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Aristolochia odoratissima (synonym: Aristolochia picta)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

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Aristolochia odoratissima (synonym: Aristolochia picta)

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Lilium szovitsianum.

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Lilium szovitsianum.

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Camellia Archiduchesse Augusta.

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Camellia Archiduchesse Augusta.

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Hippeastrum reticulatum (synonym: Amaryllis reticulata).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Hippeastrum reticulatum (synonym: Amaryllis reticulata).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Curcuma petiolata (synonym: Curcuma cordata).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Curcuma petiolata (synonym: Curcuma cordata).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, July 19, 2014
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Hoffmania discolor (synonym: Campylobotrys discolor).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

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Hoffmania discolor (synonym: Campylobotrys discolor).

From Flore des Serres et des Jardins de l’Europe (Flowers of the Greenhouses and Gardens of Europe) vol. 5, by Charles Lemaire, Michael Scheidweiler, and Louis van Houtte, Ghent, 1848.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, July 18, 2014
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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.

(Source: archive.org)

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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