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Oleaceae Collection

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Olea sp. olive

Olea sp. olive
Plate 75 from Botanicum Medicinale (1759) by Timothy Sheldrake. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Jasminum nudiflorum, winter jasmine

Jasminum nudiflorum, winter jasmine
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Crocus sativus, saffron

Crocus sativus, saffron
Plate 25 from Le Regne Vegetal. Vol 10 Flore Medicale Atlas 3 (1870). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Agapanthus, lily of the Nile

Agapanthus, lily of the Nile

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Sorbier des olseleurs

Sorbier des olseleurs
Plate 20 from Le Regne Vegetal Plantes agricoles, Vol 16, 1870

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Vanda caerulea, Himalayan orchid

Vanda caerulea, Himalayan orchid
Illustration from the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London. This plant was thought to be extinct in 1996

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Syringa tomentella

Syringa tomentella. Dried specimen taken from the museum herbarium. Collected near Newbury, Berks 1952

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Lavandula pinnata, lavender

Lavandula pinnata, lavender
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Lavandula angustifolia, common lavender

Lavandula angustifolia, common lavender
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Syringa vulgaris, common lilac

Syringa vulgaris, common lilac
Drawing by Richard Lancake. Image used in The Chelsea Gardener Philip Miller (1990) by Hazel Le Rougetel, plate 2

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Jasminum grandiflorum, Spanish jasmine

Jasminum grandiflorum, Spanish jasmine
Painting by Pierre Joseph Redoute (1759-1840), from his publication Choix des plus belles fleurs (The Most Beautiful Flowers), c. 1827-33

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Fraxinus excelsior, ash

Fraxinus excelsior, ash

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Denrobium crumenatum, orchid

Denrobium crumenatum, orchid
Watercolour on vellum by Sydney Parkinson (1745-1771). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Salvia barrelieri, meadow clary

Salvia barrelieri, meadow clary
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Allium ampeloprasum, broadleaf wild leek

Allium ampeloprasum, broadleaf wild leek
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Lavandula abrotanoides, lavender

Lavandula abrotanoides, lavender
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Ipomoea diversifolia, morning-glory

Ipomoea diversifolia, morning-glory
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London. Annotated in manuscript Pharbitis diversifolia

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Olea europaea, acebuche

Olea europaea, acebuche
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Olea europaea, olive

Olea europaea, olive
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Parsonsia heterophylla, jasmine

Parsonsia heterophylla, jasmine
Finished watercolour by James Miller from an original outline drawing by Sydney Parkinson made during Captain James Cooks first voyage across the Pacific, 1768-1771

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Wisteria sp

Wisteria sp

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Chicorium intybus, chicory

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

Background imageOleaceae 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 imageOleaceae Collection: Campanula sp. bellflower

Campanula sp. bellflower
An illustration of Campanula, artist unknown. Original artwork from the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Petunia hybrida, petunia

Petunia hybrida, petunia
Close-up of a cultivated petunia flower

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Syringa pubescens turez

Syringa pubescens turez. Dried specimen taken from the museum herbarium

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Syringa vulgaris, lilac

Syringa vulgaris, lilac. Dried specimen taken from the museum herbarium

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Fraxinus excelsior, weeping ash pollen

Fraxinus excelsior, weeping ash pollen
Scanning electron microscope picture (x 1500) of ash pollen grains from above, with three furrowed apertures (trizonocolporate)

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Fraxinus excelsior, ash tree

Fraxinus excelsior, ash tree

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Iris cf. germanica, bearded iris

Iris cf. germanica, bearded iris
Illustration from Flora Exotica (1720) by Johann Gottfried Simula. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Folio 57 from A Collection of Flowers by John Edwards

Folio 57 from A Collection of Flowers by John Edwards
Folio 57 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Ceanothus sp. Californian lilac

Ceanothus sp. Californian lilac
Drawing 49/1 made in 1904 by Arthur Harry Church (1865-1937). Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Olea fragrans, sweet olive

Olea fragrans, sweet olive
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Syringa sp. Scotch lilac

Syringa sp. Scotch lilac
Folio 75 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Jasminum polyanthum, jasmine

Jasminum polyanthum, jasmine
Folio 68 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Syringa persica, Persian lilac

Syringa persica, Persian lilac
Folio 53 from A Collection of Flowers (1795) by John Edwards. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Himalayan species of Jasmin

Himalayan species of Jasmin
A type specimen is the material used to make the first scientific description of a species. From the botanical collection at the Natural Histroy Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Iris maxima, iris

Iris maxima, iris
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Olivier, olive tree

Olivier, olive tree
Plate 30 from Le Regne Vegetal Plantes agricoles Vol 30

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Phlox stolonifera, creeping phlox

Phlox stolonifera, creeping phlox
Painting by Pierre Joseph Redoute (1759-1840), from his publication Choix des plus belles fleurs (The Most Beautiful Flowers), c. 1827-33

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Casuarius casuarius, southern cassowary

Casuarius casuarius, southern cassowary
A mounted specimen of the southern cassowary (Casuarius casuarius) on display in the Natural History Museum at Tring. Photographed by Harry Taylor

Background imageOleaceae Collection: Forsythia Intermedia

Forsythia Intermedia, a genus of the Oleaceae (Olive) family, and a hybrid of Forsythia Suspensa and Forsythia Viridissima. It has bright yellow flowers



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