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Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 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 imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 671. Foliage of a Cinnamon and Atlas Moth

671. Foliage of a Cinnamon and Atlas Moth
The pea-like flower is Clitoria Ternatea, Linn. Observe the Caterpillar and Chrysalis of the Moth (Attacus sp)

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 658. Distant View of Mount Fujiyama, Japan, and Wistaria

658. Distant View of Mount Fujiyama, Japan, and Wistaria
This beautiful, hardy, climbing shrub Wistaria chinensis, DC. is a native of China and Japan, and was introduced into this country about the year 1816

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 6. Seven Snowy Peaks seen from the Araucaria Forest, Chili

6. Seven Snowy Peaks seen from the Araucaria Forest, Chili
A view of the Cordilleras near Angole, with Burning Bush (Embothirium coccineum), an orange-coloured Ground Orchid (Chloraea sp.), the white-flowered Libertia ixioides, Spreng

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 10. The Baths of Cauquenas in the Cordilleras South of, Santiago

10. The Baths of Cauquenas in the Cordilleras South of, Santiago
Columnar Cacti, Pitcairnia, Alstroemeria, Echinocactus, calandrinia, etc. in the foreground on the right. These plants are all represented life size in the paintings around

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 830. Vegetation on a stream at Chanleon, Chili

830. Vegetation on a stream at Chanleon, Chili
Lomaria procera, Spr. in front with Gunnera scabra, Ruiz. et Pay. and Fabiana imbricata, Ruiz. et Pay. on the right; Araucaria imbricata, Pavon, behind; on the left, yellow Bueddleia globosa, Lam

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 25. Inflorescence of the Blue Puya, and Moths, Chili

25. Inflorescence of the Blue Puya, and Moths, Chili
Common inhabitants of the Cordilleras are two noble representatives of the Pine-Apple Order, the Bromeliaceae, namely Puya Whytei, Hook. the present, and P. chilensis (see 19)

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 21. Parasites on Beech Trees, Chili

21. Parasites on Beech Trees, Chili
" Robble, " literally oak, is the name given to the common large-leaved Chilian " Beech" (Nothofagus obliqua, Mirb.)

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 4. Puzzle -Monkey Trees and Guanacos, Chili

4. Puzzle -Monkey Trees and Guanacos, Chili
Pehuen is the Chilian name of the familiar Araucaria imbricata, Pav. here represented in full development at home close under the Cordilleras of Chili, where there are no monkeys

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 818. Red Water Lily of Southern India

818. Red Water Lily of Southern India
This is the Nymphaea Lotus, L. (N. rubra, Roxb.), and was painted at Cochin

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 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 imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 212. North American Carnivorous Plants

212. North American Carnivorous Plants
Painted from plants grown in this garden. Behind, on the left, is Darlingtonia californica, Torr. with Sarracenia purpurea, L.. in front of it; S. fiara, L

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 3. Burning Bush and Emu Wren of Chili

3. Burning Bush and Emu Wren of Chili
The Burning Bush (Embothriumn coccineum, Forst.) belongs to the same family as the South African genera Protea and Leucaden-dron and the Australian Banksia and Grevillea

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: The Blue Puya and Cactus at home in the Cordilleras by Marianne North

The Blue Puya and Cactus at home in the Cordilleras by Marianne North
The Blue Puya and Cactus at home in the Cordilleras, near Apoquindo, Chili

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 832. Distant View of Santiago, Chili, from Apoquindo

832. Distant View of Santiago, Chili, from Apoquindo
Acacia bushes in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 561. A new Pitcher Plant from the limestone mountains of Sarawak

561. A new Pitcher Plant from the limestone mountains of Sarawak
This, Nepenthes Northiana, Hook. f. has one of the largest pitchers of any known species. In consequence of seeing this painting, Messrs

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 23. A Chilian Cactus in flower and its leafless Parasite in frui

23. A Chilian Cactus in flower and its leafless Parasite in frui
Referring to the various Chilian landscapes, we see that columnar cacti are a conspicuous feature. This, the-commonest species, is Cereus Quisco, Gay, which grows to a height of 1.5 to 20 feet

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 16. Wild Flowers of Chanleon, Chili

16. Wild Flowers of Chanleon, Chili
Fuchsia macrostemon, Ruiz et Pav. on the right, is the wild parent of our hardy varieties; above it is the blue Puya with orange anthers, the orange balls of the not unfamiliar Buddleia globosa, Lam

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 19. View near Quilpue, Chili

19. View near Quilpue, Chili
On the rocks in front a gigantic species of Calceolaria, with Puya chilensis, Molina, above, and Boldo trees and Columnar Cacti in the distance

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 15. Armed Birds Nest in Acacia Bush, Chili

15. Armed Birds Nest in Acacia Bush, Chili
Trabajor, that is labourer, is the name given to this bird (Izuallaxis: sordida), a delicate creature that builds an impregnable nest off the spiny branchlets of Acacia cavenia, Molina

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 12. Some Wild Flowers of Quilpue Chili

12. Some Wild Flowers of Quilpue Chili
Beginning at the top on the right are the tufted leaves and hanging orange-red flowers of Lobelia salicifolia, Don, and intermingling with the foliage the graceful blue Conanthera bifolia

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 8. Chilian Palms in the Valley of Salto

8. Chilian Palms in the Valley of Salto
Jubaea spectabilis, H.B.K. is the only kind of palm native in Chili and although it wants the grace and elegance of many of its family it is not less useful

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: Painting 132, Valley behind the Artist ss house at Gordontown, Jamaca

Painting 132, Valley behind the Artist ss house at Gordontown, Jamaca
Painting 132, Datura arborea. L. is the plant in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 825. View of the Corcovado Mountain, near Rio de Janerio, Brazil

825. View of the Corcovado Mountain, near Rio de Janerio, Brazil
The vegetation comprises Bamboo, Royal Palms (Oreodora regia, H.B.IK.), &c

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 192. Wild Flowers from the Neighbourhood of New York

192. Wild Flowers from the Neighbourhood of New York
The plant in front resembling our native Cuckoo Pint, or Lords-and-Ladies, is the Indian Turnip of the Americans (Arisaematriphylla)

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 7. A Chilian Stinging Nettle and Male and Female Beetles

7. A Chilian Stinging Nettle and Male and Female Beetles
The Loasaceae, to which the present plant (Loasa acanthi-folia, Juss.) belongs, are a small family of about a dozen genera and 100 species, which, with the exception of one African species

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 192. Wild Flowers from the Neighbourhood of New York

192. Wild Flowers from the Neighbourhood of New York

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 63. Avenue of Royal Palms at Botafogo, Brazil

63. Avenue of Royal Palms at Botafogo, Brazil
This avenue of Oreodoxa regia, Kth. is half a mile long, and the trees, which are about 40 years old, are 100 feet high. Five rings are left on the trunks each year by the fallen leaves

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 119. Foliage, flowers and fruit of the Nutmeg tree, and Humming

119. Foliage, flowers and fruit of the Nutmeg tree, and Humming
This Humming Bird (Mellisugaminima) is the smallest known. The genus Myristica is rather numerous in species, widely scattered in tropical regions, including America; but the present species

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 30. The Wild Tamarind of Jamaica with scarlet Pod and Barbet

30. The Wild Tamarind of Jamaica with scarlet Pod and Barbet
This showy Leguminous tree is Cojoba arborea var. arborea (synonym Pithecellobium filicifolium) which ranges through the West Indies and Central America

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: Scene in Dr. Lunds Garden at Lagoa Santa, Brazil

Scene in Dr. Lunds Garden at Lagoa Santa, Brazil
Oil on board, no date. According to the Official Guide to the North Gallery, Fifth Edition, 1892, The large trunk in front covered with a Cactus (Cereus, sp.), a large aroid (Philodendron, sp.)

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 506. Dragon Tree at Orotava, Teneriffe

506. Dragon Tree at Orotava, Teneriffe
This is the largest descendent of the famous tree of which a short history is given under 511

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 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 imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 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 imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 262 African Baobab Tree in the Princesss Garden at Tanjore, India

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

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 831. Wild Flowers and Fruits of the Salinas, Chili

831. Wild Flowers and Fruits of the Salinas, Chili
Echinocactus sp. in fruit, above it Ephedra andina, Poepp. in fruit, and a sprig of a white variety of the same in front, with the globular, green flower heads of Eryngiumn paniculatum, Cay

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 829. One of the Volcanoes of the Cordilleras, from Poplar Avenue

829. One of the Volcanoes of the Cordilleras, from Poplar Avenue
On the left is a cottage, and on the right a large oven, as they are commonly constructed in Chili

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 828. View of the Bell Mountain of Quillota, Chili, with colonise

828. View of the Bell Mountain of Quillota, Chili, with colonise
Among emigrant plants none has perhaps taken almost sole possession of such vast areas as the European Cardoon (Cynara Cardunculus, Linn.), which is the wild parent of the Jerusalem Artichoke

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 827. View in the Salinas, Chili

827. View in the Salinas, Chili
The principal plants on the rocks are the yellow and blue Puyas and the Cereus represented natural size in Nos. 23, 26, and 19

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 826. Hot Baths of Cauquenas, Chili

826. Hot Baths of Cauquenas, Chili
Small Bamboos in the foreground

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 790. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Queensland Tree, and Black

790. Foliage, Flowers, and Fruit of a Queensland Tree, and Black
Macadamia ternifolia, F. Muell. belongs to the Proteaceae, and is closely allied to Helicia, which extends northward to India, China, and Japan

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 511. Dragon Tree in the Garden of Mr. Smith, Teneriffe

511. Dragon Tree in the Garden of Mr. Smith, Teneriffe
The Dragon Tree, or more correctly the Dragons Blood Tree (Dracaena Draco, L.), is a native of Teneriffe, and is one of the most celebrated trees in the annals of natural history

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 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 imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 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 imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 338. Mount Everest or Deodunga, from Sundukpho, North India

338. Mount Everest or Deodunga, from Sundukpho, North India
This is believed to be the highest peak of the highest range of mountains in the world; its estimated height being 29, 002 feet, or about five miles and a half

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 278. Michelia and Climber of Darjeeling, India

278. Michelia and Climber of Darjeeling, India
The tree is Michelia excelsa, Wall. a lofty congener of the Champak, and the climber is Porana grandiflora, Wall. which is remarkable in its family (Convolvulaceae) for being sweetscented

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 114. Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Pitanga, and Sulphur Butt

114. Foliage, Flowers and Fruit of the Pitanga, and Sulphur Butt
Pitanga is the name applied to more than one myrtaceous fruit in the West Indies and Brazil; this is apparently a species of Eugenia. The butterfly is Callidyasphilea

Background imageMarianne North Rights Managed Collection: 77. Wild Flowers at Morro Velho, Brazil

77. Wild Flowers at Morro Velho, Brazil
Bignonia venusta. Ker. and a Convolvulacea (Quamoclit Nationis Hook. ?), climbing over Luhea rufescens, St. Hil. a forest tree




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