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Background imageLandscape Collection: 547. View of the River from the Rajahs Garden, Sarawak

547. View of the River from the Rajahs Garden, Sarawak
Crinum august, Roxb. Costus speciosus, Sm. Bamboos (Dendrocalamus), Durian, Mango trees, &c. in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 474. Coco de Mer Gorge in Praslin, with distant view of Mahe Sil

474. Coco de Mer Gorge in Praslin, with distant view of Mahe Sil
The Coco de Mer or Double Cocoanut (Lodoicea sechellarum, Labill.) is peculiar to the Seychelles, and only abundant in Praslin; but long previous to the discovery of the group, in 1743

Background imageLandscape Collection: 444. View of Cadles Hotel and the Kloof beyond, near Grahamstow

444. View of Cadles Hotel and the Kloof beyond, near Grahamstow

Background imageLandscape Collection: 342. Looking down the Bazaar and Lake of Nynee Tal, Kumaon, Nort

342. Looking down the Bazaar and Lake of Nynee Tal, Kumaon, Nort

Background imageLandscape Collection: 323. Mosque of Lahore from the Palace

323. Mosque of Lahore from the Palace

Background imageLandscape Collection: 283. Dibee Dhoora Dee, with its Well and Deodar trees, Kumaon, I

283. Dibee Dhoora Dee, with its Well and Deodar trees, Kumaon, I
A place of pilgrimage. Consult 297 and its description for particulars of the Deodar

Background imageLandscape Collection: 268. Temple in a Dell, Binsur, Kumaon, India

268. Temple in a Dell, Binsur, Kumaon, India

Background imageLandscape Collection: 256. Foliage and Flowers of the Suriya or Portia; the Pagodas of

256. Foliage and Flowers of the Suriya or Portia; the Pagodas of
The Portia (Thespesia populnea, Corr.) is a fast-growing tree, commonly planted for shade in Southern India. When the flowers first open they are yellow, changing to red as they get older

Background imageLandscape Collection: 227. View from the top of the Waterfall at Ramboddy, Ceylon

227. View from the top of the Waterfall at Ramboddy, Ceylon
Datura arborea, Bananas and Ironwood tree (Mesua ferrea, L.) in the foreground, and Rice and Tea Plantations in the distance

Background imageLandscape Collection: 226. View of the Himalaya Mountains from Mussooree

226. View of the Himalaya Mountains from Mussooree
Roses and Rhododendrons in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 97. Foliage and Flowers of a Coral tree and double-crested Hummi

97. Foliage and Flowers of a Coral tree and double-crested Hummi
The Chorisia is probably C. speciosa, St. Hil. and the birds Trochilus cornutus

Background imageLandscape Collection: 85. Side Avenue of Royal Palms at Botafoga, Brazil

85. Side Avenue of Royal Palms at Botafoga, Brazil
See the remarks under 63

Background imageLandscape Collection: 73. Yellow Bignonia and Swallow-tail Butterflies with a view of

73. Yellow Bignonia and Swallow-tail Butterflies with a view of
Bignonia aequinoctialis, Linn. and Papilio thoas

Background imageLandscape Collection: 34. View in Mr. Morits Garden at Petropolis, Brazil

34. View in Mr. Morits Garden at Petropolis, Brazil

Background imageLandscape Collection: 86. Lagoa de Freitas, near Rio, Brazil

86. Lagoa de Freitas, near Rio, Brazil
Cypress and Frangipani (Plumeria sp.) trees in the foreground

Background imageLandscape Collection: 218. Clump of Bamboo in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, C

218. Clump of Bamboo in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, C
It was planted about 1852, and is now probably sixty feet high. This is Dendrocalamus giganteus, Munro

Background imageLandscape Collection: 23. A Chilian Cactus in flower and its Leafless Parasite in fruit

23. A Chilian Cactus in flower and its Leafless Parasite in fruit
Referring to the various Chilian landscapes, we see that columnar cacti are a conspicuous feature. This, the-commonest species, is Cereus Quisco, Gay, which grows to a height of 1.5 to 20 feet

Background imageLandscape Collection: Seasons - Spring Palm House, 2017

Seasons - Spring Palm House, 2017
View of the Cherry Walk, leading to the Palm House at RBG Kew on a spring day, 2017

Background imageLandscape Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1854

Carnegiea gigantea, 1854
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, 1854. Artwork from Personal narrative of explorations and incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua by J.R

Background imageLandscape Collection: Consolea moniliformis, 1821

Consolea moniliformis, 1821
Illustration of Consolea moniliformis, 1821. Artwork from Flore medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, volume 1, plate 68

Background imageLandscape Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1878

Carnegiea gigantea, 1878
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, from Reports upon the Botanical Collections Made in Portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona

Background imageLandscape Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865

Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, from Flore des Serres by Louis Van Houtte, vol 15, 1862-1865

Background imageLandscape Collection: A cinchona forest in Latin America, 1880

A cinchona forest in Latin America, 1880
A cinchona forest in Latin America, from Illustrated Travels: A Record of Discovery, Geography, and Adventure, edited by H.W. Bates, 1880

Background imageLandscape Collection: American Bog Plants

American Bog Plants. Fetid pothos. Sarracenia flava, Dionaea muscipula. I Fetid pothos. II Pitcher plant. III Venuss fly trap

Background imageLandscape Collection: 814. View in the Garden of Acclimatisation, Teneriffe

814. View in the Garden of Acclimatisation, Teneriffe
The plant with yellow flowers in the left corner is a species of Sonchus, behind which rise the crimson spikes of an Aloe; and at the back is a fine American Wigandia

Background imageLandscape Collection: 813. Plants of the Sandy-shore at Port Alfred, South Africa

813. Plants of the Sandy-shore at Port Alfred, South Africa
The shrub with shining leaves and white flowers is Scaeuola Koenigii (see 469); the hoary plant with yellow flowers, Microstephium niveum, Less. with Statice scabra, Thunb

Background imageLandscape Collection: 801. Another view at Pushkar

801. Another view at Pushkar

Background imageLandscape Collection: 788. Fig-tree Village, and its Big Godfather, Illawarra

788. Fig-tree Village, and its Big Godfather, Illawarra

Background imageLandscape Collection: 787. A Bush Fire at Sunset, Queensland

787. A Bush Fire at Sunset, Queensland
Vast areas of country are devastated by periodical fires

Background imageLandscape Collection: 786. Gum Trees and Tree Ferns, Victoria

786. Gum Trees and Tree Ferns, Victoria
This Gum is the Eucalyptus amygdalina, Labill. one of the loftiest of the numerous kinds of Gum trees. See 777

Background imageLandscape Collection: 777. Trees near Fernshaw, Victoria

777. Trees near Fernshaw, Victoria
The tall trees are Eucalyptus amygdalina, Labill. most of them more than 300 feet high. Several trees of this species that have been measured were more than 400 feet high;

Background imageLandscape Collection: 764. Study of the West Australian Flame-tree or Fire-tree

764. Study of the West Australian Flame-tree or Fire-tree
It is here associated with various species of Banksia and Hakea, and Grass Trees (Xanthorrhoea) on the right, looking over the SwanRiver valley towards the sea. Nuytsia floribunda, R. Br

Background imageLandscape Collection: 743. Brisbane Botanic Gardens

743. Brisbane Botanic Gardens
Palms in the foreground and avenue of Araucarias behind. The two tall palms are a species of Ptychosperma;.the dwarf one behind, Areca Northiana, Hill; with Kentia minor, F. Muell. on the right

Background imageLandscape Collection: 738. View in the Brisbane Botanic Garden

738. View in the Brisbane Botanic Garden
A Moreton Bay Pine (Araucaria Cunninghami, .Ait.) in the foreground and an American Tacsonia in front

Background imageLandscape Collection: 565. Palawan Trees, Sarawak, Borneo

565. Palawan Trees, Sarawak, Borneo
This tree ( Tristania Whiteana, Griff.) is easily recognised in the landscape, as i sheds its bark like an Arbutus, leaving the trunk a deep red

Background imageLandscape Collection: 367. A. Giant Kniphofia near Grahamstown

367. A. Giant Kniphofia near Grahamstown
Kniphofia is a genus of the Liliaceae numbering about twenty known species, which inhabit Eastern Africa, from Abyssinia to the Cape, and Madagascar. The species here represented (K)

Background imageLandscape Collection: 344. View in Singapore, with Nyum-Nyumn tree

344. View in Singapore, with Nyum-Nyumn tree
Cynometra cauliflora, L. is one of the few arboreous Leguminosae having a fleshy edible seed-vessel. Observe the flowers and fruit are borne on the trunk. See the young, tender foliage in 548

Background imageLandscape Collection: 35. View of the Jesuit College of Caracas, Minas Geraes, Brazil

35. View of the Jesuit College of Caracas, Minas Geraes, Brazil
Coral Trees (Erythrina sp.) in flower in the foreground. The College is at an elevation of about 3000 feet above the sea level

Background imageLandscape Collection: 26. The Blue Puya and Cactus at home in the Cordilleras, near Apnear Apogquindo

26. The Blue Puya and Cactus at home in the Cordilleras, near Apnear Apogquindo
The grand Puya, depicted above life-size, is here seen associated with Cereus Quisco, Gay (see 23), in its home on the steep, stony slopes of the Cordilleras, where there is little other vegetation

Background imageLandscape Collection: 191 Autumn tints in the White Mountains, New Hampshier, United States

191 Autumn tints in the White Mountains, New Hampshier, United States
The leaf-shedding trees of North AMerica assume more brilliant colours in autumn than the tree of Europe. This is jnot altogether due to climate

Background imageLandscape Collection: The Lake

The Lake
The Sackler Crossing at Kew

Background imageLandscape Collection: swan and cygnets on the lake

swan and cygnets on the lake

Background imageLandscape Collection: The Order Beds

The Order Beds

Background imageLandscape Collection: a misty autumn day

a misty autumn day

Background imageLandscape Collection: view over the lake in

view over the lake in autumn

Background imageLandscape Collection: The Lake

The Lake
view over the lake in autumn

Background imageLandscape Collection: The Bottle Tree of Queensland

The Bottle Tree of Queensland
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, 1892, The Bottle Tree of Queensland.- Beyond, a grass fire through which the artist and her companions had to gallop




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