Posts Tagged: Sydney Parkinson

Joseph Banks, Banks' Florilegium, Sydney Parkinson, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Banksia serrata, commonly known as Old Man Banksia, Saw Banksia, Saw-tooth Banksia and Red Honeysuckle, is a species of woody shrub or tree of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family. The plant is native to east coast Australia is

Joseph Banks, Banks' Florilegium, Sydney Parkinson, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Banksia serrata, commonly known as Old Man Banksia, Saw Banksia, Saw-tooth Banksia and Red Honeysuckle, is a species of woody shrub or tree of the genus Banksia in the Proteaceae family. The plant is native to east coast Australia is

Sydney Parkinson, Banks' Florilegium, Endeavour botanical illustrations, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Ficus parkinsonii was the name given to a type of Australian fig, which today is known by the trinomial moniker Ficus superba var. henneana. The specimen above was collected by the naturalist Joseph Banks on a brief visit to Booby

Sydney Parkinson, Banks' Florilegium, Endeavour botanical illustrations, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Ficus parkinsonii was the name given to a type of Australian fig, which today is known by the trinomial moniker Ficus superba var. henneana. The specimen above was collected by the naturalist Joseph Banks on a brief visit to Booby

Anne de Lenclos, courtesan, Joseph Banks, Ninon de l'Enclos, Tahiti, Oberea, Purea, Queen of Tahiti, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

The Coquette Avenged

Ninon de l’Enclos is a relatively obscure figure in the English-speaking world, but is much better known in France where her name is synonymous with wit and beauty. While this may be the case today, a generation after her death

Anne de Lenclos, courtesan, Joseph Banks, Ninon de l'Enclos, Tahiti, Oberea, Purea, Queen of Tahiti, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell,

The Coquette Avenged

Ninon de l’Enclos is a relatively obscure figure in the English-speaking world, but is much better known in France where her name is synonymous with wit and beauty. While this may be the case today, a generation after her death

Map of Life, biodiversity, conservation, nature, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell

Map of Life goes live

Map of Life – an interactive resource for global biodiversity analysis – launches today, promising a new era in the visualization of species distribution, reports Nature. Funded in part by the US National Science Foundation, the site will soon allow users

Map of Life, biodiversity, conservation, nature, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Natalie Waddell

Map of Life goes live

Map of Life – an interactive resource for global biodiversity analysis – launches today, promising a new era in the visualization of species distribution, reports Nature. Funded in part by the US National Science Foundation, the site will soon allow users

lotus, Venus, florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, transit of Venus, Tahiti, Joseph Banks, Natalie Waddell,

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Diospyros lotus, better known as the Date-plum or Caucasian Persimmon, is a widely cultivated species of the genus Diospyros, known by the ancient Greeks as ‘the fruit of the gods’ (‘Dios pyros’ means ‘the wheat of Zeus’). The watercolour above

lotus, Venus, florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, transit of Venus, Tahiti, Joseph Banks, Natalie Waddell,

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Diospyros lotus, better known as the Date-plum or Caucasian Persimmon, is a widely cultivated species of the genus Diospyros, known by the ancient Greeks as ‘the fruit of the gods’ (‘Dios pyros’ means ‘the wheat of Zeus’). The watercolour above

Hibiscus, Tahiti, florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, transit of Venus, Joseph Banks, Sydney Parkinson, Natalie Waddell

The Queen of Tahiti

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is one of some 300 species within the Hibiscus genus, which in turn is part of the Malvaceae family of flowering plants. It is sometimes known as the Queen of Tahiti. It is one of many plant genera

Hibiscus, Tahiti, florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, transit of Venus, Joseph Banks, Sydney Parkinson, Natalie Waddell

The Queen of Tahiti

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is one of some 300 species within the Hibiscus genus, which in turn is part of the Malvaceae family of flowering plants. It is sometimes known as the Queen of Tahiti. It is one of many plant genera

morning glory, floriology, florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Tahiti, Sydney Parkinson, transit of Venus,

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Ipomoea littoralis is one of around 1,650 species within the Convolvulaceae family of flowering plants, which in turn comprises some 60 genera. The Ipomoea genus is the largest group, amounting to around 500 species. Around 1,000 species within the Convolvulaceae

morning glory, floriology, florilegium, Mrs Morgan's Florilegium, Tahiti, Sydney Parkinson, transit of Venus,

Historical botanical illustration of the day

Ipomoea littoralis is one of around 1,650 species within the Convolvulaceae family of flowering plants, which in turn comprises some 60 genera. The Ipomoea genus is the largest group, amounting to around 500 species. Around 1,000 species within the Convolvulaceae