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Asteraceae Collection (#2)

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Telekia speciosa, telekia

Telekia speciosa, telekia
Plate 44 from Ladies Flower Garden Annuals (1843) by Jane Wells Loudon. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Solanum hystrix, Afghan thistle

Solanum hystrix, Afghan thistle
Plate 107 from Botanical Drawings from Australia (1801) by Ferdinand L Bauer (1760-1826)

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Onopordum acanthium, cotton thistle

Onopordum acanthium, cotton thistle
One of the 36 decorative panels depicting flora that form the ceiling of the North Hall at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Matricaria chusan, upas tree

Matricaria chusan, upas tree
Specimen from Sloane Herbarium Vol.330, Keuk hoa. Page 57 with Petivers printed label. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Dahlia hybrid, dahlia

Dahlia hybrid, dahlia
A photograph of one of the decorative ceiling panels from the roof of the Natural History Museums Central Hall. Showing Dahlia hybrid, dahlia from Mexico

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Tagetes erecta L. marigold

Tagetes erecta L. marigold

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Chaptalia nutans, silverpuff

Chaptalia nutans, silverpuff
Chaptalia nutans specimen in the Sloane Herbarium taken from Jamaica

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Carduelis carduelis, European goldfinch

Carduelis carduelis, European goldfinch
Plate 155 from William MacGillivrays Watercolour drawings of British Animals (1831-1841)

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Aglais urticae and Polygonia c-album, butterflies

Aglais urticae and Polygonia c-album, butterflies

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, oxeye daisy

Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, oxeye daisy
Oxeye daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) in the Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Helianthus californicus, sunflower

Helianthus californicus, sunflower
An illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Dedroica palmarum, palm warbler

Dedroica palmarum, palm warbler
Plate 145 from John James Audubons Birds of America, original double elephant folio (1831-34), hand-coloured aquatint. Engraved, printed and coloured by R. Havell (& Son), London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Bellis perenis, daisy petal

Bellis perenis, daisy petal
Scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of a daisy petal. Published in Close-Up (2004) by Chris Jones and Alex Ball (inside cover)

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Composite Plant illustration

Composite Plant illustration
An illustration of a composite plant - an imaginary plant created to demonstrate various plant parts - by PJF Turpin in Oeuvres d Histoire Naturelle de Goethe, by CF Martin, 1837

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Helianthus ovatus lehm

Helianthus ovatus lehm. Dried specimen from the museum herbarium. Collected 5th September 1835

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Asteraceae, daisy

Asteraceae, daisy
Scanning electron microscope image of the fractured surface of an anther showing a developing pollen grain from a member of the daisy or Asteraceae family ( X 3000)

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Taraxacum officinale, dandelion

Taraxacum officinale, dandelion
Scanning electron microscope (SEM) image of a dandelion (x 80)

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Helianthus indicu, sunflower

Helianthus indicu, sunflower
An illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Gazania rigens, gazania

Gazania rigens, gazania
Drawing by Richard Lancake [pl. 49]. Image used in The Chelsea Gardener Philip Miller (1990) by Hazel Le Rougetel, plate 10

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Edmondia sesamoides, everlasting

Edmondia sesamoides, everlasting
Watercolour No. 18 by Ralph Stennett, 1807. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Centaurea glastifolia, yellow star thistle

Centaurea glastifolia, yellow star thistle
Watercolour No. 31 from Volume 2 by Simon Taylor, c. mid-1700s. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Anacyclus valentina, anacyclus

Anacyclus valentina, anacyclus
Watercolour No. 181 from Volume 1 by Simon Taylor, c. mid-1700s. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural history Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Helianthus mollis, downy sunflower

Helianthus mollis, downy sunflower
Illustration by Frederick Polydore Nodder, 1776. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Stemmacantha uniflora

Stemmacantha uniflora
Illustration from Flora Sibirica (1747-1769) by Johann Georg Gmelin. Type Specimens of plants named by Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778)

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Digitalis purpurea, foxglove

Digitalis purpurea, foxglove
One of the 36 decorative panels depicting flora that form the ceiling of the North Hall at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Inula helenium, elfwort

Inula helenium, elfwort
One of the 36 decorative panels depicting flora that form the ceiling of the North Hall at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Tall blue astor

Tall blue astor
Folio 78 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Chrysanthemum sp. chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemum sp. chrysanthemums
Folio 60 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Lathyrus latifolius, everlasting pea

Lathyrus latifolius, everlasting pea
Folio 42 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Gelsemium empervirens, yellow jasmine

Gelsemium empervirens, yellow jasmine
Centaurea sp. cornflower. Folio 36 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Zinnia sp. zinnia

Zinnia sp. zinnia
Plate 35 from Ladies Flower Garden Annuals (1843) by Jane Wells Loudon. Also shows Zinnia verticilata, Elegans, Grandiflora, Sulphurea and Multiflora

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Calotis lappulacea, bur daisy

Calotis lappulacea, bur daisy
Plate 60 from Botanical Drawings from Australia (1801) by Ferdinand L Bauer (1760-1826)

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Chrysanthemum sp. chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum sp. chrysanthemum
Illustration from Delineation of exotic plants cultivated in the Royal Garden at Kew (1796) by Franz Andreas Bauer (1758-1840). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Annual and biannual plants

Annual and biannual plants

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Handwritten notes by John Abbot

Handwritten notes by John Abbot
Handwritten notes to accompany Plate 34, 7 from Volume 16 by John Abbot. Illustration of Metitaea ismeria and Helianthus tracheliifolius

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Helianthus tomentosus, Jerusalem artichoke

Helianthus tomentosus, Jerusalem artichoke
Watercolour by Margaret Stones, 1982. Stones studied plants under the microscope as well as dried and living specimens. This drawing shows the full sized plant

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Senecio vulgaris, groundsel

Senecio vulgaris, groundsel
Folio 46 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Senecio pseudoarnica Less. seaside ragwort

Senecio pseudoarnica Less. seaside ragwort
Sketch 11, Newfoundland Volumes. From a collection of original drawings and sketches by Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Arctotis sp. South African daisy

Arctotis sp. South African daisy
Watercolour No. 52 by Gertrude Metz, 1777. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Chrysanthemum segetum, corn marigold

Chrysanthemum segetum, corn marigold
Corn marigold in the Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, London. Photographed by Derek Adams, July 2004

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Tussilago farfara, coltsfoot

Tussilago farfara, coltsfoot
Close-up of a coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara) growing in the Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, London. Photographed by Derek Adams, March 2003

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Echinacea purpurea, purple coneflower

Echinacea purpurea, purple coneflower

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Helichrisum brachteatum, strawflower

Helichrisum brachteatum, strawflower
Illustration of strawflower (Helichrisum brachteatum) by Sydney Parkinson

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Lactuca sativa, lettuce

Lactuca sativa, lettuce
Plate 19 from Le Regne Vegetal, Vol 12, Hort. Atlas, 1870. Picture depicts a close-up on a lettuce (Lactuca sativa). Illustration entitled Plantes pour salades

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Zinnia peruviana, Peruvian zinnia

Zinnia peruviana, Peruvian zinnia
Sketch 180 from the Ehret Collection of Sketches (unbound) by Georg Dionysius Ehret (1708-1770). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Anthemis cotula, mayweed chamomile

Anthemis cotula, mayweed chamomile
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsteraceae Collection: Helichrysum obconicum

Helichrysum obconicum
Copper plate by Gabriel Smith from the original drawing by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771



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