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Orange Collection (#2)

Background imageOrange Collection: 711. Berry-bearing Tasmanian Shrubs

711. Berry-bearing Tasmanian Shrubs
In front the foliage and inflorescence of Richea dracophylla, R. Br. which reminds one rather of the Pine Apple than the beautiful genus Epacris, to which, however, it is closely allied

Background imageOrange Collection: 692. Ripe Fruit of Screw Pine, and sprig of sandal Wood

692. Ripe Fruit of Screw Pine, and sprig of sandal Wood
Pandanus tectorius, Sol. No. 571 shows the habit of growth of the Screw Pine. Consult the description of 246

Background imageOrange Collection: 672. A Javan Rhododendron and Ipomoea

672. A Javan Rhododendron and Ipomoea
The genus Rhododendron has a wide range in the Old World, from the Alps of Europe to China and Japan, and southward to Java, Borneo

Background imageOrange Collection: 669. Japanese Persimmon or Kaki Fruit

669. Japanese Persimmon or Kaki Fruit
Several varieties of this fruit (Diospyros Kaki, Linn f.) are cultivated both in China and Japan; and some of them have been imported, and are now cultivated in the South of Europe

Background imageOrange Collection: 593. Orchids of Sarawak, Borneo

593. Orchids of Sarawak, Borneo
Dendrobium superbum, Rchb.f. having purple flowers with a darker lip; and Calanthe vestita, Wall. white and orange

Background imageOrange Collection: 504. Group of Flowers, painted in Teneriffe

504. Group of Flowers, painted in Teneriffe
The cactus (Opuntia Dillenii, Haw.) lying in front of the vase is cultivated for its spines, which are used to fasten the bags of cochineal insects to another kind of cactus

Background imageOrange Collection: 498. A Selection of Flowers. Wild and Cultivated, with Puzzle Nu

498. A Selection of Flowers. Wild and Cultivated, with Puzzle Nu
Crimson Russelia ]uncea, Zuce. from Mexico, on the right, then whitish Moringa pterygosperma, Gaertn. or Horse-radish Tree of tropical countries, and a yellow-brown Stoplzanthus (from Madagascar)

Background imageOrange Collection: 452. Flowers of Tulbagh, South Africa

452. Flowers of Tulbagh, South Africa
Quaking Grass (Briza maxima, Linn.), a crimson Babiana blue Lapeyrousia corymbosa, Ker, small yellow Rochea on the right, pale yellow Homeria collina, orange Ornithogalum

Background imageOrange Collection: 438. Wild Flowers of Ceres, South Africa

438. Wild Flowers of Ceres, South Africa
In the centre the yellow " Tea Plant, " Rafnia amplexicaulis, Thunb. the leaves of which are commonly used either alone or with ordinary tea to make a beverage

Background imageOrange Collection: 422. south African Sundews and other Flowers

422. south African Sundews and other Flowers
Above, a plant of the elegant and beautiful Monsonia speciosa, Linn. (Geraniaeae) with Babiana rubro-coerulea, Reichb. ? on the right, and Homeria miniata, Sweet, on the left

Background imageOrange Collection: 409. Old Dutch Vase and South African Flowers

409. Old Dutch Vase and South African Flowers
This painting done at Groot Post gives some idea of the astonishing wealth in variety exhibited by the bulbous plants of South Africa

Background imageOrange Collection: 407. The Wool-Flower of South Africa and some others

407. The Wool-Flower of South Africa and some others
Lanaria plumosa, Ait. is the name of the densely woolly plant having small white flowers and grass-like leaves. Other conspicuous flowers in this painting are the orange Leonotis nepetaefolia, R. Br

Background imageOrange Collection: 398. The Hottentot Fig and other Succulents from the Karroo

398. The Hottentot Fig and other Succulents from the Karroo
Mesembryanthemun edule, , Linn. is the name of one of the plants which yield the fruit called, " Hottentot Fig, " represented hanging down on the left in this painting, with white, yellow

Background imageOrange Collection: 391. Clivia and Grapnel Plant, South Africa

391. Clivia and Grapnel Plant, South Africa
The grapnel plant (Harpagophytumn procumbens, DC.) produces one of the most singular seed-vessels known. Its long claw-like appendages terminate in sharp recurved prickles

Background imageOrange Collection: 375. Flowers of St. Johns in Pondo Basket

375. Flowers of St. Johns in Pondo Basket
Beginning on the right at the top, there is the dark blue Coleotrype natalensis, C. B. Clarke, a purplish red Balsam (Impatiens, sp)

Background imageOrange Collection: 353. Cork Trees at Cintra, near Lisbon

353. Cork Trees at Cintra, near Lisbon
A scene in Da Castros garden, where, according to tradition, the first orange tree in Europe was planted. The Cork-tree is a species of Oak (Quercus suber, Linn.) and the cork is the bark

Background imageOrange Collection: 328. Limestone Mountains of Sarawak. Borneo

328. Limestone Mountains of Sarawak. Borneo
Leafless flowering branches of a tree (Sterculia sp.) of the region in front, and tree of the same glittering in the distance. Below, on the left, remains of its old seed-vessels

Background imageOrange Collection: 312. The Asoka

312. The Asoka
Saraca indica, L. is an evergreen tree commonly planted in India for the beauty of its foliage and flowers, the latter reminding one at first sight of a Clerodendron or an Ixora rather than of a

Background imageOrange Collection: 310. Foliage of Betel Pepper and Areca Nuts

310. Foliage of Betel Pepper and Areca Nuts
Piper Betle, Linn. and Areca Catechu, Linn. are favourite masticatories of the Indian races. The nuts are cut into narrow pieces and rolled up with a little lime in the leaves of the Pepper

Background imageOrange Collection: 299. The Bael Fruit

299. The Bael Fruit
Aegle Marmelos, Corr. is a member of the same family as the orange. Its leaves, which are divided into three separate leaflets, are sacred to the Hindoo

Background imageOrange Collection: 233. Foliage and Flowers of an Indian Tree

233. Foliage and Flowers of an Indian Tree
Tecoma undulata, G. Don, is a most beautiful tree when its hanging branches are laden with flowers

Background imageOrange Collection: 194. Wild Flowers from the Neighbourhood of New York

194. Wild Flowers from the Neighbourhood of New York
In front, on the left, is the singular Cancer Root, or Naked Broomrape (Aphyllon uniflorum, Torr. & Gr.), a root-para- site allied to our Broomrapes

Background imageOrange Collection: 160. Foliage and Fruit of Arnatto and Foliage and J lowers of

160. Foliage and Fruit of Arnatto and Foliage and J lowers of
These are both dye plants indigenous in tropical America. Arnatto, Bixa Orellana, Linn. is used for dyeing silks an orange-yellow and colouring cheese

Background imageOrange Collection: 134. Group of Epiphytal Orchids and Bromeliads, Brazil

134. Group of Epiphytal Orchids and Bromeliads, Brazil
Species of Tillandsia, Oncidiurm divaricatum, Lindl. &c

Background imageOrange Collection: 98. Flowers of a Coral Tree and King of the Flycatchers Brazil

98. Flowers of a Coral Tree and King of the Flycatchers Brazil
Erythrina sp. and Muscivora Swainsoni

Background imageOrange Collection: 78. Brazilian Orchids

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

Background imageOrange Collection: 76. Group of Wild Meadow Flowers, of Brazil. Golden Banana and E

76. Group of Wild Meadow Flowers, of Brazil. Golden Banana and E
Among the flowers are a species of white Clusica (?), a Pleroma and Thunbergia alata, Boj. yellow with dark centre

Background imageOrange Collection: 67. Flannel Flower of Casa Branca and Butterflies, Brazil

67. Flannel Flower of Casa Branca and Butterflies, Brazil
The Flannel Flower (Macrosiphonia longiflora, Muell.) is so called on account of the plant being densely clothed with woolly hairs

Background imageOrange Collection: Oriental poppies

Oriental poppies

Background imageOrange Collection: fraxinus americana

fraxinus americana

Background imageOrange Collection: Floral gardens

Floral gardens
Kew B2B The Gardens: Floral gardens

Background imageOrange Collection: maridolds in the pizza garden display

maridolds in the pizza garden display
Pizza garden display

Background imageOrange Collection: Crocus

Crocus carpet at Kew

Background imageOrange Collection: Dendrobium orchid

Dendrobium orchid
ivory and yellow orchid

Background imageOrange Collection: Aleuria aurantia, orange peel fungus

Aleuria aurantia, orange peel fungus
Photo of Aleuria aurantia, orange peel fungus

Background imageOrange Collection: orange alpine flower from collection

orange alpine flower from collection
Fritillaria eduardii

Background imageOrange Collection: Crocus

Crocus carpet at Kew

Background imageOrange Collection: Aloe depressa, Haw. (Short-leaved perfoliate Aloe)

Aloe depressa, Haw. (Short-leaved perfoliate Aloe)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1332, 1st November 1810. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope, blooms in the summer

Background imageOrange Collection: Mesembryanthemum introrsum, Haworth

Mesembryanthemum introrsum, Haworth
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6057, 1st September 1873. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of South Africa

Background imageOrange Collection: Wakehurst Mansion in autumn

Wakehurst Mansion in autumn, RBG Kews estate in the country

Background imageOrange Collection: Pumpkins

Pumpkins

Background imageOrange Collection: Temperate House

Temperate House

Background imageOrange Collection: 485. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a common tree of the sea-sho

485. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a common tree of the sea-sho
A view from the rocks, with Ile Aride and a part of Curieuse in the distance. This tree (Cordia subcordata, Lam.) is common on the tropical shores of the Old World and throughout Polynesia

Background imageOrange Collection: 436. Flowers of the Sandy Flats, near Cape Town

436. Flowers of the Sandy Flats, near Cape Town
A root-parasite, Hyobanche sanguinea, Linn. at the bottom, on the right, with white Freesia Leichtlinii, Klatt, dark purple and yellow, Sparaxis tricolor, Ker

Background imageOrange Collection: 423. A Medley from Groot Post, South Africa

423. A Medley from Groot Post, South Africa
The prominent orange-coloured plant is a leafless root-parasite (Hyobanche sp.) with Babiana rubro-coerulea, Ker, on the right; on the left rose and yellow Rornulea sp

Background imageOrange 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 imageOrange Collection: 266. Loose - skinned Orange of Colombo, Ceylon

266. Loose - skinned Orange of Colombo, Ceylon
A variety of Citrus Aurantium, Linn

Background imageOrange Collection: 211. Autumn Tints, near Niagara, United States

211. Autumn Tints, near Niagara, United States




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