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Images Dated 2011 June

Choose from 201 images in our Images Dated 2011 June collection.


665. Banyan Trees at Buitenzorg, Java Featured June Image

665. Banyan Trees at Buitenzorg, Java

Roots descend from the branches of this tree (Ficus bengalensis, L.), on all sides, and after penetrating the ground they enlarge and grow into stems three or four feet or more in girth. In this way a
tree spreads and spreads until it forms a litt

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Banyan Trees, Branches, Buitenzorg, Java, Landscape, Leaves, Marianne North, Painting, Roots

659. Japanese Flowers, painted from plants cultivated in this co Featured June Image

659. Japanese Flowers, painted from plants cultivated in this co

On the left is Aucuba japonica, Thunb., bearing the familiar mottled leaves and a cluster of the red berries ; a group of single and semi-double varieties of Camellia japonica, L., and the charming Cydonia japonica, Thunb., on the right. The female A

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Aucuba, Cultivated, Japanese Flowers, Leaves, Marianne North, Painting, Pla Nts, Red Berries

636. The Volcanoes of Merapi and Marbaboe, Java, from the top of Boro Bodoer Featured June Image

636. The Volcanoes of Merapi and Marbaboe, Java, from the top of Boro Bodoer

The rich plain at their feet covered with morning mist; the tops of the Cocoanut groves alone showing above it, and indicating the position of the numerous native villages. In the foreground are some of the 400 life-size statues of Buddha, amidst their shattered dagobas, which adorn the wonderful pyramid and its seven steps or terraces. They contain the whole history of the holy man, illustrated in the finest bas-relief, and if stretched out would measure three miles in length. The building was commenced apparently in the fifth or sixth century, and may have been in progress 200 years before it was completed

© RBG KEW