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FLORA  LONDINENSIS
O R
PLATES  AND  DESCRIPTIONS  OF  SUCH  PLANTS
AS  GROW  WILD  IN  THE
ENVIRONS  of  LONDON:
WITH
 Their Places of Growth, and Times of Flowering; their several
Names according to LINNÆUS and other Authors:

W  I  T  H

A  particular  DESCRIPTION of  each  PLANT  in  LATIN  and  ENGLISH

To which are Added,

Their  several  Uses  in  Medicine,  Agriculture,  Rural  Oeconomy,  and  other  Arts.
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By     W  I  L  L I  A  M     C  U  R  T  I  S,

DEMONSTRATOR  of  BOTANY  to  the  COMPANY  of  APOTHECARIES.
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LONDON 1777


FLORA LONDINENSIS
WILLIAM CURTIS, LONDON 1777-1798

ILLUSTRATIONS  BY
 SYDENHAM EDWARDS,  WILLIAM KILBURN,  JAMES SOWERBY,  
et al..
ENGRAVED BY FRANCISCUS SANSOM  ( Flemish. c.1750 - c.1814 ) & JAMES SOWERBY

 

Leontodon Taraxacum, Common Dandelion by William Kilbrun from Flora Londinensis by William Curtis, London 1777 - 1798.

LEONTODON  TARAXACUM
Common Dandelion

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis -  Lonicera periclymenum - Honeysuckle

LONICERA  PERICLYMENUM
Honeysuckle

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Arum macaulata. Arum Lily or Cuckoo Pint. Image by James Sowerby. Engraved by Franciscus Sansom. London 1777.

ARUM  MACULATA
Cuckoo Pint or Arum Lily

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Orchis mascula - Early Purple Orchid (was: Early Spotted Orchid)

ORCHIS  MASCULA
Early Purple Orchid

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Iris pseudacorus - Yellow Iris or Yellow flag

IRIS  PSEUDACORUS
Yellow Flag

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Orchis morio. Green-winged or Meadow orchid. Now Dactylorhiza morio.

ORCHIS  MORIO
Green-winged Orchid

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Leucojum aestivum -  Summer Snowflake

LEUCOJUM  ÆSTIVUM
Summer Snowflake

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Orchis Latifolia - Marsh Orchid

ORCHIS  LATIFOLIA
Southern Marsh Orchid

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Digitalis purpurea - Foxglove

DIGITALIS  PURPUREA
Foxglove

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Orchis bifolia - Greater Butterfly Orchid

ORCHIS  BIFOLIA
Greater Butterfly Orchid

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Ophrys apifera - Bee Orchid

OPHRYS  APIFERA
Bee Orchid

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Convallaria majallis - Lily of the Valley

CONVALLARIA  MAJALIS
Lily of the Valley
 

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Fritiallaria meleagris - Snake's Head Fritillary

FRITILLARIA  MELEAGRIS
Snake's Head Fritillary

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Primula officinalis - Cowslip

PRIMULA OFFICINIALIS
Cowslip 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Agaricus fimetarius, Common Ink Cap or Egg Mushroom

AGARICUS  FIMETARIUS
Common Ink Cap

 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Tussilago farfara - Coltsfoot

TUSSILAGO  FARFARA
Coltsfoot
 

William Curtis - Flora Londinensis - Hyacinthus  non scriptus - Bluebell.

HYACINTHUS NON SCRIPTUS
Bluebell

 

 

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