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Images Dated 2nd June 2011

Choose from 59 images in our Images Dated 2nd June 2011 collection.


560. Flowers of a Dogwood and an Indigo from the Himalayas Featured 2 Jun 2011 Image

560. Flowers of a Dogwood and an Indigo from the Himalayas

The flowers of the Dogwood (Cornus capitata, Wall.) are quite small and many crowded together, each head being subtended by four coloured bracts, that look very much like petals. This shrub bears an edible fruit not unlike that of the strawberry-tree

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Dog Wood, Flowers, Himalayas, Indigo, Leaves, Marianne North, Painting

550. Durian Fruit from a large tree, Sarawak Featured 2 Jun 2011 Image

550. Durian Fruit from a large tree, Sarawak

The Durian (Durio zibethinus, L.) is regarded as the king of fruits by the Malays, and most persons agree that it has a very delicious flavour ; but it likewise has a very unpleasant smell, which few Europeans overcome. The custard-like pulp in which

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Durian, Fruit, Large Tree, Leaves, Marianne North, Painting, Sarawak, White, Yellow

538. Flowers of Sarawak, Borneo Featured 2 Jun 2011 Image

538. Flowers of Sarawak, Borneo

The large inflorescence with orange-red leaf-like bracts is Hosea Lobbiana, Ridley. Above, on the right, is a small white Passion-flower (Passiflora foetid, L.), and on the left flowers of probably some species of Tabernaemontana. Below is Anisophyll

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Baill, Borneo, Flowers, Leaves, Marianne North, Painting, Ridley, Sarawak, White