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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

Background imageYellow Collection: 447. Four South African Plants

447. Four South African Plants
Scarlet Cyrtanthus angustifolius, Ait. variegated aroid (Richardia albo-macu-lata, Hook.), a yellow and purple Moraea, and Spekboom (Portulacaria afra, Jacq.) behind, see 414

Background imageYellow Collection: 441. Green-flowered Ixia, and other Cape Singularities

441. Green-flowered Ixia, and other Cape Singularities
The blue-green Ixia viridiftora, Lam. is the most noteworthy in this selection of flowers, painted at Ceres. There is, or was

Background imageYellow Collection: 438. Wild Flowers of Ceres, South Africa

438. Wild Flowers of Ceres, South Africa
In the centre the yellow " Tea Plant, " Rafnia amplexicaulis, Thunb. the leaves of which are commonly used either alone or with ordinary tea to make a beverage

Background imageYellow Collection: 434. The South African Doornboom, and Fingo Huts, 1882

434. The South African Doornboom, and Fingo Huts, 1882
Oil on paper by Marianne North, 1882. Many of the Acacias are formidably armed with spines, but perhaps none more so than Acacia horrida, Willd. the Doornboom or Thorn Tree of South Africa

Background imageYellow Collection: 417. Beauties of the Swamps at Tulbagh, South Africa

417. Beauties of the Swamps at Tulbagh, South Africa
Watsonia roses, Ker, one of the handsomest of the Iris family; Kniphofta abides, Moench. and Richardia hastata, Hook. a near ally of the species commonly cultivated in this country

Background imageYellow Collection: 410. Krippelboom, with False Bay in the distance: South Africa

410. Krippelboom, with False Bay in the distance: South Africa
The family, Proteaceae, of which the Krippelboom (Leucospermum conocarpum, R. Br.) is a member, is almost as largely represented in South Africa as it is in Australia, but by different genera

Background imageYellow Collection: 409. Old Dutch Vase and South African Flowers

409. Old Dutch Vase and South African Flowers
This painting done at Groot Post gives some idea of the astonishing wealth in variety exhibited by the bulbous plants of South Africa

Background imageYellow Collection: 407. The Wool-Flower of South Africa and some others

407. The Wool-Flower of South Africa and some others
Lanaria plumosa, Ait. is the name of the densely woolly plant having small white flowers and grass-like leaves. Other conspicuous flowers in this painting are the orange Leonotis nepetaefolia, R. Br

Background imageYellow Collection: 397. A tree of the sea-shore, St. Johns River, Kaifraria

397. A tree of the sea-shore, St. Johns River, Kaifraria
Hibiscus tiliaceus, Linn. (syn. Paritium tiliaceum, Juss.) is one of the commonest of littoral trees in tropical and subtropical countries

Background imageYellow Collection: 388. Various species of Hibiscus, with Tecoma and Barleria, Nata

388. Various species of Hibiscus, with Tecoma and Barleria, Nata
The central plant with yellowish white flowers is Hibiscus cannabinus, Linn. with H. surattensis, Linn. above on the left, and H. calycinus, Willd. below it, and one small pale yellow flower of H

Background imageYellow Collection: 355. Morning Glory, Natal

355. Morning Glory, Natal
This is Ipomoea rubrocoerulea, Hook. a Mexican species now cultivated in many countries, and covering all the verandahs at Durban, at the time of the artists visit

Background imageYellow Collection: 350. Red and green Cyrtanthus, Crassula, and Orchids, South Afri

350. Red and green Cyrtanthus, Crassula, and Orchids, South Afri
On the left Cyrtanthus obliquus, Ait. with yellow Polystachya pubescens, Reichb. f. and on the right the fleshy-leaved Crassula perfoliata, Linn

Background imageYellow Collection: 345. Hedychium Gardnerianum and Sunbird, India

345. Hedychium Gardnerianum and Sunbird, India
The one projecting stamen from each flower is the most striking characteristic of the group to which this plant belongs, namely, the Zingiberaceae, a sub-order of the Scitamineae, see 72

Background imageYellow Collection: 336. Foliage and Flowers and a Pod of the Amaltas or Indian Laburnum

336. Foliage and Flowers and a Pod of the Amaltas or Indian Laburnum
This showy tree (Cassia fistula, Linn.) is a native of India, but it has been introduced into the West Indies and elsewhere, whence its long cylindrical pods are imported into this country

Background imageYellow Collection: 332. Flowers of a Cassia, with Tree of the same in the distance

332. Flowers of a Cassia, with Tree of the same in the distance
Cassia nodosa, Hamilt. a native of tropical Asia, is exceptional in the colour of its flowers, nearly all the numerous species having yellow ones. The butterflies are Papilio bathycles

Background imageYellow Collection: 324. An Orchid and Butterflies

324. An Orchid and Butterflies
This orchid, Phajus bicolor, Lindl. is a native of Ceylon, whence it was introduced into the hothouses of this country in 1843

Background imageYellow Collection: 317. The Chumpa or Champak

317. The Chumpa or Champak
Michelia Champaca, L.. is commonly cultivated for the fragrance of its flowers, which is so strong, according to Sir W. Jones, that bees seldom, if ever, alight upon them

Background imageYellow Collection: 314. Foliage and Fruit of two Indian Trees

314. Foliage and Fruit of two Indian Trees
They are Acacia Catechu, Willd. having spikes of small yellow flowers, and Terminalia citrina, Roxb. The former is a sacred tree, and yields a very astringent substance by decoction

Background imageYellow Collection: 307. The Night Jessamine

307. The Night Jessamine
The very sweet-smelling flowers of Nyctanthes Arbor-tristi, Linn. open at sunset and fall about sunrise, so that it is unadorned during the day; hence the specific name, Arbor-tristis, or sad-tree

Background imageYellow Collection: 287. Orchids of Tropical Asia

287. Orchids of Tropical Asia
Dendrobium superbum, Rchb. f. purple, and D. Jenkinsii, Wall. yellow

Background imageYellow Collection: 273. Flowers of Darjeeling, India

273. Flowers of Darjeeling, India
Hydrangea altissima, Wall. and yellow Thunbergia lutea, T. And. The large flowers in the circumference of the inflorescence of the Hydrangea are sterile

Background imageYellow Collection: 255. Indian Rhododendrons and North American Honeysuckle

255. Indian Rhododendrons and North American Honeysuckle
The Rhododendrons are R. cinnabarinum, Hook, f. yellow and red, and R.formosum, Wall. and the Honeysuckle Lonicera sempervirens, Ait

Background imageYellow Collection: 249. Wild Flowers of Mt. Tonglo, Sikkim, India

249. Wild Flowers of Mt. Tonglo, Sikkim, India
The trailer with blue flowers is Crawfurdia speciosa, Wall. a Gentianaceous plant, and its.associate Impatiens falcifera, Hook. f

Background imageYellow Collection: 199. Flowers of North American Trees and Shrubs

199. Flowers of North American Trees and Shrubs
The Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera, L.), the False Akcacia or Locust Tree (Robinia Pseudacacia, L.), and the Calicoe Bush or Mountain Laurel (Kalmia latifolia, L.)

Background imageYellow Collection: 168. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Lignum Vitae, Jamaica

168. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Lignum Vitae, Jamaica
Lignum Vitae (Guaiacum officinale, L.) is an exceedingly hard wood, used for making pulley blocks, rulers, pestles, &c.; and the resin called gum guaiacum is an exudation from the stem

Background imageYellow Collection: 160. Foliage and Fruit of Arnatto and Foliage and J lowers of

160. Foliage and Fruit of Arnatto and Foliage and J lowers of
These are both dye plants indigenous in tropical America. Arnatto, Bixa Orellana, Linn. is used for dyeing silks an orange-yellow and colouring cheese

Background imageYellow Collection: 155. Foliage and Fruit of the Loquat, or Japanese Medlar, Bra

155. Foliage and Fruit of the Loquat, or Japanese Medlar, Bra
Eriobotrya japonica, Lindl. is a native of Japan, cultivated in Brazil and elsewhere. The flowers are represented in 128

Background imageYellow Collection: 152. The Bilimbi or Blimbing, Jamaica

152. The Bilimbi or Blimbing, Jamaica
Averrhoa Bilimbi, L. is a small tree, native of the Malayan Islands, cultivated for its fruit, which makes good tarts; a cooling drink is also prepared from it

Background imageYellow Collection: 139. A Brazilian Epiphyto or Air Plant

139. A Brazilian Epiphyto or Air Plant
This most gorgeous plant (Billbergia zebrina, Lindl.) is a member of the Brormeliaceae, a family that includes the Pine Apple, and that was originally restricted to America

Background imageYellow Collection: 134. Group of Epiphytal Orchids and Bromeliads, Brazil

134. Group of Epiphytal Orchids and Bromeliads, Brazil
Species of Tillandsia, Oncidiurm divaricatum, Lindl. &c

Background imageYellow Collection: 111. Jamaica Orchids growing on a branch of the Calabash tree

111. Jamaica Orchids growing on a branch of the Calabash tree
The most interesting of these orchids is the one hanging from the top, Dendrophylax funalis, Benth. (syn. Aeranthes funalis, Rchb. f)

Background imageYellow Collection: 107. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed Vessels of Cotton, and Fruit of

107. Foliage, Flowers, and Seed Vessels of Cotton, and Fruit of
Cotton was cultivated and cotton fabrics were made as far back as records go in the Old World; and when America was discovered cotton was in general use there

Background imageYellow Collection: 105. Buriti Palms with old Araucaria trees on the distant

105. Buriti Palms with old Araucaria trees on the distant
The Buriti (Mauritia uinifera, Mart.) is one of the most gigantic of palms, and its rich, red and yellow fruit, " like quilted cannon balls

Background imageYellow Collection: 103. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Poma de Lupa, . Brazil

103. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Poma de Lupa, . Brazil
A species of Solanum, which genus numbers at least 700 species, 160 of them inhabiting Brazil

Background imageYellow Collection: 93. Brazilian Orchids and other Epiphytes

93. Brazilian Orchids and other Epiphytes
The Orchids in flower are Cattleya intermedia, Grah. and Oncidium concolor, Hook. the latter below

Background imageYellow Collection: 76. Group of Wild Meadow Flowers, of Brazil. Golden Banana and E

76. Group of Wild Meadow Flowers, of Brazil. Golden Banana and E
Among the flowers are a species of white Clusica (?), a Pleroma and Thunbergia alata, Boj. yellow with dark centre

Background imageYellow Collection: 74. The Iron Racks of Casa Branca, Brazil

74. The Iron Racks of Casa Branca, Brazil
They are 5000 feet above the level of the sea

Background imageYellow Collection: 67. Flannel Flower of Casa Branca and Butterflies, Brazil

67. Flannel Flower of Casa Branca and Butterflies, Brazil
The Flannel Flower (Macrosiphonia longiflora, Muell.) is so called on account of the plant being densely clothed with woolly hairs

Background imageYellow Collection: 55. Brazilian Wild Flowers

55. Brazilian Wild Flowers
Vellozia verruculosa, Mart. (blue), Xyris sp. (yellow), a purple-flowered orchid (Bletia sp.), and a delicately-scented epiphyte (Clusia), to which the artist was attracted by its scent

Background imageYellow Collection: 51. Foliage and Flowers of a Madagascar Plant

51. Foliage and Flowers of a Madagascar Plant
This is Amomum magnificum, Benth, (syn. A1ipinia magnifier, Roscoe). For a long time it was supposed to be a native of Mauritius, where, however, it is only naturalised

Background imageYellow Collection: Metrosideros carminea

Metrosideros carminea, a climber from New Zealand

Background imageYellow Collection: Helleborus niger in the snow

Helleborus niger in the snow

Background imageYellow Collection: Helleborus niger

Helleborus niger in snow, RBG Kew




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