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Images Dated 2011 June

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


617. Foliage and Fruit of the Kenari and Butterfly, Java Featured June Image

617. Foliage and Fruit of the Kenari and Butterfly, Java

The nuts of the Kenari or Java Almonds (Canarium commune, Linn.) are so hard that only the Black Cockatoo can crack them ; and this he ingeniously manages, according to Wallace, by first stuffing one of the leaves into his large beak, for the purpose

© RBG KEW

Almonds, Art, Artist, Butter Fly, Foliage, Fruit, Java, Kenari, Leaves, Marianne North, Nuts, Painting

603. Specimens of the Coquito Palm of Chile, in Camden. Park, Ne Featured June Image

603. Specimens of the Coquito Palm of Chile, in Camden. Park, Ne

The palms were planted by Sir W. Macarthur, and were fifty years old when painted. The Coquito Palm (Jubaea spectabilis, H. B. K.), which is the most southerly representative of the family in America, is remarkable for its stout trunk. In Chili a sweet syrup called Miel de Palma, or Palm-honey, is prepared from the sap, which is or was, much esteemed for domestic use as sugar

© RBG KEW

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