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Auricula Collection

Background imageAuricula Collection: A Group of Auriculas

A Group of Auriculas, engraved by Lewis & Hopwood after Henderson, in a book entitled The Temple of Flora by Dr Robert John Thornton (1768-1837). The book was published between 1799 and 1807

Background imageAuricula Collection: Primula Auricula Hardy Amies

Primula Auricula Hardy Amies - formally number AE84 in The Gordon Collection. Date: circa 1960s

Background imageAuricula Collection: Primula auricula, primrose

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

Background imageAuricula Collection: Plants / Primula Auricula

Plants / Primula Auricula
BEARs EAR (from the shape of its leaves) variants Gem and King of the crimsons

Background imageAuricula Collection: Auricula Purpurea

Auricula Purpurea
Double headed Auricula Purpurea

Background imageAuricula Collection: Midass ear shell, Ellobium aurismidae

Midass ear shell, Ellobium aurismidae (Midas auricula, Auricula midae). Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn and engraved by Richard Polydore Nodder from William Elford Leachs Zoological

Background imageAuricula Collection: Primrose or Primula varieties

Primrose or Primula varieties
Burnards formosa, Primula elatior polyanthus, Conqueror of Europe auricula, Primula auricula, and common primrose, Primula vulgaris

Background imageAuricula Collection: Primrose or Primula species

Primrose or Primula species
Chinese primrose, Primula praenitens, purple Caucasian primrose, Primula amoena, Siberian primrose, Primula sibirica, and fringed auricula, Primula ciliata

Background imageAuricula Collection: Mouse-ear hawkweed and meadow salsify

Mouse-ear hawkweed and meadow salsify
Mouse-ear hawkweed, Hieracium pilosella, and meadow salsify or goats beard, Tragopogon pratensis. Handcoloured woodblock engraving of a botanical illustration from Adam Lonicers Krauterbuch

Background imageAuricula Collection: Varieties of mouse-ear hawkweed, Hieracium pilosella

Varieties of mouse-ear hawkweed, Hieracium pilosella. Handcoloured woodblock engraving of a botanical illustration from Adam Lonicers Krauterbuch, or Herbal, Frankfurt, 1557

Background imageAuricula Collection: Staurozoa or stalked jellyfish

Staurozoa or stalked jellyfish: Tesserantha connectens 1, 2, Haliclystus auricula 3, 4, 5, Lucernaria bathyphila 6 and Lucernaria quadricornis 7

Background imageAuricula Collection: Comely auricula, Primula decora

Comely auricula, Primula decora. Handcoloured botanical engraving from John Sims Curtiss Botanical Magazine, Couchman, London, 1817

Background imageAuricula Collection: Willowherb hawkmoth on a black auricula flower

Willowherb hawkmoth on a black auricula flower
Willowherb hawkmoth, Proserpinus proserpina, on a black auricula flower, Primula auricula. Handcoloured copperplate engraving drawn

Background imageAuricula Collection: Curtis British Entomology Plate 668

Curtis British Entomology Plate 668
Hymenoptera: Cryptus bellosus Curtis = Aritranis bellosus (Odynerus Ichneumon) [Plant: Valerianella rimosa (Valeriana or Fedia auricula, Broad-fruited Cornsalad)] Date: 1824-39

Background imageAuricula Collection: Curtis British Entomology Plate 215

Curtis British Entomology Plate 215
Coleoptera: Telephorus cyaneus = Cantharis abdominalis var. cyanea [Plant: Primula farinosa (Mountain Auricula)] Date: 1824-39

Background imageAuricula Collection: Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose)

Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose), a flowering plant of the Primulaceae family with yellow flowers. It grows on rocks in mountain ranges of Central Europe

Background imageAuricula Collection: Crocus Garden 1904

Crocus Garden 1904
A young woman, seated on a garden bench, enjoys the abundance of crocii (in white, yellow & purple) planted in large beds & in long tom pots on an Auricula theatre. Date: 1904

Background imageAuricula Collection: Indian rose, Rosa indica, and Primula auricula

Indian rose, Rosa indica, and Primula auricula.. Indian rose, Rose de Bengale, Rosa indica, and Primula auricula, oreille d ours

Background imageAuricula Collection: Auricula with green, black and white rosette

Auricula with green, black and white rosette flowers, Auricula Alderman Wisbey.. Handcolored botanical drawn and lithographed by W.G. Smith from H.H. Dombrains Floral Magazine 1872. Worthington G

Background imageAuricula Collection: Auricula, Primula auricula

Auricula, Primula auricula.. Handcoloured copperplate engraving of a botanical illustration by Sydenham Edwards for William Curtiss Lectures on Botany, as delivered in the Botanic Garden at Lambeth

Background imageAuricula Collection: Pressed Auricula specimens

Pressed Auricula specimens
Specimens from the herbarium of Mary Somerset (the Duchess of Beaufort). Pressed by the Duchess herself (1630 - 1714)

Background imageAuricula Collection: Auricula sp

Auricula sp
Illustration from page 64/65 of Flora Exotica (1720) by Johann Gottfried Simula. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAuricula Collection: Auricula sp. primrose

Auricula sp. primrose
Page 53 from Flora Exotica (1720) by Johanne Godfredo Simula. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAuricula Collection: Primula auricula, mountain cowslip

Primula auricula, mountain cowslip
Page 51 from Flora Exotica (1720) by Johanne Godfredo Simula. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageAuricula Collection: Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose) Celtic King

Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose) Celtic King
Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose), Celtic King variety, a flowering plant of the Primulaceae family. The Latin name primula refers to flowers that are among the first to open in spring

Background imageAuricula Collection: Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose) with bee guard

Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose) with bee guard
Primula Auricula (Bears Ear Primrose), Alexandra variety, a flowering plant of the Primulaceae family with yellow flowers. It grows on rocks in mountain ranges of Central Europe

Background imageAuricula Collection: Auricula Lancashire Hero

Auricula Lancashire Hero
Auricula variety Lancashire Hero


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