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Orchidaceae Collection

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Calanthe versicolor, 1838

Calanthe versicolor, 1838
Watercolour on paper. Original drawing for plate XLII in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Scene in Dr. Lunds Garden at Lagoa Santa, Brazil

Scene in Dr. Lunds Garden at Lagoa Santa, Brazil
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, The large trunk in front covered with a Cactus (Cereus, sp.), a large aroid (Philodendron, sp.)

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Epidendrum vitellinum, 1838

Epidendrum vitellinum, 1838
Watercolour on paper. Original drawing for plate XLV in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Laelia schilleriana splendens (Laeliocattleya schilleriana), 1862

Laelia schilleriana splendens (Laeliocattleya schilleriana), 1862
Watercolour illustration by Cornelius Durham, 1862. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, Volume 4, Page 66

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Cymbidium elegans, 1838

Cymbidium elegans, 1838
Watercolour on paper. Original drawing for plate XIV in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Cattleya superba, 1838

Cattleya superba, 1838
Watercolour on paper. Original drawing for plate XXII in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Epidendrum phoeniceum, 1838

Epidendrum phoeniceum, 1838
Original drawing for plate XLVI in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Bee Orchid

Bee Orchid
Photograph of Ophrys apifera at Kew Gardens, commonly known as bee orchid, June 2010

Background imageOrchidaceae 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 imageOrchidaceae Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1858-1863

Vanilla planifolia, 1858-1863
Illustration from Darstellung und Beschreibung sämmtlicher in der Pharmacopoea borussica aufgeführten offizinellen Gewächse, 1858-1863, volume 3, plate 23b

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Bulbophyllum nocturnum J. J. Verm

Bulbophyllum nocturnum J. J. Verm
Bulbophyllum nocturnum J.J.Verm. de Vogel, Schuit. & A.Vogel Photographed at the Hortus botanicus, Leiden, The Netherlands on 15 January 2009 by AndrÔÇÜ├á├Â

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Zygopetalum mackayi, 1882-1897

Zygopetalum mackayi, 1882-1897
Illustration of Zygopetalum mackayi from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Vanda coerulea (Blue vanda), 1862

Vanda coerulea (Blue vanda), 1862
Illustration of Vanda coerulea by Walter Hood Fitch, 1862. Artwork from Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1862; t. 18

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Rhynchostylis retusa (Foxtail orchid), 1885-1906

Rhynchostylis retusa (Foxtail orchid), 1885-1906
Illustration of Rhynchostylis retusa by Pieter de Pannemaeker. Artwork from Lindenia: Iconographie des Orchid├®es, 1885-1906; volume 15, plate 691

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Psychopsis kramerianum (Butterfly orchid), 1845-1883

Psychopsis kramerianum (Butterfly orchid), 1845-1883
Illustration of Psychopsis kramerianum (Butterfly orchid), 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 19; p. 40-41

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883

Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883
Illustration of Sobralia macrantha, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 7; t. 669, p. 69

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Rhynchostylis gigantea, 1888

Rhynchostylis gigantea, 1888
Illustration of Rhynchostylis gigantea by A.H. Loch, 1888. Artwork from Reichenbachia: Orchids Illustrated and Described by Frederick Sander and William Dallimore, volume 1, plate 22

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862

Phalaenopsis schilleriana, 1862
Illustration of Phalaenopsis schilleriana by Walter Hood Fitch. Artwork from Select Orchidaceous Plants by Robert Warner, 1862; t.1

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Cattleya cernua aka Sophronitis cernua, 1896-1907

Cattleya cernua aka Sophronitis cernua, 1896-1907
Illustration of Cattleya cernua aka Sophronitis cernua from Dictionnaire Iconographique des Orchid├®es by Alfred Cogniaux, 1896-1907. Artwork from volume 11, plate 3

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Brassia verrucosa (Spider orchid), 1879

Brassia verrucosa (Spider orchid), 1879
Watercolour illustration of Barkeria spectabilis by John Day, 22 November 1879. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 26, page 1

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Anguloa clowesii (Tulip orchid), 1866

Anguloa clowesii (Tulip orchid), 1866
Watercolour illustration of Anguloa clowesii by John Day, 4 August 1866. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, vol 5, p. 11. Accompanying notes state that the specimen was " from a plant imported

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Calanthe vestita (Tropical calanthe), 1845-1883

Calanthe vestita (Tropical calanthe), 1845-1883
Illustration of Calanthe vestita, 1845-1883. Artwork from Flore des Serres et des Jardin de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, vol. 13, page 32-33

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Vanda ampullacea, 1834-1849

Vanda ampullacea, 1834-1849
Illustration of Vanda ampullacea engraved by Samuel Holden from Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton, vol 13, 1834-1849

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Barkeria spectabilis, 1877

Barkeria spectabilis, 1877
Watercolour illustration of Barkeria spectabilis by John Day, 19 June 1877. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 22, page 1

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Paphiopedilum insigne (Asian slipper orchid), 1835

Paphiopedilum insigne (Asian slipper orchid), 1835
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by M. Curtis, 1835. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 62, plate 3412. Curtiss Botanical Magazine is the longest running botanical periodical featuring

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Dimorphorchis rossii var. graciliscapa

Dimorphorchis rossii var. graciliscapa
Spectacular orchid from Borneo

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Burrageara (Cochlioda x Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium Stephan Isler )

Burrageara (Cochlioda x Miltonia x Odontoglossum x Oncidium Stephan Isler )
orchid hybrid

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Camarotis purpurea, 1838

Camarotis purpurea, 1838
Watercolour on paper. Original drawing for plate XIX in John Lindleys Sertum orchidaceum: a wreath of the most beautiful orchidaceous flowers; selected by John Lindley, published in 1838

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Ophrys tenthredinifera (Saw-fly Ophrys, Bee Orchid), 1930

Ophrys tenthredinifera (Saw-fly Ophrys, Bee Orchid), 1930
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1930, 1st September 1813. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of Barbary and Sicily

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Satyrium carneum, (Dryand. ) Sims ( Great-flowered Cape Satyrium')

Satyrium carneum, (Dryand. ) Sims ( Great-flowered Cape Satyrium')
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1512, 1st December 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Cymbidium hookerianum orchid

Cymbidium hookerianum orchid. Curtis, ??s Botanical Magazine, vol. 92 [ser. 3, vol. 22]: t. 5574 (1866) Artist: W.H. Fitch

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Habenaria medusa orchid

Habenaria medusa orchid
Habenaria medusa is a species of orchid endemic to Java, Sumatra, Sulawesi and Borneo. Family: Orchidaceae

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Trichoglottis smithii

Trichoglottis smithii orchid. ORCHIDACEAE

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Miltonia spectabilis

Miltonia spectabilis, the Outstanding Miltonia orchid. ORCHIDACEAE

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Maxillaria luteo grandiflora

Maxillaria luteo grandiflora

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Ansellia africana

Ansellia africana
Ansellia Africana, leopard orchid or African ansella. Orchidaceae

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1797-1814

Vanilla planifolia, 1797-1814
Illustration by Henry Charles Andrews (fl.1790s-1830) from Botanists Repository for New and Rare Plants, volume 8, plate 538, 1797-1814

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1835-1848

Vanilla planifolia, 1835-1848
Illustration from Rumphia: sive, Commentationes botanicae imprimis de plantis Indae Orientalis, tum penitus incognitis tum quae in libris Rheodii Rumphii, Roxburghii

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1891

Vanilla planifolia, 1891
Hand painted lithograph of Vanilla planifolia by Matilda Smith, 1891. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 117, plate 7167

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1805-1807

Vanilla planifolia, 1805-1807
Illustration of Vanilla planifolia from The Paradisus Londinensis, 1805-1807, volume 2; t.82

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1887

Vanilla planifolia, 1887
Illustration from K├Âhlers Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen, 1887. Artwork from volume 2, plate 12

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Vanilla planifolia, 1808

Vanilla planifolia, 1808
Illustration from The Botanical Cabinet Consisting of Coloured Delineations of Plants, 1808. Artwork from volume 8 plate 733

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Oncidium ornithorhynchum

Oncidium ornithorhynchum
orchid

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Phragmipedium Hanne Popow

Phragmipedium Hanne Popow
Hybrid orchid

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Paphiopedilum ciliolare

Paphiopedilum ciliolare
Stunning Sumatran orchid

Background imageOrchidaceae Collection: Dendrobium

Dendrobium
display in orchid festival




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