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Plant Portrait Collection (#9)

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Polemonium or Jacobs ladder (Polemonium acutiflorum, left, Polemonium yesoense, right)

Polemonium or Jacobs ladder (Polemonium acutiflorum, left, Polemonium yesoense, right)
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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Bletilla or Urn orchid (Bletilla striata), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Bletilla or Urn orchid (Bletilla striata), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Peony, (Paeonia japonica), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Peony, (Paeonia japonica), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Eupatorium (Eupatorium lindleyanum var trifoliolatum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Eupatorium (Eupatorium lindleyanum var trifoliolatum), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Koyomena (Kalimeris indica), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Koyomena (Kalimeris indica), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Wild gardenia, (Gardenia jasminoides), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Wild gardenia, (Gardenia jasminoides), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Cherry (Prunus glandulosa Plena, left, Prunus japonica, right)

Cherry (Prunus glandulosa Plena, left, Prunus japonica, right), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Japanese plum or ume, (Prunus mume), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Japanese plum or ume, (Prunus mume), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Apricot (Prunus armeniaca), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Apricot (Prunus armeniaca), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Peach (Prunus persica), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Peach (Prunus persica), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Flowering almond (Prunus dulcis), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Flowering almond (Prunus dulcis), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Flowering peach (Prunus persica), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Flowering peach (Prunus persica), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Flowering peach (Prunus persica Sagami-Shidari ), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Flowering peach (Prunus persica Sagami-Shidari ), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Japanese Horsechestnut (Aesculus turbinata), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Japanese Horsechestnut (Aesculus turbinata), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Pomegranate (Punica granatum), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Pomegranate (Punica granatum), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Citrus (Citrus aurantium), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Citrus (Citrus aurantium), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Parrot tulip (Tulipa), woodblock print and manuscript on paper, 1828

Parrot tulip (Tulipa), 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 imagePlant Portrait Collection: Cinchona officinalis, 1869

Cinchona officinalis, 1869
Cinchona officinalis, from The Quinology of the East Indian Plantations by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1869

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Cinchona calisaya, 1862

Cinchona calisaya, 1862
Cinchona calisaya (formerly C. peruviana), from Illustrations of the Nueva Quinologia of Pavon by John Eliot Howard, illustrated by William Fitch, 1862

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Lilium martagon, 1610

Lilium martagon, 1610
Watercolour illustration of the Lilium martagon commonly known as Turks cap lily. Drawing number 220 by Sebastian Schedel, 1610

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Iris xiphium variété, 1824 -1833

Iris xiphium variété, 1824 -1833
Illustration of Iris xiphium, commonly known as Spanish iris. Copperplate stipple-engraving illustrated by Pierre Joseph Redoute and engraved by Langlois, 1824 -1833

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Colchicum autumnale, 1887

Colchicum autumnale, 1887
Coloured plate of Colchicum autumnale, commonly known as meadow saffron, naked ladies or autumn crocus, 1887. Artwork from K├Âhlers Medizinal-Pflanzen in naturgetreuen Abbildungen mit kurz

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Allium nigrum, 1808

Allium nigrum, 1808
Illustration of Allium nigrum, commonly known as ornamental onion. Watercolour and pencil on paper by Sydenham Edwards, 1808. Original artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 29, plate 1148

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Galanthus elwesii, 1875

Galanthus elwesii, 1875
Hand-coloured lithograph on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1875. Artwork from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, volume 101, plate 6166

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Miltonia spectabilis (Pansy orchid), 1882-1897

Miltonia spectabilis (Pansy orchid), 1882-1897
Lithograph on paper from The Orchid Album, Comprising Coloured Figures and Descriptions of New, Rare, and Beautiful Orchidaceous Plants, conducted by Robert Warner and Benjamin Samuel Williams

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Verbascum thapsus, 1737-39

Verbascum thapsus, 1737-39
Verbascum thapsus, commonly known as mullein or the great mullein by Elizabeth Blackwell. Print from A Curious Herbal, 1737-39, plate 3

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Helleborus orientalis, Queen of the Night

Helleborus orientalis, Queen of the Night. Family: Ranunculaceae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Wisteria floribunda Alba

Wisteria floribunda Alba (white Japanese wisteria). Family: Papilionaceae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Lobelia cardinalis Queen Victoria

Lobelia cardinalis Queen Victoria
Lobelia cardinalis " Queen Victoria" (cardinal flower). Family: Campanulaceae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Salvia officinalis

Salvia officinalis (Common sage) in flower. Family: Lamiaceae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Passiflora caerulea (passion flower)

Passiflora caerulea (passion flower). Family:Passifloraceae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Echinopsis oxygona

Echinopsis oxygona. Family: Cactaceae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Vriesea splendens

Vriesea splendens. Family: Bromeliaceae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Aristolochia grandiflora

Aristolochia grandiflora (pelican flower). Pelican flower produces enormous trumpet-shaped flowers, which smell of rotting meat and attract flies and wasps as its pollinators. Family: Aristolochiaceae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Allium ursinum, Wild garlic flowers

Allium ursinum, Wild garlic flowers
Allium ursinum, wild garlic flowers. Family: Amaryllidaceae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Rosmarinus officinalis, 1887

Rosmarinus officinalis, 1887
Illustration of Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 167

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Thymus vulgaris, 1887

Thymus vulgaris, 1887
Illustration of Thymus vulgaris, commonly known as thyme, from Köhler's Medizinal-Pflanzen by Franz Eugen Köhler, 1887, volume 2, plate 185

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Melissa officinalis, 1889

Melissa officinalis, 1889
Melissa officinalis, commonly known as lemon balm, from the Lamiaceae family. Illustration from Flora von Deutschland, Osterreich und der Schweiz by Prof. Dr. Otto Wilhelm Thome, 1889, volume

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Cyphomandra betacea - Tamarillo - Tree Tomato

Cyphomandra betacea - Tamarillo - Tree Tomato
19825155, SOLANACEAE, Cyphomandra betacea

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Rhododendron macgregoriae

Rhododendron macgregoriae
1967-44903 EDIN, ERICACEAE, Rhododendron macgregoriae, New Guinea

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Juglens nigra, Alburyensis

Juglens nigra, Alburyensis
1960-42701 SXTN, JUGLANDACEAE, Juglens nigra, Alburyensis

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Rosa Kew Gardens

Rosa Kew Gardens, in front of the Palm House

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Scadoxus multiflorus s. katherinae

Scadoxus multiflorus s. katherinae
1993-3006 CATO, AMARYLLIDACEAE, Scadoxus multiflorus s. katherinae

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Bougainvillea X buttiana Enid Lancaster

Bougainvillea X buttiana Enid Lancaster
1973-20495, NYTAGINACEAEA, Bougainvillea X buttiana Enid Lancaster

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Tibouchina urvilleana, Glory Bush

Tibouchina urvilleana, Glory Bush, Growing inside the Temperate house at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: 000-69-17231, MYRSINACEAE, Ardisia Humilis, Himalayas

000-69-17231, MYRSINACEAE, Ardisia Humilis, Himalayas

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Ananas bracteatus - (Pineapple relative)

Ananas bracteatus - (Pineapple relative)
1975-3130 DUBG, BROMELIACEAE, Ananas bracteatus, Brazil, Paraguay

Background imagePlant Portrait Collection: Ptilotus manglesii

Ptilotus manglesii
1969-51406, AMARANTHACEAE, Ptilotus manglesii, Western Australia




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