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Yellow Collection (page 3)

Background imageYellow Collection: Bougainvillea X buttiana Enid Lancaster

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

Background imageYellow Collection: 811. Glimpse in a Glen at Gongo, Brazil

811. Glimpse in a Glen at Gongo, Brazil
The dark flowers in the background are those of a Melostomacea (Pleroma), see 69; and the yellow ones belong to an Aspilia (see 44)

Background imageYellow Collection: 778. Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia

778. Australian Spear Lily and an Acacia
There are two species of Doryanthes, the present D. Palmeri, Hill, and D. excelsa, which has a globose inflorescence. They both inhabit Eastern Australia. See 844 in the gallery above

Background imageYellow Collection: 764. Study of the West Australian Flame-tree or Fire-tree

764. Study of the West Australian Flame-tree or Fire-tree
It is here associated with various species of Banksia and Hakea, and Grass Trees (Xanthorrhoea) on the right, looking over the SwanRiver valley towards the sea. Nuytsia floribunda, R. Br

Background imageYellow Collection: 344. View in Singapore, with Nyum-Nyumn tree

344. View in Singapore, with Nyum-Nyumn tree
Cynometra cauliflora, L. is one of the few arboreous Leguminosae having a fleshy edible seed-vessel. Observe the flowers and fruit are borne on the trunk. See the young, tender foliage in 548

Background imageYellow Collection: 311. The Kuddum or Cadamba

311. The Kuddum or Cadamba
Anthocephalus Cadamba, Miq. is a Rubiaceous tree often mentioned by poets. It has a deep yellow wood recommended for furniture. The yellowish-brown flowers are small and collected in dense balls

Background imageYellow Collection: 44. Some Brazilian Flowers

44. Some Brazilian Flowers
A white-flowered Convolvulacea, associated with a species of Dipteracanthus-a shrub smelling like onions, and a yellow-flowered Composita (As-pilia ?) that smells like vanilla

Background imageYellow Collection: 33. Flowers of Cassia corymbosa in Minas Geraes, Brazil

33. Flowers of Cassia corymbosa in Minas Geraes, Brazil
A South American forest tree whose twin leaflets close together at sunset. The insects Pterochroya ocellata are called Leaf Insects (see 676)

Background imageYellow Collection: 191 Autumn tints in the White Mountains, New Hampshier, United States

191 Autumn tints in the White Mountains, New Hampshier, United States
The leaf-shedding trees of North AMerica assume more brilliant colours in autumn than the tree of Europe. This is jnot altogether due to climate

Background imageYellow Collection: Argema mittrei –Comet Moth - NE Argema mittrei

Argema mittrei –Comet Moth - NE Argema mittrei
Butterflies and Moths

Background imageYellow Collection: Broadwalk in spring

Broadwalk in spring
Daffodils on the Broadwalk

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

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

Background imageYellow Collection: Bee hives

Bee hives
Bee garden

Background imageYellow Collection: Bee garden at Kew

Bee garden at Kew

Background imageYellow Collection: Garcinia pedunculata, Roxb

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

Background imageYellow Collection: Lawsonia inermis, Willd. (Henna)

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

Background imageYellow Collection: Encephalartos horridus, (Jacq. ) Lehm. (Three-toothed Encephalart

Encephalartos horridus, (Jacq. ) Lehm. (Three-toothed Encephalart
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 5371, 1st April 1863. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Cultivated at Kew as a Cape species

Background imageYellow Collection: Cullumia ciliaris, (L. ) R. Br (Ciliated Cullumia)

Cullumia ciliaris, (L. ) R. Br (Ciliated Cullumia)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 2095, 1st September 1819. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageYellow Collection: Berckheya grandiflora, (Thunb. ) Willd. (Large flowered Berckheya

Berckheya grandiflora, (Thunb. ) Willd. (Large flowered Berckheya
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, publishd as plate 1844, 1st August 1816. Watercolour and pencil on paper. This species is a native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageYellow Collection: Polygala speciosa, Sims (Shewy Milk-wort, Showy Milkwort)

Polygala speciosa, Sims (Shewy Milk-wort, Showy Milkwort)
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1780, 1st December 1815. Watercolour and pencil on paper. Native of the Cape of Good Hope

Background imageYellow Collection: Leucadendron grandiflorum ( Great-flowered Leucadendron )

Leucadendron grandiflorum ( Great-flowered Leucadendron )
Original illustration from Curtiss Botanical Magazine, published as plate 1650, 1st June 1814. Watercolour and pencil on paper

Background imageYellow Collection: Dietes huttonii, 1875

Dietes huttonii, 1875
Current accepted plant name is Moraea huttonii, commonly known as moraea or Cape tulip. Watercolour and pencil on paper by Walter Hood Fitch, 1875

Background imageYellow Collection: Helleborus argutifolius

Helleborus argutifolius, (holly-leaved hellebore). Family: Ranunculaceae

Background imageYellow Collection: Jasminum nudiflorum

Jasminum nudiflorum (winter jasmine). Family: Oleaceae

Background imageYellow 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 imageYellow Collection: Capsicum annuum, chilli

Capsicum annuum, chilli pepper. REGNAULT Nicolas Francois (1746-c.1810) and Genevive de Nangis REGNAULT (b.1746). La Botanique mise a la portee de tout le Monde

Background imageYellow Collection: Zea mays, corn

Zea mays, corn (maize). Kohler, Kohlers Medicinal Plants, 1887, Plate 282

Background imageYellow Collection: Tamarindus indica, 1887

Tamarindus indica, 1887
Tamarindus indica, commonly known as tamarind, Köhler's Medizinal Pflanzen, 1887, volume 2, Plate 180

Background imageYellow Collection: Ansellia africana

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

Background imageYellow Collection: Chimonanthus praecox

Chimonanthus praecox

Background imageYellow Collection: Averrhoa carambola

Averrhoa carambola
OXALIDACEAE, Averrhoa carambola, 19828445

Background imageYellow Collection: Acacia retinodes

Acacia retinodes
1978-6209, FABACEAE, LEGUMINOSAE, MIMOSOIDEAE, Acacia retinodes, Australia

Background imageYellow Collection: Tulipa turkestanica

Tulipa turkestanica
LILIACEAE, Tulipa turkestanica, 20052042

Background imageYellow Collection: 785. Flowers of the Waratah, of New South Wales

785. Flowers of the Waratah, of New South Wales
This is Telopea speciosissima, R. Br. the most gorgeous of all the Australian Proteaceae, and now almost restricted to the Blue Mountains. It is a shrub from six to eight feet high

Background imageYellow Collection: 759. Wild Flowers of the Blue Mountains, Kew South Wales

759. Wild Flowers of the Blue Mountains, Kew South Wales
Conspicuous in this selection is the star-like white inflorescence of Actinotus Helianthi, Labill. an umbelliferous plant simulating a Composita

Background imageYellow Collection: 750. Wild Flowers of Albany, West Australia

750. Wild Flowers of Albany, West Australia
In the foreground, among others, are : Anthocercis viscosa, R. Br. the.large white flower; Thysanotus sp. purple flowers with fringed petals; Leschenaultica biloba, Lindl

Background imageYellow Collection: 742. Wild Flowers of Victoria and New South Wales

742. Wild Flowers of Victoria and New South Wales
At the back, two or three species of Stylidium, a large and curious genus almost entirely Australian, upwards of eighty species being known

Background imageYellow Collection: 726. Flowers and Foliage of the Silver Wattle, Queensland

726. Flowers and Foliage of the Silver Wattle, Queensland
This tree (Acacia dealbata, Link) yields an excellent gum, and when in flower it scents the whole country with its sweetness

Background imageYellow Collection: 708. A New Caledonian Plant, Hibiscus Cooperi

708. A New Caledonian Plant, Hibiscus Cooperi

Background imageYellow Collection: 632. Young Leaves and Flowers and Fruit of Cotton tree

632. Young Leaves and Flowers and Fruit of Cotton tree
The seeds of Eriodendron anfractuosum, DC. are densely clothed with silky-white hair (Kapok), which is used to stuff pillows, &c.; in Java the trees themselves are used as telegraph posts

Background imageYellow Collection: 597. Foliage and Fruit of the Gourka or Goraka of India

597. Foliage and Fruit of the Gourka or Goraka of India
This tree (Garcinia dulcis, Roxb.), yields an inferior quality of gamboge. The fruit is hidden beneath the dense screen of foliage, and can only be seen by lifting it aside

Background imageYellow Collection: 590. Malayan Moth Orchid and an American Climber

590. Malayan Moth Orchid and an American Climber
Phalaenopsis amabilis, Blume, is one of the most distinct types of showy orchids. It is here associated with the beautifully variegated foliage of Haemaria discolor, Lindl

Background imageYellow Collection: 549. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Swamp Shrub of Borneo

549. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Swamp Shrub of Borneo
A species of Wormia

Background imageYellow Collection: 504. Group of Flowers, painted in Teneriffe

504. Group of Flowers, painted in Teneriffe
The cactus (Opuntia Dillenii, Haw.) lying in front of the vase is cultivated for its spines, which are used to fasten the bags of cochineal insects to another kind of cactus

Background imageYellow Collection: 501. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Capucin Tree of the Seyc

501. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Capucin Tree of the Seyc
For many years the seeds of the Capucin lay in our Museums; and, although it was evident that they belonged to some member of the Sapotacae

Background imageYellow Collection: 468. Seychelles Pitcher Plant and Bilimb Marron

468. Seychelles Pitcher Plant and Bilimb Marron
The first (Nepenthes Pervillei, Blume) inhabits only the mountain region of Mahe; while the second, though likewise peculiar to the islands

Background imageYellow Collection: 452. Flowers of Tulbagh, South Africa

452. Flowers of Tulbagh, South Africa
Quaking Grass (Briza maxima, Linn.), a crimson Babiana blue Lapeyrousia corymbosa, Ker, small yellow Rochea on the right, pale yellow Homeria collina, orange Ornithogalum

Background imageYellow Collection: 449. South African Flowers in a wooden Kaffir Bowl

449. South African Flowers in a wooden Kaffir Bowl
Above, on the right, white flowers and prickly fruit of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, -Ait. then the red flowers and fruits of " Anteliza" (Antholyza aethiopica, Linn.), and the fleshcoloured




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