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Asterales Collection

Background imageAsterales Collection: Heathland

Heathland
Original artwork for Heathland by Barbara Nicholson, signed B.E.N. copyright British Museum (Natural History) 1973, printed in England by Lund Humphries

Background imageAsterales Collection: Heathland

Heathland poster with captions by Barbara Nicholson, signed B.E.N. copyright British Museum (Natural History) 1973, printed in England by Lund Humphries

Background imageAsterales Collection: Dahlia pinnata, pinnate dahlia

Dahlia pinnata, pinnate dahlia
Painting by Pierre Joseph Redoute (1759-1840), from his publication Choix des plus belles fleurs (The Most Beautiful Flowers), c. 1827-33

Background imageAsterales Collection: see record 3688 - Helianthus annus, sunflower

see record 3688 - Helianthus annus, sunflower
Page 68 from Illustration of the Sexual System of Linneaus (1777) vol 2, by John Miller (1715-c. 1790)

Background imageAsterales Collection: Dahlias sp

Dahlias sp
Plate 1 from The Beauties of Flora 1820, by Samuel Curtis (1779-1860) with drawings by Clara Maria Pope. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Taraxacum officinale, dandelion (fruiting head)

Taraxacum officinale, dandelion (fruiting head)
Scanning electron microscope image showing a vertical section through an unripe fruiting head of a dandelion in the yellow flower stage. Colour added artificially by computer

Background imageAsterales Collection: Silybum marianum, milk thistle

Silybum marianum, milk thistle
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London. Entitled Chardon Marie

Background imageAsterales Collection: Stylidium scandens, climbing trigger plant

Stylidium scandens, climbing trigger plant
Plate 82 from Botanical Drawings from Australia (1801) by Ferdinand L Bauer (1760-1826)

Background imageAsterales Collection: Phaenocoma prolifera, everlasting

Phaenocoma prolifera, everlasting
Watercolour No. 8 by Ralph Stennett, c. early 1800s. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Syncarpha vestita, Cape everlasting

Syncarpha vestita, Cape everlasting
Watercolour No. 35 by Ralph Stennett, 1807. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Helianthus annuus, sunflower

Helianthus annuus, sunflower
Plate 578 from the John Reeves Collection of Botanical Drawings from Canton, China. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Pollen sketch by Francis Bauer

Pollen sketch by Francis Bauer
Francis Bauers pollen watercolour sketch from the Natural History Museums Botany Library. Page 63, showing Centaurea, Clarkia, Achilia, Bignonia and other pollen

Background imageAsterales Collection: Chrysanthemum x morifolium, chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum x morifolium, chrysanthemum. Plate 582 from the John Reeves Collection of Botanical Drawings from Canton, China. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Phasianus colchicus shawii, common pheasant

Phasianus colchicus shawii, common pheasant
Plate 51 by Joseph Wolf from Daniel Giraud Elliots A Monograph of the Phasianid, or Family of the Pheasants, (1872)

Background imageAsterales Collection: Campanula rotundifolia, harebell

Campanula rotundifolia, harebell

Background imageAsterales Collection: Inula helenium, elecampane

Inula helenium, elecampane
Page 27 from a volume of botanical drawings. Watercolour on paper, 1815 by Frances Anna M. Phillipps (1786-1863). Held in the Library and Archives Date: 1815

Background imageAsterales Collection: Carduus nutans, musk thistle

Carduus nutans, musk thistle
Watercolour and ink on paper, c. mid-19th century by Ellen Hawkins (fl.1821-1868).Held in the Library and Archives

Background imageAsterales Collection: Chrysanthemum, CT scan image

Chrysanthemum, CT scan image
CT Scan image of a Chrysanthemum

Background imageAsterales Collection: Downy Woundwort, Stachys germanica

Downy Woundwort, Stachys germanica
Plate 83/11, illustration of Downy Woundwort from Deutschlands Flora (1841) by Jacob Sturm (1771-1848). Date: 1841

Background imageAsterales Collection: Archimedes swallovanus, bryozoan

Archimedes swallovanus, bryozoan
Fossil bryozoan dating from the Carboniferous rocks, Mississippian, Golconda Fm. Marigold, Illinois, U.S.A

Background imageAsterales Collection: Gazania splendens, gazania and Callicarpa purpurea, purple b

Gazania splendens, gazania and Callicarpa purpurea, purple b
Plate 29 from The Illustrated Bouquet (1857-64) by Edward Geroge Henderson. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Caltha palustris, yellow marsh marigold

Caltha palustris, yellow marsh marigold
Drawing 1/9 made in 1906 by Arthur Harry Church (1865-1937). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London. Plate 031

Background imageAsterales Collection: Taraxacum offininale, dandelion clock

Taraxacum offininale, dandelion clock
Dandelion seeds (Taraxacum offininale) in the Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, London. Photograph taken by Derek Adams, April 2003

Background imageAsterales Collection: Leucanthemum vulgare, oxeye daisy

Leucanthemum vulgare, oxeye daisy
Oxeye daisies (Leucanthemum vulgare) growing in the Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, London. Photographed by Derek Adams, May 2003

Background imageAsterales Collection: Dandelion

Dandelion growing in the Wildlife Garden at the Natural History Museum, London. Photographed by Derek Adams, May 2003

Background imageAsterales Collection: Metitaea ismeria and Helianthus tracheliifolius

Metitaea ismeria and Helianthus tracheliifolius

Background imageAsterales Collection: Sonchus palustris, marsh sow-thistle

Sonchus palustris, marsh sow-thistle
One of the 36 decorative panels depicting flora that form the ceiling of the North Hall at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Tagetes erecta, marigold

Tagetes erecta, marigold
Illustration of marigold (Tagetes erecta) by August Johann Georg Carl Batsch (1761-1802) from the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum

Background imageAsterales Collection: Brachyglottis repanda, bushmans toilet paper

Brachyglottis repanda, bushmans toilet paper
Finished watercolour by Fred Polydore Nodder from an original outline drawing by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771

Background imageAsterales Collection: Carthamus tinctorius, safflower

Carthamus tinctorius, safflower
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Helichrysum bracteatum, strawflower

Helichrysum bracteatum, strawflower
Finished watercolour by Fred Polydore Nodder from an original outine drawing by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771

Background imageAsterales Collection: Celmisia gracilenta, dainty daisy

Celmisia gracilenta, dainty daisy
Finished watercolour by Fred Polydore Nodder from an original outline drawing by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771

Background imageAsterales Collection: Dampiera stricta, blue dampiera

Dampiera stricta, blue dampiera
Outline drawing by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771

Background imageAsterales Collection: Senecio candidans, sea cabbage

Senecio candidans, sea cabbage
Finished watercolour by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771. Illustration annotated Cacalia lanuginosa

Background imageAsterales Collection: Tagetes patula, marigold

Tagetes patula, marigold
Illustration of marigold (Tagetes patula) by August Johann Georg Carl Batsch (1761-1802) from the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum

Background imageAsterales Collection: Plants for salads

Plants for salads

Background imageAsterales Collection: Anthemis nobilis, chamomile

Anthemis nobilis, chamomile
Plate 154 from Medicinal Plants by Bentley & Trimen, Vol 2 1880. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Olearia furfuracea, tree daisy

Olearia furfuracea, tree daisy
Finished watercolour by Fred Polydore Nodder from an original outline drawing by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771

Background imageAsterales Collection: Chicorium intybus, chicory

Chicorium intybus, chicory
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Lechenaultia filiformis

Lechenaultia filiformis
Finished watercolour by Fred Polydore Nodder from an original outine drawing by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771

Background imageAsterales Collection: Senecio rufiglandulosus

Senecio rufiglandulosus
Finished watercolour by Fred Polydore Nodder from an original outline drawing by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771

Background imageAsterales Collection: Tetrax tetrax, little bustard

Tetrax tetrax, little bustard
Plate 18 from John Goulds The Birds of Great Britain, Vol. 4 (1873). Hand coloured lithograph

Background imageAsterales Collection: Chrysanthemum x morifolium, chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum x morifolium, chrysanthemum
Plate 590 from the John Reeves Collection of Botanical Drawings from Canton, China. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales Collection: Campanula medium, Canterbury bells

Campanula medium, Canterbury bells
Plate 63 from Ladies Flower Garden Annuals (1843) by Jane Wells Loudon. Also shows Macrophylla, Barbata, Punctata, Alpina and Sarmatica

Background imageAsterales Collection: Aricanis minor, marigold

Aricanis minor, marigold
Page 268 of Flora Exotica (1720) by Johanne Godfredo Simula. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAsterales 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 imageAsterales Collection: Solanum hystrix, Afghan thistle

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

Background imageAsterales 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



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