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Dr Robert Thornton-Flowers Benjamin Wilkes-Flowers & Butterflies
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Orchid: Giant-flowered dendrobium. Dendrobium formosum.
Trillium Erectum (Solanium) and Solidago (Grande de Consolide).
Tulips: Single Early Tulip. Yellow Prince with variegated foliage.
Orchid: Odontoglossum Roseum.
Lily: Lilium lancifolium album and Lilium lancifolium roseum. After Augusta Withers.
Madame Henry Jacotot petunia and Salvia tricolor.
Echinacea: 1. Common purple Rudbeckle 2 Various leaved Echinacea 3 Dickon’s Echinacea 4 Late flowering Purple Rudbeckle.
Lily: Lilium Speciosum.
Rhoddeia: Capt. Champion’s Rhoddeia. After Walter Hood Fitch.
Palms (Attalea): Martinezia truncata, Euterpe andicola and Euterpe Haenkeana with Guaranins hunting with bow and arrow.
American Panax (Ginseng) and Soloman’s Seal (Polygonatume).
Telekia: 1. Showy Teleckle 2 Glandulous Elecampane 3 Silphium trifoliatum 4 Ratibida columnaris 5 Pinnated Rudbeckle 6 Three lobed Rudbeckle 7 Tripartite leaved Golden Crown
Cotton plants: Two types, Jack-fruit and Li Chi.
Delphinium( Larkspur): 1 Mr Barlow’s 2 Muntain 3 Variable Bee 4 Mr Menzies’s 5 Azure
Tulips elegans, retroflexa cornuta stenopetalaviridflora persica.
Chrysanthemums: La Gitana, Trophée, François and Fleurette. After Augusta Withers.
Peony: 1 Edulis Superba 2 Common Garden 3 Fine leaved 4 Hybrid 6 Russ’s Crimson
Poppy: 1 Oriental 2 Alpine 3 Orange Red 4 Common Welsh 5 Large-flowered Prickly 6 Canadian Blood root 7 Cordate-leaved Macleaya
Orchid: Vanda tricolor var., Vanda tricolor formosa, Vanda insignis Helveola and Mitonia spectabilis. After Augusta Withers.
Vriesa Fulgida: Hybrid variety.
Dianthus: 1. Pictee Emmeline 2 Picotee Princess Frederick, 3 Bijon de Clement carnation 4 Prince de Nassau carnation
Fern from Plaisance Bay and American Cypress branch.
Varieties: Variegated Simethus, Bluebells and Starch Grape.
Queen Flower (Bird of Paradise): Set in a romanticized landscape. Native to South Africa, it was brought to the Royal Botanic Gardens in the 1780s.
Purple and White Valerian.
Red Ranunculus, ranunculus asiaticus and White Thorn or Hawthorn, crataegus oxyacantha with Bluebells and a Brimstone Moth, phalena crataegate.
Mammoth Aloe in the Hills.
Camellia: Augustina superba and Caryophylloides. After Augusta Withers.
Pansies: Pelargoniums. 3 Varieties. The Pope, Alice, and Emperor William.
Orchid: Cattleya eldorado. White oweni and pink lindeni varieties.
Musk mallow. By Miss Drake.
Sambak (Jasmine): With Semsem (Sesame) and Abelmosch (Hibiscus).
Sweet Briar Rose, rosa englanteria and Wild Rose Moth, phalaena lacertenaria.
Primrose: Round-headed mealy primrose. After Walter Hood Fitch.
Nepalese Lily: After Henry Moon.
Persian Iris, iris persica and Wild Arrach, astriplex hatata with a Sword grass Moth, phalaena lucae.
Orchid: Debrobium nobile and Thyrsacanthus Schomburgkianus. After Augusta Withers.
Petiveria (Pigeonberry): With detail of the flower and key in Latin. Title heightened in gold.
Maple Branch with red flowers (Erable) and American Potato bean (Apios).
Iris: 1 Chalcedonian 2 Florentine 3 Nepal 4 Three toothed 5 Spring.
Lily: Kaffir Lily, Schizostylus Coccinea and Autumn Zephyr Lily, Zephyranthes Candida.
Verbascum (Mullein): With detail of the flower and key in Latin. Title heightened in gold.
Chelone (Turtlehead plant): With detail of flower and key in Latin. Title heightened in gold.
Indigofera (Indigo): With detail of flower and key in Latin. Title heightened in gold.
Melanthium (Bunchflower): With detail of flower and key in Latin. Title heightened in gold.
Caryphyllius pleno, 3 variations and Caryphyllius dimidia
Golden Shot Wallflower: Erysimum Perofskianum.
Palm: Date Palm Phoenix dactylifera: Men harvesting the fruit. With text in French.
Ixia Hybrid: African cornflower in a bunch.
Dalmatian Toadflax. By Miss Drake.
Dahlia: Cactus Dahlia Yuarezi.
Dianthus heddewigh: Red and white minstrels.
Tulips: La Triomphe, Louis XVI, Duchess of Devonshire, General Washington, Earl Spencer, La Majestieuse and Gloria Mundi.
Chrysanthemum Indicum: 1 Early Crimson 2 Quilled Orange 3 Quilled White
Orchid: Odontoglossum Alexandrae (Crispum). Curled odontoglossum.
Unicorn or Bindweed Hawk Moth, sphynx tillae and the Guernsey Lily, amarylis sarniensi.
Plantain Tree. Scarce. Plantain in blossom with fruit. From one of the earliest works on Barbados.
Riverbank Lupin. By Miss Drake.
Lycium (Boxthorn): With detail of flower and key in Latin. Title heightened in gold.
Rhododendron: J. Marshall Brooks.
Mammoth Bamboo in a woodland.
Roses: Celine Forestier, Monsieur Boncenne and La France.
Orchid: Odontoglossum Vexillarium. The Flag-Like Miltoniopsis.
Banana Tree. Scarce. Banana with detail of blossom. From one of the earliest works on Barbados.
Lysimachia Bulbifera: Bulb-Bearing Loosestrife.
Bush Allamanda: Hothouse flowers, Allamanda Schottii and Stephanotis floribunda. After Augusta Withers.
Begonia Canada and Privet branch with purple berries (Troene).
Ledum (Kalmia): Two flowering branches with detail of flower and key in Latin. Title heightened in gold.
Ranunculus, Black Thorn, Columbine, White bells and a Spotted red and white underwing Moth.
Dahlias: Coccinea, Lutea, Paragon and Glabrata.
Dahlia: 1 Variable 2 Sir Robert Peel 3 Harris’s Inimiable 4 Levic’s Incomparable.
Mirabelia Meisense: Pink Mirabelia.After Walter Hood Fitch.
Sophora (Sun King): With detail of the flower and key in Latin. Title heightened in gold.
Didier’s Tulip: Tulip gesneriana.
With details of fruit and ten specimens of fruit flies.
Palm Tree: Scarce. Royal Palmeto with text. From one of the earliest works on Barbados.
Palms (Attalea): Astrocaryum Chonta, Maximiliana princeps and Cocos botroyophora with Bolivians and thatched house.