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Images Dated 2011 May

Choose from 154 images in our Images Dated 2011 May collection.


456. Haemanthus and other South African Flowers Featured May Image

456. Haemanthus and other South African Flowers

In front a dwarf species of Erythrina and Eucomnispunctata, Alt. var., with Haemanth its magnificus, Herb., var. superbus, Baker, and above on the right, the purple brown Tulbaghia alliacea, Linn., which has a strong odour like that of garlic, though t

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Brown, Flowers, Haemanthus, Leaves, Marianne North, Painting, Purple, Red, South Africa

454. Ostrich Farming at Groot Post, South Africa Featured May Image

454. Ostrich Farming at Groot Post, South Africa

Ostriches are stripped of their feathers twice a year, the operation, it is asserted, causing the bird little pain. Certainly no permanent injury ensues for fresh crops of feathers are produced year after year for a period the limit of which is at pr

© RBG KEW

Art, Artist, Bird, Farming, Groot Post, House, Landscape, Leaves, Marianne North, Ostrich, Painting, South Africa

434. The South African Doornboom, and Fingo Huts, 1882 Featured May Image

434. The South African Doornboom, and Fingo Huts, 1882

Oil on paper by Marianne North, 1882. Many of the Acacias are formidably armed with spines, but perhaps none more so than Acacia horrida, Willd., the Doornboom or Thorn Tree of South Africa. Beyond the Thorn trees and Huts is a Dutch farm, and the Perie Bush; the scene being near King William's Town

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