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Images Dated 10th March 2011

Choose from 28 images in our Images Dated 10th March 2011 collection.


300. Indian Coral Tree, 1878 Featured 10 Mar 2011 Image

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. Since Krishna stole it from the Celestial Garden for his wives, it has been under a curse, and is never used in Hindoo worship. Being armed with prickles

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284. Talipot Palm, near the Botanic Garden, Peradeniya, Ceylon Featured 10 Mar 2011 Image

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. It is a number of years-ten or more before it begins to form a

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