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Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 271. A View in the Royal Botanic Garden, Peradeniya, Ceylon

271. A View in the Royal Botanic Garden, Peradeniya, Ceylon
An iron-wood tree (Mesua ferrea, L.) clothed with a young growth of rosy leaves, and a yellow-flowered climber (Bignonia sp. B. unguis ?) with the Directors house on the left

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 251. Cocoanut Palms on the River Bank near Galle, Ceylon

251. Cocoanut Palms on the River Bank near Galle, Ceylon
For some information respecting this Palm the reader is referred to the descriptions of 156 and 229

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 252. Blue Poppy growing on Mt. Tonglo, Sikkim-Himalaya

252. Blue Poppy growing on Mt. Tonglo, Sikkim-Himalaya
This ornamental plant (Meconopsis Wallichii, Hook.) has several times been introduced and cultivated in this country, where, however, it does not develop its full beauty, owing, doubtless

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 285. The Great Lily of Nainee Tal, in North India

285. The Great Lily of Nainee Tal, in North India
This fine Lily (Lilium Wallichianurn, R. & S.) grows six or seven feet high, and is here associated with Chirita urticaefolia, Ham. and a species of Begonia

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 261. View of Kinchinjunga from Tonglo

261. View of Kinchinjunga from Tonglo
View of Kinchinjunga from Tonglo

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 276. Road up to Nainee Tal, India, in Spring time

276. Road up to Nainee Tal, India, in Spring time
The tree in flower is Ougeinia dalbergioides, Benth

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 283. Dibee Dhoora Dee, with its Well and Deodar trees, Kumaon, I

283. Dibee Dhoora Dee, with its Well and Deodar trees, Kumaon, I
A place of pilgrimage. Consult 297 and its description for particulars of the Deodar

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 282. A. Himalayan Oak and Birds, Nainee Tal, India

282. A. Himalayan Oak and Birds, Nainee Tal, India
This oak is Quercus incana, Roxb. and the bird a species of Erythrospiza

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 256. Foliage and Flowers of the Suriya or Portia; the Pagodas of

256. Foliage and Flowers of the Suriya or Portia; the Pagodas of
The Portia (Thespesia populnea, Corr.) is a fast-growing tree, commonly planted for shade in Southern India. When the flowers first open they are yellow, changing to red as they get older

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 253. Wild Flowers of Kumaon, India

253. Wild Flowers of Kumaon, India
On the left a robust species of Habenaria-H. intermedia, D. Don, with the purple Strobilanthes Wallichii, Nees, above; the large lilac flower is Roscoecs alpine, Royle, and the plant over it

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 300. Indian Coral Tree, 1878

300. Indian Coral Tree, 1878
Indian coral tree (Erythrina variegata). Oil on board by Marianne North, 1878. The gorgeous flowers of this tree are often mentioned by Indian poets

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 299. The Bael Fruit

299. The Bael Fruit
Aegle Marmelos, Corr. is a member of the same family as the orange. Its leaves, which are divided into three separate leaflets, are sacred to the Hindoo

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 298. The Neem

298. The Neem
The Neem tree (Melia Azcadirachta, Linn.) is described by the poets as the type of all that is bitter; and its bark is said to be a fair substitute for Cinchona in cases of fever, &c

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 297. The Deodar or Indian Cedar

297. The Deodar or Indian Cedar
Cedrus Deodara, Loud. forms large forests in the mountains of northern India, growing to a height of 50 to 100 feet and upwards, and yielding a valuable durable timber

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 296. Flowers of Sal

296. Flowers of Sal
Shorea robusta, Roxb. is one of the most valuable of Indian timber trees, 100 to 150 feet high. It also yields a large quantity of resin

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 288. Mussulman Tombs in the Plain of Old Delhi

288. Mussulman Tombs in the Plain of Old Delhi

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 287. Orchids of Tropical Asia

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

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 286. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Millingtonia hortensis

286. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of Millingtonia hortensis
This tree is a native of the Malay Peninsula, cultivated in South India for its ornamental character. Bark used for the same purposes as cork

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 284. Talipot Palm, near the Botanic Garden, Peradeniya, Ceylon

284. Talipot Palm, near the Botanic Garden, Peradeniya, Ceylon
This Palm (Corypha umbraculifera, L.) is a native of Ceylon and the Malabar coast, where it grows sixty or seventy or sometimes as much as a hundred feet high, and then flowers and dies

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 281. Open Seed-vessels of a Species of Sterculia and a Nettle in

281. Open Seed-vessels of a Species of Sterculia and a Nettle in
See 633

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 262. African Baobab Tree in the Princesss Garden at Tanjore, In

262. African Baobab Tree in the Princesss Garden at Tanjore, In
Adansonia digitata, Linn. the African Baobab, is remarkable for the gigantic proportions of its relatively short trunk, which sometimes, it is recorded

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 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 imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 254. Foliage and Fruit of the Cherimoyer

254. Foliage and Fruit of the Cherimoyer
Anona Cherimnolia, Mill. is a delicious fruit of Peru. Several other species of the same genus yield excellent fruits, as A. reticulata, L. See 275

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 236 View of the Cathedral Rooks from Mattaran, India

236 View of the Cathedral Rooks from Mattaran, India
Monkeys in the foreground

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 291. Pine-clad slopes of Nagkunda, North India, and view of the

291. Pine-clad slopes of Nagkunda, North India, and view of the

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 289. Pine-clad slopes of Nagkunda, North India, and view of the

289. Pine-clad slopes of Nagkunda, North India, and view of the

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 266. Loose - skinned Orange of Colombo, Ceylon

266. Loose - skinned Orange of Colombo, Ceylon
A variety of Citrus Aurantium, Linn

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 264. The Cobra Plant, under Deodars, at Simla, India

264. The Cobra Plant, under Deodars, at Simla, India
Arisaema curvatum, Roxb

Background imageImages Dated 10th March 2011: 246. Male Inflorescence of a Screw Pine

246. Male Inflorescence of a Screw Pine
Trees of the same behind and Buffaloes wallowing in the mud of the swollen river. Screw Pines are so called in allusion to the spiral arrangement of their long prickly leaves



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