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Palms Collection

Background imagePalms Collection: 568. View down the river at Sarawak, Borneo

568. View down the river at Sarawak, Borneo
Boathouse and Palms (Areca Catechu, L.) in the foreground

Background imagePalms Collection: 626 - Palms in the Botanic Garden at Rio Janeiro

626 - Palms in the Botanic Garden at Rio Janeiro. The Organ mountains appear in the back ground

Background imagePalms Collection: Lodoicea maldivica

Lodoicea maldivica, commonly known as coco de mer or double coconut by William Jackson Hooker from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1827. Artwork from volume 54, plate 2734

Background imagePalms Collection: 066, Screw Pines and Avenue of Royal Palms in the Botanic Gardens, Rio

066, Screw Pines and Avenue of Royal Palms in the Botanic Gardens, Rio
The Screw Pine to the left in the foreground is a male plant in flower (see 246), and that on the right is a female in young fruit (see 692)

Background imagePalms Collection: 557. View of Matang and River, Sarawak, Borneo

557. View of Matang and River, Sarawak, Borneo
Palms (Arenga saccharifera, Labill. &c.) and Mangosteens in the foreground. Toddy, or Palm Wine, an intoxicating drink, is made from the Arenga and sugar is obtained by boiling

Background imagePalms Collection: Iriartea deltoidea, 1823-53

Iriartea deltoidea, 1823-53
Illustration of Iriartea deltoidea, commonly known as bombona, pambil, pona palm, from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imagePalms Collection: Livistona inermis, 1823-53

Livistona inermis, 1823-53
Illustration of Livistona inermis from Historia Naturalis Palmarum by Karl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, 1823-53

Background imagePalms Collection: Oenocarpus distichus, 1823-53

Oenocarpus distichus, 1823-53
Illustration of Oenocarpus distichus, commonly known as babaca palm from Martius Historia Naturalis Palmarum, 1823-53

Background imagePalms Collection: Actinorhytis calapparia, 1850

Actinorhytis calapparia, 1850
Illustration of Actinorhytis calapparia, commonly known as calappa palm, by unknown Indian artist from Palms of British East India by William Griffith and John McClelland, 1850

Background imagePalms Collection: Cocos nucifera, coconut palm, 1678

Cocos nucifera, coconut palm, 1678
Cocos nucifera, coconut palm by Anton Jacob Goedkint from Reede tot Drakestein Hortus Indicus Malabaricus, 1678

Background imagePalms Collection: Areca catechu, 1636

Areca catechu, 1636
Illustration of Areca catechu, commonly known as betel palm or The Drunken Date from John Gerard The Herball; or Generall Historie of Plantes, 1636

Background imagePalms Collection: The Palm House, Kew Gardens

The Palm House, Kew Gardens
A visitor sits reading inside the Palm House, Kew Gardens. The Palm House was opened in 1848. Decimus Burton was the architect and Richard Turner as engineer provided the ironwork

Background imagePalms 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 imagePalms Collection: 820. Spring Gardens, Jamaica, with its Cocoanut Palms

820. Spring Gardens, Jamaica, with its Cocoanut Palms

Background imagePalms Collection: 732. Palms and Ferns, a scene in the Botanic Garden, Queensland

732. Palms and Ferns, a scene in the Botanic Garden, Queensland
On the left are Asplenium Nidus, L. with large undivided fronds, and Platycerium grande, J. Sm.; behind them the arboreous Alsophila australis, R. Br

Background imagePalms Collection: 703. Small Hindu Temple of Kidel, Java

703. Small Hindu Temple of Kidel, Java
Bananas, Bamboos, and Palms in the background

Background imagePalms Collection: 682. Group of Palms, Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

682. Group of Palms, Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

Background imagePalms Collection: 679. The Ardjuno Volcano from Tosari, Java

679. The Ardjuno Volcano from Tosari, Java
Tree Ferns and Casuarinas in the foreground

Background imagePalms Collection: 666. Palms in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java

666. Palms in the Botanic Garden, Buitenzorg, Java
In the centre are two small ones, having huge fan-shaped leaves. These are the famous Double Cocoanut, or Coco de Mer (Lodoicea sechellarum, Lab.), and they were then thirty years old

Background imagePalms Collection: 607. River Scene at Sarawak, Borneo, when the tide is getting low

607. River Scene at Sarawak, Borneo, when the tide is getting low
A boat-builders house surrounded with Palms, Bananas, and Breadfruit trees. On the water a cocoanut shell, full of burning oil

Background imagePalms Collection: 576. Group of Wild Palms, Sarawak, Borneo

576. Group of Wild Palms, Sarawak, Borneo
Areca Catechu, L. (Betel) in flower, Arenga saccharifera, Labill. in fruit. Observe also Taro (Colocasia esculenta)

Background imagePalms Collection: 553. The Istana, from the Slanting Bridge, Sarawak

553. The Istana, from the Slanting Bridge, Sarawak
Gardenia, Crinum Northianum, Baker, Nipa fruticans, Betel-nut Palms and Bamboos (Dendrocalamus) in the foreground

Background imagePalms Collection: 543. View of Kuching and River, Sarawak, Borneo

543. View of Kuching and River, Sarawak, Borneo
The plant with Banana-like foliage on the left is the Madagascar Travellers Tree (Ravenala madagascariensis, Sonn.). It belongs to the same natural family as the Banana; but instead of yielding food

Background imagePalms Collection: 500. A group of Palms in Mahe, Seychelles

500. A group of Palms in Mahe, Seychelles
It is not evident what Palm this is, which grows near the coast-perhaps Dictyosperma alba, Wendl

Background imagePalms Collection: 478. Wild Pine Apples, and Stevensonia and other Palms, Praslin

478. Wild Pine Apples, and Stevensonia and other Palms, Praslin
Slevensoniagrandifolia, Duncan, is, or was, common in all the islands, though not found elsewhere. It is a grand Palm growing from forty to fifty feet high, but Verschatfeltia splendida, Wendl

Background imagePalms Collection: 470. Screw-Pines, Palms, Tree-Ferns, and Cinnamon Trees on the h

470. Screw-Pines, Palms, Tree-Ferns, and Cinnamon Trees on the h
Cyathea sechellarum, Mett. is the only tree-fern found on these islands. It is common, and in favourable situations, the trunk reaches a height of forty to fifty feet

Background imagePalms Collection: 464. Palms in Mahe, Seychelles

464. Palms in Mahe, Seychelles
Besides the cocoa-nut, which may or may not have reached these islands ind ependently of human agency, there are eight species of Palm indigenous in the Seychelles

Background imagePalms Collection: 326. View from the Great Cave Temple of Elephanta, with Fan Palm

326. View from the Great Cave Temple of Elephanta, with Fan Palm

Background imagePalms Collection: 172. View from Spring Gardens, Buffs Bay, Jamaica

172. View from Spring Gardens, Buffs Bay, Jamaica
Cocoanut Palms, Bread Fruit Trees, and Trumpet Tree in the foreground

Background imagePalms Collection: 159. Group of small Palms, Rio Janeiro, Brazil

159. Group of small Palms, Rio Janeiro, Brazil
A species of Bactris, of which genus it is estimated that there are at least one hundred distinct species, all natives of tropical America

Background imagePalms Collection: 690. The Mosque of Bandong, Java

690. The Mosque of Bandong, Java
The large trees are Pterocarpus indicus, Willd. commonly planted for shade in Java

Background imagePalms Collection: 689. Mat Houses, Bandong, Java

689. Mat Houses, Bandong, Java
Palms and Datura arborea, L. in the left foreground

Background imagePalms Collection: 548. Walk under Palms, with a glimpse of the River at Sarawak

548. Walk under Palms, with a glimpse of the River at Sarawak



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