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Images Dated 7th May 2009

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Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 818. Red Water Lily of Southern India

818. Red Water Lily of Southern India
This is the Nymphaea Lotus, L. (N. rubra, Roxb.), and was painted at Cochin

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 723. View of Mount Earnshaw from the Island in Lake Wakatipe, New Zealand

723. View of Mount Earnshaw from the Island in Lake Wakatipe, New Zealand
The trees in the foreground having dense tufts of narrow leaves at the ends of the branches, and large clusters of dirty-white flowers, belong to the Liliaceous genus Cordyline

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 781. Poison Tree strangled by a Fig, Queensland

781. Poison Tree strangled by a Fig, Queensland
The central figure of this picture represents the skeleton-like trunk of a Fig Tree, which has nearly strangled the Poison Tree (Laportea, moroides, Wedd.)

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 766. Flowers of the Flame-tree and yellow and black twiner, West Australia

766. Flowers of the Flame-tree and yellow and black twiner, West Australia
In the distance Flame -trees, Nuytsia floribunda, R. Br. (see description of 761). Kennedya nigricans, Lindl. is remarkable for the very dark purple, almost black, of its flowers

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 741. Scene in a West Australian Forest

741. Scene in a West Australian Forest
Large trees of the Black Butt and Red Gum (Eucalyptus calophylla), with undergrowth of Grass-trees (Xanthorrhoea), Banksia, Kingia, Macrozamia Fraseri, Miq. &c

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 823. View of the Sugarloaf Mountain from the Aqueduct Road, Rio Janeiro

823. View of the Sugarloaf Mountain from the Aqueduct Road, Rio Janeiro
A Sloth feeding on a Trumpet Tree (Cecropia peltata, L.) in the foreground. The Trumpet Tree is so called because its hollow branches are used by the natives

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 749. Two Australian shrubs, with Sydney Harbour below

749. Two Australian shrubs, with Sydney Harbour below
The climber with pinnate leaves is Tecoma austrails, R. Br. and the other a species of Callistemon, probably C. lanceolatus, DC

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 731. Entrance to the Otira Gorge, New Zealand

731. Entrance to the Otira Gorge, New Zealand

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 738. View in the Brisbane Botanic Garden

738. View in the Brisbane Botanic Garden
A Moreton Bay Pine (Araucaria Cunninghami, .Ait.) in the foreground and an American Tacsonia in front

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 806. Elephant Gate and Neem Tree at Chittore, India

806. Elephant Gate and Neem Tree at Chittore, India
Chittor or Chittogurh in the North-West, on the River Birneh, is the ancient fortified capital of Rajpootana, formerly of great importance, and containing some fine architectural monuments

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 792. Plant and Animal Life at Mudgee, New South Wales

792. Plant and Animal Life at Mudgee, New South Wales
White Gum Trees and Casuarina, in the centre, with Platypus (Ornithorhynchus paradoxus) in the water anti Native Bear (Phascolarctos cinereus) in a fork of the Gum Tree on the left

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 780. Branch of a Grevillea, and a View on the Swan River, West Australia

780. Branch of a Grevillea, and a View on the Swan River, West Australia
The branch bears both flowers and seed-vessels, and is probably Grevillea leucopteris, Meissn. Behind is a bush of the same, and a Red Gum Tree hung with a species of Loranthus

Background imageImages Dated 7th May 2009: 770. View from Collaroy, New South Wales, looking towards the Liverpool Downs

770. View from Collaroy, New South Wales, looking towards the Liverpool Downs
The plain is dotted with Gum trees and the river bordered with Casuarinas, with blue and crimson Parrots (Aprosmictus erythropterus) in the branches of the Peppermint (Eucalyptus piperita, Sm)



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