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Background imageLeaf Collection: Coffea arabica, 1789

Coffea arabica, 1789
Coffea arabica, commonly known as coffee by Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob Plenck, 1789, volume 2, 1789, plate 130

Background imageLeaf Collection: Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed

Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed
Tab.6503. - Fallopia japonica as Polygonum cuspidatum the original illustration is by Anne Barnard, watercolour on paper, 1880; The plate, 6503, was published in Curtiss Botanical Magazine

Background imageLeaf Collection: Cinera cum flore, 1613

Cinera cum flore, 1613
Illustration of Cinera cum flore, Cynara species, from Hortus Eystettensis, by Basilius Besler, 1613, volume 2

Background imageLeaf Collection: Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, India, 1861

Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, India, 1861
Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, photographed on arrival in Ootacamund, southern India, 9 April 1861. Collected by Richard Spruce in Ecuador, the plants were received by WIlliam McIvor

Background imageLeaf Collection: The Lily Leaf from Victoria Regia by John Fiske Allen

The Lily Leaf from Victoria Regia by John Fiske Allen
The Lily Leaf Victoria Regia. Underside of leaf showing radiating cantilevers. From " Victoria Regia, or The Great Water Lily of America" by John Fisk Allen, 1854

Background imageLeaf Collection: Zingiber officinale, 1887

Zingiber officinale, 1887
Zingiber officinale, commonly known as ginger, from Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 202

Background imageLeaf Collection: Victoria amazonica

Victoria amazonica
Detail of Victoria amazonica leaves, RBG Kew. This plant is the largest of the Nymphaeaceae family of water lilies

Background imageLeaf Collection: Zea mays, corn

Zea mays, corn (maize). Kohler, Kohlers Medicinal Plants, 1887, Plate 282

Background imageLeaf Collection: Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed

Fallopia japonica - Japanese Knotweed
Tab.6503. - Fallopia japonica as Polygonum cuspidatum the original illustration is by Anne Barnard, watercolour on paper, 1880; The plate, 6503, was published in Curtiss Botanical Magazine

Background imageLeaf Collection: Poppy (Papaver), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Poppy (Papaver), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageLeaf Collection: Artocarpus altilis

Artocarpus altilis
Watercolour of Artocarpus altilis (breadfruit) collection of Miss Janet Hutton, 1894. Includes cross section of the plants fruit

Background imageLeaf Collection: Reynoutria japonica, 1880

Reynoutria japonica, 1880
Illustration of Reynoutria japonica, commonly known as Japanese knotweed. Hand-coloured lithograph on paper after the original drawing by Anne Barnard, 1880

Background imageLeaf Collection: Citrus hystrix, Kaffir lime

Citrus hystrix, Kaffir lime
Citrus hystrix (syn. Citrus torosa blanco). Francisco Manuel Blanco, Flora De Filipinas, 1877-1883, Barcelona. Citrus hystrix DC. Kaffir lime, (makrut lime)

Background imageLeaf Collection: Solanum melongena, aubergine

Solanum melongena, aubergine
Solanum melungena (Solanum melongena), aubergine (eggplant). REGNAULT Nicolas Francois (1746-c.1810) and Genevive de Nangis REGNAULT (b.1746)

Background imageLeaf Collection: Solanum tuberosum, potato

Solanum tuberosum, potato. REGNAULT Nicolas Francois (1746-c.1810) and Genevive de Nangis REGNAULT (b.1746). La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde

Background imageLeaf Collection: Elettaria cardamomum, 1887

Elettaria cardamomum, 1887
Illustration of Elettaria cardamomum, commonly known as cardamom, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, 1887, volume 1, plate 74

Background imageLeaf Collection: Ficus carica

Ficus carica or commonly known as common fig. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab 181 T. 181

Background imageLeaf Collection: Benary - Mendelss peas - Tab XXIII - t. 23

Benary - Mendelss peas - Tab XXIII - t. 23
Benary - Mendelss peas - Tab XXIII - t.23

Background imageLeaf Collection: Study of Coco de Mer - Lodicea sechellarum

Study of Coco de Mer - Lodicea sechellarum
Illustration of the germinating nut, a snake twined around one of the trees and also a drawing of the cross section of the nut

Background imageLeaf Collection: Quercus obtusiloba, 1795-1800

Quercus obtusiloba, 1795-1800
Page from a volume of notes, drawings, plant specimens and proof prints prepared for the publication Amérique ou Descriptions et figures de toutes les espèces et variétés de chênes de l'Amérique

Background imageLeaf Collection: Corylus avellana, hazel

Corylus avellana, hazel
Corylus avellana. Common hazel. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 2, 1886. Tab. 163 T. 163

Background imageLeaf Collection: Epidendrum vanille, 1774

Epidendrum vanille, 1774
Illustration of Epidendrum vanille, currently accepted as Vanilla mexicana. The illustration is from La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde by Nicolas Francois Regnault (1746-c.1810)

Background imageLeaf Collection: Trigonella foenum-graecum, 1887

Trigonella foenum-graecum, 1887
Illustration of Trigonella foenum-graecum, commonly known as fenugreek, Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 189

Background imageLeaf Collection: Capsicum annuum, 1887

Capsicum annuum, 1887
Illustration of Capsicum annuum, commonly known as peppers, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen, 1887, volume 2, plate 35

Background imageLeaf Collection: Coriandrum sativum, 1887

Coriandrum sativum, 1887
Illustration of Coriandrum sativum, commonly known as coriander, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 1, plate 45

Background imageLeaf Collection: Curcuma longa, 1887

Curcuma longa, 1887
Illustration of Curcuma longa, commonly known as turmeric, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 178

Background imageLeaf Collection: Sinapis alba, 1887

Sinapis alba, 1887
Sinapis alba, commonly known as white mustard, from Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, vol 3, plate 276

Background imageLeaf Collection: Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, 1887

Myristica fragrans, nutmeg, 1887
Illustration of Myristica fragrans, commonly known as nutmeg. from Köhlers Medicinal Plants, 1887, plate 125

Background imageLeaf Collection: Buddleia colvilei, Smith M

Buddleia colvilei, Smith M
Vol 121, t. 7449, 1895, Buddleia colvilei, Smith M, Buddlejaceae

Background imageLeaf Collection: Buddleia crispa, Fitch W

Buddleia crispa, Fitch W
Vol 80, t.4793, 1854, Buddleia crispa, Fitch Walter Hood, Buddlejaceae

Background imageLeaf Collection: Acer palmatum

Acer palmatum Bloodgood

Background imageLeaf Collection: White-flowered endive, (Cichorium endivia) woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

White-flowered endive, (Cichorium endivia) woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageLeaf Collection: Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812

Artocarpus incisa, 1788-1812
Current accepted plant name is Artocarpus altilis, commonly known as breadfruit. Illustration made on hand-coloured copper engraving on laid-paper from Icones Plantarum Medicinalium by Joseph Jacob

Background imageLeaf Collection: Oncosperma horridum, 1850

Oncosperma horridum, 1850
Illustration of Oncosperma horridum, commonly known as Mountain Nibong palm, by unknown Indian artist from Palms of British East India by William Griffith and John McClelland, 1850

Background imageLeaf Collection: Wallichia caryotoides, c. 1800

Wallichia caryotoides, c. 1800
Illustration of Wallichia caryotoides, commonly known as chilputta, walizong, saingpa, kuang denj, by unknown Indian artist commissioned by William Roxburgh, Kew Collection, c.1800

Background imageLeaf Collection: Hylomecon, (Hylomecon japonica), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Hylomecon, (Hylomecon japonica), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828
Wood block print and manuscript on paper, Japan, 1828. The wood block prints meassure approximately 25 cm in height. The wood block print is from Honzo Zufu or Illustrated manual of medicinal plants

Background imageLeaf Collection: Davidia involucrata, 1912

Davidia involucrata, 1912
Illustration of Davidia involucrata var. Vilmoriniana by Matilda Smith, 1912. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 138, plate 7283

Background imageLeaf Collection: American Bog Plants

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

Background imageLeaf Collection: Aubergine

Aubergine
Melanzana fructu pallido, Hortus Eystettensis, Vol. 2, 1613, Basilius Besler. Aubergine or eggplant

Background imageLeaf Collection: Cornus nuttallii x florida

Cornus nuttallii x florida
CORNACEAE, Cornus nuttallii x florida (1969-12748)

Background imageLeaf Collection: Rosmarinus officinalis, 1887

Rosmarinus officinalis, 1887
Illustration of Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 167

Background imageLeaf Collection: Thymus vulgaris, 1887

Thymus vulgaris, 1887
Illustration of Thymus vulgaris, commonly known as thyme, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 185

Background imageLeaf Collection: Cucumis sativus, cucumber

Cucumis sativus, cucumber. Joseph Jacob Plenck, Icones Plantarum Medicinal, Vol. 7, 1803. Tab. 698 t. 698

Background imageLeaf Collection: Lavandula officinalis (lavender), 1889

Lavandula officinalis (lavender), 1889
Illustration of lavender, currently accepted plant Lavandula angustifolia subsp. angustifolia. from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 4, 1889

Background imageLeaf Collection: Foeniculum officinale, fennel

Foeniculum officinale, fennel
Foeniculum officinale as Foeniculum vulgare, commonly known as sweet fennel. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, Vol. 3, 1888

Background imageLeaf Collection: Atropa belladonna - Deadly nightshade

Atropa belladonna - Deadly nightshade
Botanical illustration of deadly nightshade

Background imageLeaf Collection: Nymphaea carpentariae, Andre Leu

Nymphaea carpentariae, Andre Leu

Background imageLeaf Collection: Nymphaea, Kew, Stowaway blues

Nymphaea, Kew, Stowaway blues




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