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Palm Tree Collection

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Livistona humilis, sand palm

Livistona humilis, sand palm
Plate 225 from Botanical Drawings from Australia (1801) by Ferdinand L Bauer (1760-1826)

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Strelitzea sp. bird of paradise flower

Strelitzea sp. bird of paradise flower
Plate 911 from the John Reeves Collection of Botanical Drawings from Canton, China. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Elaeis guineensis Jacq. African oil palm

Elaeis guineensis Jacq. African oil palm
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Macrozamia communis, burrawang palm

Macrozamia communis, burrawang palm
Drawing LS 16 from the Watling Collection by Port Jackson Painter, 1788-1797. Illustration entitled Buroowang

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Urania speciosa; Palm

Urania speciosa; Palm
Watercolour from the John Reeves Collection; c.1820s Date: 1820

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Licuala sp

Licuala sp
Plate 981 from the John Reeves Collection of Botanical Drawings from Canton, China. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Cocos nucifera L. coconut tree

Cocos nucifera L. coconut tree
A drawing by Paul Hermann from the collection of five volumes of specimens and drawings from Sri Lanka (Ceylon) 1672-1677. (Vol. 5 Page 137)

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Plant Illustration

Plant Illustration
Plate 916 from the John Reeves Collection of Botanical Drawings from Canton, China. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Areca sp

Areca sp
Plate 987 from the John Reeves Collection of Botanical Drawings from Canton, China. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Sabal palmetto, cabbage palmetto

Sabal palmetto, cabbage palmetto
Watercolour by William Young, 1767. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Areca catechu L. betel nut palm

Areca catechu L. betel nut palm
Illustration of the betel nut palm tree with a study of the betel nut. Artist unknown. Plate held in the Botany Library plate collection, the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Calamus rotang, rattan palm

Calamus rotang, rattan palm

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: The Oasis, Ghardaia

The Oasis, Ghardaia
A mass of palm trees in the Oasis of Ghardaia Date: circa 1910s

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: A scene in a toddy palm plantation

A scene in a toddy palm plantation
A drawing by Paul Hermann from the collection of five volumes of specimens and drawings from Sri Lanka (Ceylon) 1672-1677. (Vol. 5 Page 307)

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Tahitian

Tahitian
Illustration (p.438) from Charles Darwins Journal of Researches, first illustrated edition 1890

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Fossil Wood

Fossil Wood
Fossilised palm from the North African desert that supposedly carries a curse

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Ptychosperma elegans, solitare palm

Ptychosperma elegans, solitare palm
Plate 223 from Botanical Drawings from Australia (1801) by Ferdinand L Bauer (1760-1826)

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Elaeis guineensis, African oil palm

Elaeis guineensis, African oil palm
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Corypha cerifera, Brazilian wax palm

Corypha cerifera, Brazilian wax palm
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Dracaena warocquei, cordyline

Dracaena warocquei, cordyline
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Guilielma speciosa C. Martius, peach palm

Guilielma speciosa C. Martius, peach palm
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Chrysalidocarpus lutescens, areca palm

Chrysalidocarpus lutescens, areca palm
Fig 11. The Areca Palm, illustration probably from an edition of the Gardeners Chronicle. Artwork held in the Natural History Museums Botany Library

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Cocus nucifera, coconut palm

Cocus nucifera, coconut palm
Plate 985 from the John Reeves Collection of Botanical Drawings from Canton, China. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Attalea funifera C. Martius ex Sprengel, bahia piassaba palm

Attalea funifera C. Martius ex Sprengel, bahia piassaba palm
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Seaforth elegans & Lodoicea sechallarum, palm trees

Seaforth elegans & Lodoicea sechallarum, palm trees
Seaforth elegans (above) and Lodoicea sechellarum (below). Tab 109 from Genera et Species Palmarum, Plates Vol III by Carl von Martius

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Cycas angulata, cycad

Cycas angulata, cycad
Plate 159 from Botanical Drawings from Australia (1801) by Ferdinand L Bauer (1760-1826)

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Dobbo in the Trading Season

Dobbo in the Trading Season
Plate opposite page 472 from The Malay Archipelago by Alfred Russel Wallace, London 1874

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Palm trees. Fiji

Palm trees. Fiji
A photograph taken during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger (1872-1876) funded by the British Government for scientific purposes

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Distant tower seen over palm trees. Fiji

Distant tower seen over palm trees. Fiji
A photograph taken during the voyage of H.M.S. Challenger (1872-1876) funded by the British Government for scientific purposes

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Palm

Palm
Plate 23 from The Shape, Skeleton and Foliage of Thirty Two Species of Trees, 1786 by A. Cozens. The series was originally issued in 1771

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Borassus flabellifer, wine palm

Borassus flabellifer, wine palm
Plate 882 from the John Fleming Collection of Indian Drawings, c. 1795-1805. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Sabal lamanonis Brongniart

Sabal lamanonis Brongniart
A fossil palm frond from Aix en Provence, France. It is recorded as Upper Eocene, about 45 and 55 million years ago. This specimen is 32 cm long. The specimen number is V16880

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Wallichia caryotoides, wallich palm

Wallichia caryotoides, wallich palm
Plate 8 from the Roxburgh Collection, c. 1791-1794. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Caryota urens, fishtail palm

Caryota urens, fishtail palm
Plate 10 from the Roxburgh Collection, c. 1791-1794 depicting fishtail palm leaves. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Corypha taliera, tara palm

Corypha taliera, tara palm
Illustration from the Fleming Indian Drawings Collection, 1800. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Cocos nucifera, coconut tree

Cocos nucifera, coconut tree
Plate 69 from Neilgherry birds and Miscellaneous (1858) by Margaret Bushby Lascelles Cockburn (1829-1928)

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Palm Cockatoo

Palm Cockatoo

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Acrocomia spinosa, macca fat palm

Acrocomia spinosa, macca fat palm
Illustration depicting the leaf of a macca fat palm from the verso on page 53, volume 7 of the Hans Sloane collection. Held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Urania speciosa, travellers tree

Urania speciosa, travellers tree
Plate 578 from the Fleming Indian Drawings Collection, c. 1795-1805. Held in the Botany Library at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Phoenix dactylifera, palm date

Phoenix dactylifera, palm date
Illustration from the Botany Library Plate Collection held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Arera catechu, figure from Descriptiones Fruticum et Arborum

Arera catechu, figure from Descriptiones Fruticum et Arborum
This volume, by Georg Joseph Camel, was held in the library of Sir Hans Sloane

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Sabal comanonis, fossil plant

Sabal comanonis, fossil plant. This specimen is from Axe-en-Provence, France, and is now held at the Natural History Museum, London

Background imagePalm Tree Collection: Phoenix canariensis, Canary Islands date palm

Phoenix canariensis, Canary Islands date palm
Sketch 219 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 imagePalm Tree Collection: Gymnosperm, palm & angiosperm

Gymnosperm, palm & angiosperm
Composite photomicrograph comparing structures visible through a hand-held lens in transverse section of fossil tree trunks: gymnosperm (left), palm (centre) and angiosperm (right)



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