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Crocus sativus, 1887
Crocus sativus, 1887
Zingiber officinale, ginger
Zingiber officinale, ginger
Cinchona bark specimens
Cinchona bark specimens
Punica granatum, L. (Common Pomegranate)
Punica granatum, L. (Common Pomegranate)
Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, India, 1861
Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, India, 1861
18. Chilian Flowers in Twin Mate Pot, and Chilian Strawberries
18. Chilian Flowers in Twin Mate Pot, and Chilian Strawberries
Elettaria cardamomum, cardamom
Elettaria cardamomum, cardamom
Theobroma cacao, cocoa
Theobroma cacao, cocoa
Fenugreek
Fenugreek
Coriandrum sativum, coriander
Coriandrum sativum, coriander
Curcuma longa, turmeric
Curcuma longa, turmeric
Sinapsis alba, mustard
Sinapsis alba, mustard
Seedlings of Cinchona succirubra, India, 1861 Featured Image

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, a former Kew gardener, who was superintendent of the Botanic Garden in Ootacamund, where he successfully cultivated the red bark trees. Extracts of the bark of Cinchona produced quinine, a malaria medicine

© The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Myristica fragrans, nutmeg
Myristica fragrans, nutmeg
Zingiber officinale, Roscoe (Ginger)
Zingiber officinale, Roscoe (Ginger)
Hoodia bainii, 1878
Hoodia bainii, 1878
Lavandula officinalis (lavender), 1889
Lavandula officinalis (lavender), 1889
Papaver somniferum, L. (Opium poppy)
Papaver somniferum, L. (Opium poppy)
Rosmarinus officinalis, rosemary
Rosmarinus officinalis, rosemary
Thymus vulgaris, thyme
Thymus vulgaris, thyme
Cocos nucifera (coconut), 1887
Cocos nucifera (coconut), 1887
Cultivation of Cinchona succirubra trees on the Madulsima Cinchona Cos estate, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1882
Cultivation of Cinchona succirubra trees on the Madulsima Cinchona Cos estate, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) 1882
Panax fruticosum, Willd
Panax fruticosum, Willd
Chaulmoogra odorata, R.(Gynocardia odorata)
Chaulmoogra odorata, R.(Gynocardia odorata)
Lactuca sativa, lettuce, 1791
Lactuca sativa, lettuce, 1791
Chaulmoogra odorata, R.(Gynocardia odorata) Featured Image

Chaulmoogra odorata, R.(Gynocardia odorata)

Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. This species is native to the Silhet district. In Flora Indica, Roxburgh describes how when the fruit is gathered, the seed is taken out, dried, "and sold to the native dealers in drugs at about five Rupees the maund of eighty-four pounds". He describes further how the seeds are used for skin disorders; the seeds mixed with clarified butter to produce a soft mass which is applied to the affected parts. As a Gynocardia odorata in Sealy's List

© RBG KEW

Punica granatum, pomegranate
Punica granatum, pomegranate
Juglans regia (walnut), 1887
Juglans regia (walnut), 1887
Zea mays, corn
Zea mays, corn
Tamarindus indica, tamarind
Tamarindus indica, tamarind
Morus alba, Willd. (White morus)
Morus alba, Willd. (White morus)
Diospyros melanoxylon, Willd. (Ebony)
Diospyros melanoxylon, Willd. (Ebony)
Capsicum annuum
Capsicum annuum