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Images Dated 25th May 2011

Choose from 67 images in our Images Dated 25th May 2011 collection.


499. A Tripod Cocoanut, Mahe, Seychelles Featured 25 May 2011 Image

499. A Tripod Cocoanut, Mahe, Seychelles

The hut is made of the plaited leaves of the cocoanut and roofed with the same in the natural state.
In an early state the ovary of the future fruit of the cocoanut is three-celled, each cell containing a single ovule ; but two of these are almost

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Landscape, Leaves, Mahe, Marianne North, Painting, Seychelles

494. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Tatamaka, Praslin Featured 25 May 2011 Image

494. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of the Tatamaka, Praslin

Among big trees growing on the shores of the Mascarene Islands, tropical Asia and Polynesia, the present (Calophyllum Inophyllum Linn.) is conspicuous alike from its commonness and its beauty. Its seeds germinate freely, it is averred, after long imm

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Flowers, Landscape, Leaves, Marianne North, Mascarene Islands, Painting, Praslin, Tatamaka, White

478. Wild Pine Apples, and Stevensonia and other Palms, Praslin Featured 25 May 2011 Image

478. Wild Pine Apples, and Stevensonia and other Palms, Praslin

Slevensoniagrandifolia, Duncan, is, or was, common in all the islands, though not found elsewhere. It is a grand Palm growing from forty to fifty feet high, but Verschatfeltia splendida, Wendl., of which there are some young examples on the right, eq

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Leaves, Marianne North, Painting, Palms, Praslin, Stevensonia, Wild Pine Apples