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The Baobab is the biggest tree in the world.

W. H. Freeman, from Voyage autour de mon jardin (Journey around my garden), by  Alphonse Karr, Paris, 1851.

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The Baobab is the biggest tree in the world.

W. H. Freeman, from Voyage autour de mon jardin (Journey around my garden), by Alphonse Karr, Paris, 1851.

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea, syn. Echinacea intermedia)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

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Purple coneflower (Echinacea purpurea, syn. Echinacea intermedia)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 4, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, May 19, 2013
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Dwarf Morning Glory (Convolvulus tricolor).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

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Dwarf Morning Glory (Convolvulus tricolor).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, December 29, 2012
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Flame flower (tropaeolum speciosum).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

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Flame flower (tropaeolum speciosum).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, December 29, 2012
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Indian lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

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Indian lotus (Nelumbo nucifera)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, December 29, 2012
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Lamprocapnos spectabilis (syn. dicentra spectabilis ).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

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Lamprocapnos spectabilis (syn. dicentra spectabilis ).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, December 29, 2012
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Campanula punctata var. punctata (syn. campanula nobilis).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

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Campanula punctata var. punctata (syn. campanula nobilis).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, December 29, 2012
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Rhododendron indicum exquisita (syn. azalea indica exquisita).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

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Rhododendron indicum exquisita (syn. azalea indica exquisita).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 3, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1847.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, December 29, 2012