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Background imagePink Collection: 405. A Medley of Flowers from Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope

405. A Medley of Flowers from Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope
On the right, the scarlet Sutherlandia frutescens, R. Br. followed by the white balls of the minute flowers of a Brunia ? a blue and red Lobostermon(Boraginaceae)

Background imagePink Collection: Spider Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Spider Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum), 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 imagePink Collection: 793. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessel of the Opium Poppy

793. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed-vessel of the Opium Poppy
This plant (Papaver somniferum, L.) has been cultivated in Eastern countries from the most remote time for the sake of the inspissated juice, called opium; it is largely grown in Asia Minor, Persia

Background imagePink Collection: 12. Some Wild Flowers of Quilpue Chili

12. Some Wild Flowers of Quilpue Chili
Beginning at the top on the right are the tufted leaves and hanging orange-red flowers of Lobelia salicifolia, Don, and intermingling with the foliage the graceful blue Conanthera bifolia

Background imagePink Collection: 170. Flowers of Jasmine Mango or Frangipani, Brazil

170. Flowers of Jasmine Mango or Frangipani, Brazil
A species of Plumeria, whose flowers come before the leaves, and when the latter appear a large caterpillar also often comes and eats them all up

Background imagePink Collection: 77. Wild Flowers at Morro Velho, Brazil

77. Wild Flowers at Morro Velho, Brazil
Bignonia venusta. Ker. and a Convolvulacea (Quamoclit Nationis Hook. ?), climbing over Luhea rufescens, St. Hil. a forest tree

Background imagePink Collection: 16. Wild Flowers of Chanleon, Chili

16. Wild Flowers of Chanleon, Chili
Fuchsia macrostemon, Ruiz et Pav. on the right, is the wild parent of our hardy varieties; above it is the blue Puya with orange anthers, the orange balls of the not unfamiliar Buddleia globosa, Lam

Background imagePink Collection: Nelumbium speciosum, Willd. (Lotus)

Nelumbium speciosum, Willd. (Lotus)
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh

Background imagePink 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 imagePink Collection: Protea formosa, R. Br. (Crown-flowered Protea)

Protea formosa, R. Br. (Crown-flowered Protea)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1713, 1st March 1815. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope. According to J

Background imagePink Collection: 285. The Great Lily of Nainee Tal, in North India

285. The Great Lily of Nainee Tal, in North India
This fine Lily (Lilium Wallichianurn, R. & S.) grows six or seven feet high, and is here associated with Chirita urticaefolia, Ham. and a species of Begonia

Background imagePink Collection: Nymphaea rubra, R

Nymphaea rubra, R
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh

Background imagePink Collection: Mesembryanthemum simplex, 1793

Mesembryanthemum simplex, 1793
Watercolour and pencil on paper by Francis Masson, 1793. Field sketch made by Masson in the Cape of Good Hope

Background imagePink Collection: Indigofera tinctoria (Indigo), 1826

Indigofera tinctoria (Indigo), 1826
Illustration by unknown artist. True indigo is a shrub one to two meters high. It may be an annual, biennial, or perennial, depending on the climate in which it is grown

Background imagePink Collection: Papaver somniferum, L. (Opium poppy)

Papaver somniferum, L. (Opium poppy)
Hand coloured engraving, c.1838; plate XVII from Vol.3 of Reichenbachs Icones florae germanicae et helveticae... (1834-1914)

Background imagePink Collection: Cassia bacillus, Gaert

Cassia bacillus, Gaert
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePink Collection: Roses (Rosa multiflora or Rosa polyantha), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Roses (Rosa multiflora or Rosa polyantha), 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 imagePink Collection: 18. Chilian Flowers in Twin Mate Pot, and Chilian Strawberries

18. Chilian Flowers in Twin Mate Pot, and Chilian Strawberries
Behind, the heath-like Fabiana imbricata, Ruiz et Pav. and a miniature irid (Tigridia sp ?), with the deep blue Pasithaea coerulea, Don, yellow Mimulus luteus Linn. pink Eyrthraea chilensis, Pers

Background imagePink Collection: 13. Two Climbing Plants of Chili and Butterflies

13. Two Climbing Plants of Chili and Butterflies
Hanging above Tacsonia pinnatistipula, Juss. (syn. T. chilensis, Miers); below the dull purple flowers and green fleshy edible fruit of Lardizabala biternata, Ruiz et Pav

Background imagePink 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 imagePink Collection: Glorie de Dijon - Rosier Ile - Bourbon

Glorie de Dijon - Rosier Ile - Bourbon

Background imagePink Collection: 385. Some grotesque plants from the Karroo, South Africa

385. Some grotesque plants from the Karroo, South Africa
In front on the right the singularly-formed and coloured flowers of Gomphocarpus grandiflorus, Benth. & Hook. f. a member of the Asclepiadaceae. On the left,

Background imagePink Collection: 217. The South Indian Rhododendron

217. The South Indian Rhododendron
This (Rhododendron nidagiricum, Zenk.) is the only species found in the Peninsula of India. Some botanists have regarded itas distinct from the Himalayan R

Background imagePink Collection: 87. Group of Brazilian Forest Wild Flowers and Berries

87. Group of Brazilian Forest Wild Flowers and Berries
Lying in front, on the left, is a head of the handsome orange-red Amarantacea (Gomphrena officinalis, Mart.); above it a Melastomacea in fruit; the azure-blue flowers of a Stachytarpheta; the crimson

Background imagePink Collection: 49. Trees laden with Parasites and Epiphytes in a Brazilian Gard

49. Trees laden with Parasites and Epiphytes in a Brazilian Gard

Background imagePink Collection: 46. Flowers cultivated in the Botanic Garden, Rio Janeiro, Brazi

46. Flowers cultivated in the Botanic Garden, Rio Janeiro, Brazi
Red and White Indian Water Lilies, with the large flowers of Solandra ? and the crimson flowers of an Australian shrub (Calothamnos sp.)

Background imagePink Collection: 2. Common Tobacco

2. Common Tobacco
A plant belonging to the same-family as the Potato. Several other kinds of tobacco are culti-vated, but this kind (Nicotiana Tabacum)

Background imagePink Collection: Xanthoceras sorbifolium

Xanthoceras sorbifolium
yellowhorn

Background imagePink Collection: Lagerstroemia regina, Willd

Lagerstroemia regina, Willd
Watercolour on paper. Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815). In his Flora Indica, Roxburgh describes this species as a large timber tree, native of Bengal

Background imagePink Collection: Eugenia malaccensis, Willd

Eugenia malaccensis, Willd
Watercolour on paper, no date (late 18th, . early 19th century). Hand painted copy of an illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh (1751-1815)

Background imagePink Collection: Polyanthus and primroses, 1870- 1879

Polyanthus and primroses, 1870- 1879
Watercolour of a collection of Polyanthus and primrose flowers by Maria Sibylla Merian (1647- 1717)

Background imagePink Collection: Amaryllis blanda (The Blush-lily)

Amaryllis blanda (The Blush-lily)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1450, 1st March 1812. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imagePink Collection: Roupellia grata Wall. & Hook. (Cream-fruit)

Roupellia grata Wall. & Hook. (Cream-fruit)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 4466, 1st September 1849. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imagePink Collection: Haemanthus tigrinus, Jacq. ( Tiger-spotted Blood-flower )

Haemanthus tigrinus, Jacq. ( Tiger-spotted Blood-flower )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1705, 1st February 1815. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imagePink Collection: Podalyria styracifolia Sims ( Storax-leaved Podalyria )

Podalyria styracifolia Sims ( Storax-leaved Podalyria )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1580, 1st September 1813. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imagePink Collection: Hoodia bainii, 1878

Hoodia bainii, 1878
Original illustration of Hoodia bainii, currently accepted as Hoodia gordonii, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 6348, 1st March 1878. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imagePink Collection: Dendrobium kingianum, 1834-1849

Dendrobium kingianum, 1834-1849
Illustration of Dendrobium kingianum engraved by Samuel Holden from Magazine of Botany and Register of Flowering Plants by Joseph Paxton, vol 12, 1834-1849

Background imagePink Collection: Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1876

Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid), 1876
Watercolour illustration of Cypripedium reginae (Showy orchid) by John Day, 12 June 1876. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, volume 19, page 57

Background imagePink Collection: 641. Japanese Chrysanthemums, cultivated in this country

641. Japanese Chrysanthemums, cultivated in this country

Background imagePink Collection: 380. A common Plant on sandy sea-shores in the Tropics

380. A common Plant on sandy sea-shores in the Tropics
This lovely trailer (Ipomoea blob, Forsk, is found on almost all sandy sea-shores in the tropics as well as in some subtropical regions, including many of the most remote oceanic islands)

Background imagePink Collection: 14. Some Flowers of the Sterile Region of Cauquenas, Chili

14. Some Flowers of the Sterile Region of Cauquenas, Chili
Here is represented a portion of the inflorescence of the Pitcairnia to be seen in the foreground of 10, which is probably the same as one formerly in cultivation under the name of P. rubricaulis

Background imagePink Collection: 9. Common Flowers of Chili

9. Common Flowers of Chili
The large white flower, which changes to pink, is one of the Evening Primrose genus-Oenothera acaulis, Cay. (syn. 0. grandiflora, Ruiz et Pav, and 0)

Background imagePink Collection: Carnivorous plants

Carnivorous plants
Kew B2B Plants and Fungi: Carnivorous plants

Background imagePink Collection: Theobroma cacao, 1887

Theobroma cacao, 1887
Chromolithograph print on paper of Theobroma cacao, showing cocoa pod and beans, from Kohler's Medicinal Plants, vol 2, plate 183, 1887

Background imagePink 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 imagePink Collection: 419. Not one Flower, but many in one, Van Staadens Kloof

419. Not one Flower, but many in one, Van Staadens Kloof
As mentioned in the description of 410, there are numerous flowers in the separate inflorescences of the Proteaceae, surrounded by coloured leaves or bracts. This is Protea cynaroides, Linn

Background imagePink Collection: 97. Foliage and Flowers of a Coral tree and double-crested Hummi

97. Foliage and Flowers of a Coral tree and double-crested Hummi
The Chorisia is probably C. speciosa, St. Hil. and the birds Trochilus cornutus

Background imagePink Collection: Showy plant on display at Kews Tropical Extravaganza

Showy plant on display at Kews Tropical Extravaganza
Anthurium




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