Doctor Humming Birds, Jamaica
The noble herb here represented is a native of South Africa, and now a common " weed " in some tropical countries. Aithurus polytmus is the name of the bird in this and 123

Background imageJamaica Collection: 170. Flowers of Jasmine Mango or Frangipani, Brazil

170. Flowers of Jasmine Mango or Frangipani, Brazil
A species of Plumeria, whose flowers come before the leaves, and when the latter appear a large caterpillar also often comes and eats them all up

Background imageJamaica Collection: 114. Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Pitanga, and Sulphur Butt

114. Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Pitanga, and Sulphur Butt
Pitanga is the name applied to more than one myrtaceous fruit in the West Indies and Brazil; this is apparently a species of Eugenia. The butterfly is Callidyasphilea

Background imageJamaica Collection: 30. The Wild Tamarind of Jamaica with scarlet Pod and Barbet

30. The Wild Tamarind of Jamaica with scarlet Pod and Barbet
This showy Leguminous tree is Cojoba arborea var. arborea (synonym Pithecellobium filicifolium) which ranges through the West Indies and Central America

Background imageJamaica Collection: Painting 132, Valley behind the Artist ss house at Gordontown, Jamaca

Painting 132, Valley behind the Artist ss house at Gordontown, Jamaca
Painting 132, Datura arborea. L. is the plant in the foreground

Background imageJamaica Collection: 149. View over Port Royal, Jamaica, with Bamboos in the foregrou

149. View over Port Royal, Jamaica, with Bamboos in the foregrou

Background imageJamaica Collection: 123. Foliage and Flowers of Alpinia nutans, and a pair of Doctor

123. Foliage and Flowers of Alpinia nutans, and a pair of Doctor
The Alpinia is a native of Tropical Asia

Background imageJamaica Collection: 136. Pancratium caribaeum and a Passion Flower, Jamaica

136. Pancratium caribaeum and a Passion Flower, Jamaica

Background imageJamaica Collection: 179. View in the Fernwalk, Jamaica

179. View in the Fernwalk, Jamaica
This is at an elevation of 5000 feet above the sea, and it is nearly always bathed in a mist

Background imageJamaica Collection: 127. Foliage and Flowers of the Cinnamon Tree

127. Foliage and Flowers of the Cinnamon Tree
This tree (Cinnamomum zeylanicum, B1.), whose fragrant aromatic bark is the cinnamon of commerce, is a native of Ceylon, but it is cultivated and has become wild in Jamaica

Background imageJamaica Collection: 161. View over Kingston and Port Royal from Craigton, Jamaica

161. View over Kingston and Port Royal from Craigton, Jamaica
Star Apple Trees (Chrysophyllum Cainito, L.) intshe foreground, the fruit of which is represented in 107

Background imageJamaica Collection: 177. Coffee Plantation at Clifton Mount, and the Blue Mountains

177. Coffee Plantation at Clifton Mount, and the Blue Mountains
Marianne North painting 177

Background imageJamaica Collection: 132. Valley behind the Artists House at Gordontown, Jamaica

132. Valley behind the Artists House at Gordontown, Jamaica
Datura arborea, L. is the plant in the foreground

Background imageJamaica Collection: 110. Night-Flowering Lily and Ferns, Jamaica

110. Night-Flowering Lily and Ferns, Jamaica
The " Lily" is a species of Crinum, of which there are many in tropical regions, growing chiefly on sandy sea-shores though this inhabits stony hills

Background imageJamaica Collection: 118. Foliage and Flowers of the Mahoe, Jamaica

118. Foliage and Flowers of the Mahoe, Jamaica
The dark-coloured wood of this tree (Paritium elatum, G. Don) is most valuable. If not a variety of P. tiliaceum, Juss. it is very closely allied to it;

Background imageJamaica Collection: 820. Spring Gardens, Jamaica, with its Cocoanut Palms

820. Spring Gardens, Jamaica, with its Cocoanut Palms

Background imageJamaica 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 imageJamaica Collection: 181. View on the Flamsted Road, Jamaica

181. View on the Flamsted Road, Jamaica
Mango tree in flower, Cabbage Palm, Bananas, and Bamboos

Background imageJamaica Collection: 178. Snake Tree and Bamboos, on Spanish River, Jamaica

178. Snake Tree and Bamboos, on Spanish River, Jamaica
The botanical name of the Snake Tree has not been ascertained. It is so called on account of its twining aerial roots

Background imageJamaica 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 imageJamaica 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 imageJamaica Collection: 166. One of the Sources of the Roaring River, Jamaica. 166. One of the Sources of the Roaring

166. One of the Sources of the Roaring River, Jamaica. 166. One of the Sources of the Roaring River, Jamaica
Trees of Grias cauliflora, L. embedded in stalagmites

Background imageJamaica Collection: 164. View over 0chos Rios, Jamaica

164. View over 0chos Rios, Jamaica
The beginning of a river flowing out of the limestone caves, beneath masses of bananas and Colocasia Antiquorum, Schott. and finding its way down through the terraces of Allspice

Background imageJamaica Collection: 158. Flowers of a Shrubby Convolvulus, Jamaica

158. Flowers of a Shrubby Convolvulus, Jamaica

Background imageJamaica Collection: Date Palm and Hut, near Craigton, Jamaica, 1882

Date Palm and Hut, near Craigton, Jamaica, 1882
Marianne North painting no 157. Alpinia nutans, Roscoe, in the foreground.This showy plant is represented natural size in 123

Background imageJamaica 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 imageJamaica 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 imageJamaica 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 imageJamaica Collection: 146. The Garden of Kings House, Spanish Town, Jamaica

146. The Garden of Kings House, Spanish Town, Jamaica
A tree of Spathodea campanulata, Beauv. &c. An inflorescence of the Spathodea, which is a native of west tropical Africa, is represented natural size in 165

Background imageJamaica 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 imageJamaica Collection: 144. Bermuda Mount, Jamaica

144. Bermuda Mount, Jamaica
A Calabash Tree (Crescentia Cujete, L.) covered with Epiphytes, in the foreground, see 111

Background imageJamaica Collection: 133. Distant View of Newcastle, Jamaica

133. Distant View of Newcastle, Jamaica
Native Huts, Date Palms, &c. and a Mango in flower in front, on the left

Background imageJamaica Collection: 131. Tree Fern and Whish-whish in the Punch Bowl Valley, Jamai 131

131. Tree Fern and Whish-whish in the Punch Bowl Valley, Jamai 131. Tree Fern and Whish-whish in the Punch Bowl Valley
The Fern is Cyathea Serra, Willd. and the flower Ipomoea purpurea, Linn

Background imageJamaica Collection: 129. An Old Cotton Tree at the Ford, Morants Bay, Jamaica

129. An Old Cotton Tree at the Ford, Morants Bay, Jamaica
Eriodendron anfractuosum, DC. Consult the description of 176

Background imageJamaica Collection: 126. View from the Artists House in Jamaica, with Double Rainbo

126. View from the Artists House in Jamaica, with Double Rainbo
Rose-Apple, and Bananas in the foreground

Background imageJamaica Collection: 116. The Bog-walk, Jamaica, with Bread Fruit, Banana, Cocoanut

116. The Bog-walk, Jamaica, with Bread Fruit, Banana, Cocoanut

Background imageJamaica Collection: 113. Road near Bath, Jamaica, with Cabbage Palms, Bread Fruit, C

113. Road near Bath, Jamaica, with Cabbage Palms, Bread Fruit, C
Some account of the Cocoa and Bread Fruit trees will be found in the descriptions of 532 and 536 respectively. The palm is probably a species of Euterpe

Background imageJamaica Collection: Wercklea flavovirens

Wercklea flavovirens
MALVACEAE, Wercklea flavovirens

Background imageJamaica Collection: Carica jamaicensis

Carica jamaicensis
CARICACEAE, Carica jamaicensis, 20041713, a yellow flowering plant from Jamaica

Background imageJamaica Collection: 167. View of the Sandy River at Spanish Town, Jamaica

167. View of the Sandy River at Spanish Town, Jamaica




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