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Plant Portrait Collection (#6)

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Tafein 6, 1831-1846

Tafein 6, 1831-1846
Illustration of fungi, Tafein 6 from Naturgetreue Abbildungen und Beschreibungen der Essbaren, Schadlichen und Verdachtigen Schwamme, by J. V. Krombholz, 1831-1846

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Pholiota squarrosa, 1795-1815

Pholiota squarrosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Pholiota squarrosa, commonly known as shaggy scalycap from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Myriostoma coliforme, 1795-1815

Myriostoma coliforme, 1795-1815
Illustration of Myriostoma coliforme, commonly known as salt-shaker earthstar or pepperpot from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Peziza vesiculosa, 1795-1815

Peziza vesiculosa, 1795-1815
Illustration of Peziza vesiculosa, commonly known as blistered cup from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Hydnoporia tabacina, 1795-1815

Hydnoporia tabacina, 1795-1815
Illustration of Hydnoporia tabacina, commonly known as reddish-brown crust from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Crucibulum laeve, 1795-1815

Crucibulum laeve, 1795-1815
Illustration of Crucibulum laeve, commonly known as white-egg birds nest from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Laccaria amethystina, 1795-1815

Laccaria amethystina, 1795-1815
Illustration of Laccaria amethystina, commonly known as amethyst deceiver from Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms by James Sowerby, 1795-1815

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Calvatia gigantea, c. 1915-45

Calvatia gigantea, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Calvatia gigantea, commonly known as giant puffball by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Coprinopsis atramentaria, c. 1915-45

Coprinopsis atramentaria, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Coprinopsis atramentaria, known as common ink cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Lactarius deliciosus, c. 1915-45

Lactarius deliciosus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Lactarius deliciosus, commonly known as saffron milk cap or red pine mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Clitocybe nebularis, c. 1915-45

Clitocybe nebularis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Clitocybe nebularis, commonly known as clouded grey agaric, agaric or cloud funnel by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Chlorophyllum rhacodes, c. 1915-45

Chlorophyllum rhacodes, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Chlorophyllum rhacodes, commonly known as shaggy parasol by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Calocybe gambosa, c. 1915-45

Calocybe gambosa, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Calocybe gambosa, commonly known as St Georges mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Amanita rubescens, c. 1915-45

Amanita rubescens, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita rubescens, commonly known as the blusher by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Inosperma erubescens, c. 1915-45

Inosperma erubescens, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Inosperma erubescens, commonly known as red-staining inocybe by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Amanita phalloides, c. 1915-45

Amanita phalloides, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita phalloides, commonly known as death cap by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Amanita pantherina, c. 1915-45

Amanita pantherina, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Amanita pantherina, commonly known as panther cap, false blusher or panther amanita by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Fistulina hepatica, c. 1915-45

Fistulina hepatica, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Fistulina hepatica, commonly known as beef-steak fungus or tongue mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, c. 1915-45

Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Cantharellus cibarius, commonly known as golden chanterelle or girolle by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Lepista personata, c. 1915-45

Lepista personata, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Lepista personata, commonly known as field blewit or blue-leg by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Agaricus campestris, c. 1915-45

Agaricus campestris, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Agaricus campestris known as common field or meadow mushroom by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Pleurotus ostreatus, c. 1915-45

Pleurotus ostreatus, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Pleurotus ostreatus, commonly known as oyster mushroom or hiratake by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Leccinum scabrum, c. 1915-45

Leccinum scabrum, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Leccinum scabrum, commonly known as brown rough-stalked bolete or brown birch bolete by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Agaricus arvensis, c. 1915-45

Agaricus arvensis, c. 1915-45
Illustration of Agaricus arvensis, commonly known as horse mushroom, by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Marasmius oreades, c. 1915ÔÇô45

Marasmius oreades, c. 1915ÔÇô45
Illustration of Marasmius oreades of commonly known as fairy ring mushroom or champignon by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Lepista nuda, c. 1915-1945

Lepista nuda, c. 1915-1945
Illustration of Lepista nuda, commonly known as wood blewit by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-1945

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Leccinum versipelle, 1915-45

Leccinum versipelle, 1915-45
Illustration of Leccinum versipelle, commonly known as orange birch bolete or rough bolete by Elsie M. Wakefield from the Kew Collection, c.1915-45

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Giant cereus, 1854

Giant cereus, 1854
Illustration of Giant cereus, 1854. Artwork from Personal narrative of explorations and incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua by J.R. Bartlett, volume 2, plate 189

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1854

Carnegiea gigantea, 1854
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, 1854. Artwork from Personal narrative of explorations and incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua by J.R

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Mammillaria rhodantha, 1830

Mammillaria rhodantha, 1830
Illustration of Mammillaria rhodantha, commonly known as rainbow pincushion, by M. Hart, 1830. Artwork from Edwardss Botanical Register by John Lindley, volume 16, plate 1329

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Consolea moniliformis, 1821

Consolea moniliformis, 1821
Illustration of Consolea moniliformis, 1821. Artwork from Flore medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, volume 1, plate 68

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Harrisia divaricata, 1821

Harrisia divaricata, 1821
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper, 1821. Artwork from Flore medicale des Antilles by Michel Etienne Descourtilz, volume 1, plate 66. Current accepted plant name is Harrisia divaricata

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Cleistocactus baumannii, 1850

Cleistocactus baumannii, 1850
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1850. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 76, plate 4498

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Copiapoa marginata, 1851

Copiapoa marginata, 1851
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1851. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 77, plate 4562. Current accepted plant name is Copiapoa marginata

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Pseudorhipsalis alata, 1828

Pseudorhipsalis alata, 1828
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1828. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 55, plate 2820. Current accepted plant name is Pseudorhipsalis alata

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Echinocactus platyacanthus, 1850

Echinocactus platyacanthus, 1850
Illustration of Echinocactus platyacanthus, commonly known as giant barrel cactus, 1850. Artwork from Flore des serres et des jardins de l Europe by Louis Van Houtte, volume 6, page 264-265

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Thelocactus buekii, 1853

Thelocactus buekii, 1853
Illustration of Thelocactus buekii, 1853. Artwork from Gartenflora by Eduard Regel, volume 8, plate 266

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Echinocereus scheeri, 1906

Echinocereus scheeri, 1906
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1906. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 132, plate 8096. Current accepted plant name is Echinocereus scheeri

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909

Cylindropuntia imbricata, 1909
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1909. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 135, plate 8290

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Leuenbergeria bleo, 1836

Leuenbergeria bleo, 1836
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by William Jackson Hooker, 1836. Current accepted plant name is Leuenbergeria bleo, commonly known as rose cactus or leaf cactus

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Echinopsis oxygona, 1835

Echinopsis oxygona, 1835
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1835. Current accepted plant name is Echinopsis oxygona, commonly known as pink Easter lily cactus

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919

Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, 1919
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Matilda Smith, 1919. The current accepted plant name is Pseudorhipsalis amazonica. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 145, plate 8799

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Pereskia aculeata, 1890

Pereskia aculeata, 1890
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper of Pereskia aculeata by Matilda Smith, 1890. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 116, plate 7147

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1878

Carnegiea gigantea, 1878
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, from Reports upon the Botanical Collections Made in Portions of Nevada, Utah, California, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865

Carnegiea gigantea, 1862-1865
Illustration of Carnegiea gigantea, commonly known as saguaro, from Flore des Serres by Louis Van Houtte, vol 15, 1862-1865

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Selenicereus grandiflorus, 1799ÔÇô1810

Selenicereus grandiflorus, 1799ÔÇô1810
Mezzotint of Selenicereus grandiflorus, commonly known as night-blooming cereus or queen of the night, by Joseph Constantine Stadler from Temple of Flora by Robert John Thornton, 1799-1810

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Ferocactus hamatacanthus, 1852

Ferocactus hamatacanthus, 1852
Lithograph of Ferocactus hamatacanthus, commonly known as Mexican fruit cactus or Texas barrel cactus, by Walter Hood Fitch, from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, 1852. Artwork from volume 78, plate 4632

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Mammillaria mammillaris, 1697-1701

Mammillaria mammillaris, 1697-1701
Hand-coloured engraving of Mammillaria mammillaris, commonly known as woolly nipple cactus, from Horti medici Amstelodamensis rariorum tam Orientalis by Johannes Commelin, 1697-1701




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