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Images Dated 2011 May: 3 May 2011

3 May 2011 Collection
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Images Dated 2011 May: 4 May 2011

4 May 2011 Collection
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Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 5 May 2011

5 May 2011
722. Group of Nikau Palms, with a background of the Kawa Kawa, New Zealand

Images Dated 2011 May: 16 May 2011

16 May 2011 Collection
31 Items

Images Dated 2011 May: 25 May 2011

25 May 2011 Collection
67 Items

Images Dated 2011 May: 31 May 2011

31 May 2011 Collection
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Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 389. Cycads. Screw-pines and Bamboos, with Durban in the distanc

389. Cycads. Screw-pines and Bamboos, with Durban in the distanc
Cultivated in the Durban Botanic Garden, though most of the plants are natives of the country. The Cycads are chiefly species of Zamia, with a small plant of the endemic Stangeria paradoxa, T

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: Palm House Interior at Kew

Palm House Interior at Kew
oldest pot plants in the world

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 405. A Medley of Flowers from Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope

405. A Medley of Flowers from Table Mountain, Cape of Good Hope
On the right, the scarlet Sutherlandia frutescens, R. Br. followed by the white balls of the minute flowers of a Brunia ? a blue and red Lobostermon(Boraginaceae)

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 476. Male and Female Trees of the Coco de Mer in Praslin

476. Male and Female Trees of the Coco de Mer in Praslin
On the right the taller male trees, which some- times attain a height of 100 feet, but the female is always shorter. The feather-leaved palm in front may be Deckenia

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 368. Two Flowering Shrubs of: Natal and a Trogon

368. Two Flowering Shrubs of: Natal and a Trogon
The brilliant red Schotia speciosa, Jacq. is related to the gorgeous Indian Amnherstia (see 594). The fragrant white Gardenia Thunbergia Linn. f

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 365. Strelitzia and Sugar Birds, South Africa

365. Strelitzia and Sugar Birds, South Africa
The genus Strelitzia, of which four or five species are known, is peculiar to South Africa, and its botanical affinity is with the Banana (Musa) and with the travellers tree of Madagascar (Ravenala)

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 465. The only Shade in Ile Aride, Seychelles

465. The only Shade in Ile Aride, Seychelles
A partially uprooted tree of Terminalia Catappa, Linn. affords the only real shade in the island, and under its welcome branches all the inhabitants assemble

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 466. Smelt-Fishing at Port Victoria, Mah, Seychelles

466. Smelt-Fishing at Port Victoria, Mah, Seychelles

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: Palm House Interior

Palm House Interior at Kew

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 497. Native Vanilla hanging from the Wild Orange, . Praslin, Seyc

497. Native Vanilla hanging from the Wild Orange, . Praslin, Seyc
Vanilla Phalaenopsis, Reichb. f. is endemic in the Seychelles, and, like several other species of the genus, it is leafless. The orange on which it grows is naturalised only in these islands

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 369. Strelitzia augusta at St. Johns Kaffraria

369. Strelitzia augusta at St. Johns Kaffraria
Trees of the same in the background, and Tecormaria capensis, Spach. trailing over the vegetation on the left (see 365)

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 361. Papyrus or Paper Reed growing in the Ciane, Sicily

361. Papyrus or Paper Reed growing in the Ciane, Sicily
In ancient times the Papyrus (Cyperus Papyrus, Linn.)was a plant of great importance, for from its stems was prepared the paper upon which the Egyptians wrote their books, etc

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 475. Male inflorescence and Ripe Nuts of the Coco de Mer, Seyche

475. Male inflorescence and Ripe Nuts of the Coco de Mer, Seyche
A portion of the outer fibrous covering of the fruit has been removed showing the two-lobed nut, which usually contains only one seed, probably the largest in the vegetable kingdom

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: Glorie de Dijon - Rosier Ile - Bourbon

Glorie de Dijon - Rosier Ile - Bourbon

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: Laelia schilleriana splendens (Laeliocattleya schilleriana), 1862

Laelia schilleriana splendens (Laeliocattleya schilleriana), 1862
Watercolour illustration by Cornelius Durham, 1862. Artwork from John Days Scrapbook, Volume 4, Page 66

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 492. The Clove in fruit, and view over Mahe, Seychelles

492. The Clove in fruit, and view over Mahe, Seychelles
It is rare to see the clove tree in fruit where it is properly cultivated, because the cloves used as a condiment are the unopened flower buds. See 688

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 430. Water-Lily and surrounding vegetation in Van Staadens Kloo

430. Water-Lily and surrounding vegetation in Van Staadens Kloo
Nymphaea stellata, Willd. the Water-Lily in this painting, is very widely spread in Africa and India, and there are white, blue, purple, and rose varieties

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 393. Part of the Residence, St. Johns, Kaffraria. 393. Part of the Residence, St. Johns, Kaffraria

393. Part of the Residence, St. Johns, Kaffraria. 393. Part of the Residence, St. Johns, Kaffraria
At the time of the Artists visit the whole " Residence" consisted of a number of Pondo Huts, one of which forms a part of this painting; and the tree overhanging it is the White Pear

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 385. Some grotesque plants from the Karroo, South Africa

385. Some grotesque plants from the Karroo, South Africa
In front on the right the singularly-formed and coloured flowers of Gomphocarpus grandiflorus, Benth. & Hook. f. a member of the Asclepiadaceae. On the left,

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 351. View of the Mountains from the railway between Durban and M

351. View of the Mountains from the railway between Durban and M
This view is from the highest part of the railway; the undulating foreground is dotted with Cycas trees. See 366

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 360. Doum and Date Palms on the Nile above Philae, Egypt

360. Doum and Date Palms on the Nile above Philae, Egypt
Among Palms the Doum (Hyphaene thebaica, Mart.) is remarkable for having normally a branched trunk, instead of a single trunk with a terminal crown of leaves

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 380. A common Plant on sandy sea-shores in the Tropics

380. A common Plant on sandy sea-shores in the Tropics
This lovely trailer (Ipomoea blob, Forsk, is found on almost all sandy sea-shores in the tropics as well as in some subtropical regions, including many of the most remote oceanic islands)

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 480. View of the South Coast of Mahe and Schools of Venns Tow

480. View of the South Coast of Mahe and Schools of Venns Tow
Pandanus sechellarum, Baif. f. sending down roots almost from the top, Cyathea sechellarurm, Mett. and other vegetation

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 471. Dr. and Mrs. Hoad at home in Praslin, Seychelles

471. Dr. and Mrs. Hoad at home in Praslin, Seychelles
The hencoops and roof-caps consist of single leaves of the Double Cocoanut, and the rest of the roof of other palm leaves. In the foreground are trees of Bombax and Mango

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 467. Palms, Capucin Trees, etc. on the cliffs near Venns Town

467. Palms, Capucin Trees, etc. on the cliffs near Venns Town
The prominent Palm is Stevensonia grandifolia, Duncan, with Screw-Pines on the left. Behind are dead and living trees of the Capucin (Northea seychellana, Hook)

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 376. Male Papaw with Flowers and Imperfect Fruit

376. Male Papaw with Flowers and Imperfect Fruit
Usually the male and female flowers of the Papaw (Carica Papaya, Linn.) are borne on separate plants, the former on long hanging branches, the latter on very short stalks

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 374. Looking up Stream from the mouth of the St. Johns River, K

374. Looking up Stream from the mouth of the St. Johns River, K
Various Aloes, Strelitzia augusta, and Mesembryanthemum on the rocks in front

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 386. Aloes at Natal

386. Aloes at Natal
In front is a portion of the inflorescence, natural size, of the arboreous one; to the left is a plant of a species which does not form a trunk. It is near, if not true, Aloe latifolia

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 444. View of Cadles Hotel and the Kloof beyond, near Grahamstow

444. View of Cadles Hotel and the Kloof beyond, near Grahamstow

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 435. Protea and Golden-breasted Cuckoo, of South Africa

435. Protea and Golden-breasted Cuckoo, of South Africa
This magnificent Protea (P. speciosa, Linn.) grows about as tall as a man, and is remarkable alike for its thick, red-margined leaves, and its elegantly fringed bracts

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 489. A Native Orchid and Butterflies, Mahe, Seychelles

489. A Native Orchid and Butterflies, Mahe, Seychelles
Angraecum eburneum, Thouars, is an Orchid of a genus characteristic of the Mascarene Islands and Tropical and South Africa. See 356

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 474. Coco de Mer Gorge in Praslin, with distant view of Mahe Sil

474. Coco de Mer Gorge in Praslin, with distant view of Mahe Sil
The Coco de Mer or Double Cocoanut (Lodoicea sechellarum, Labill.) is peculiar to the Seychelles, and only abundant in Praslin; but long previous to the discovery of the group, in 1743

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: Vriesea splendens

Vriesea splendens. Family: Bromeliaceae

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: Dypsis leptocheilos palm leaf

Dypsis leptocheilos palm leaf

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: Palm House Interior at Kew

Palm House Interior at Kew
Palm House panoramic interior

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 367. A. Giant Kniphofia near Grahamstown

367. A. Giant Kniphofia near Grahamstown
Kniphofia is a genus of the Liliaceae numbering about twenty known species, which inhabit Eastern Africa, from Abyssinia to the Cape, and Madagascar. The species here represented (K)

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: Phyllostachys nigra

Phyllostachys nigra
GRAMINEAE, Phyllostachys nigra, black bamboo

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 490. Fruit grown in the Seychelles

490. Fruit grown in the Seychelles
An attractive and delicious fruit is the Framboisier (Rubus rosaefolius, Sm.) in the boat of Banana leaf, with foliage and flowers by the side

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 487. Flowers of a bush and Pitcher Plant, Mahe

487. Flowers of a bush and Pitcher Plant, Mahe
The Pitcher plant is shown growing in a tangled mass on the huge granite boulder below; and beyond is the harbour of Mahe

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 472. Saponaire or Periwinkle and Green Frogs in Mahe

472. Saponaire or Periwinkle and Green Frogs in Mahe
Vinca rosea, Linn. and its variety alba, supposed to be a native of America, is now found wild in most hot countries

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 464. Palms in Mahe, Seychelles

464. Palms in Mahe, Seychelles
Besides the cocoa-nut, which may or may not have reached these islands ind ependently of human agency, there are eight species of Palm indigenous in the Seychelles

Background imageImages Dated 2011 May: 463. An Asiatic Pancratium, colonised in the Seychelles

463. An Asiatic Pancratium, colonised in the Seychelles




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