DIRECTORY FOR BOTANY: IMAGES
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& Horticulture 100 (AgHrt 100) Plant Images,
Dept. of Agronomy & Horticulture, B.Y.U. Provo, UT.
An image gallery of JPEG images of approximately 150
economically important plants. Anyone is welcome to
access this site and download images for non-commercial
College Vascular Plant Image Gallery, Albion College,
Albion, MI, USA. This is a gallery of quick-loading
vascular plant images mostly from the eastern U.S. and
Caribbean used in Vascular Plants class at Albion
- Album of the
Plants of Israel. This virtual album is part of the
Israeli Botanical Society site.
Microscopy & Image Digitization Home Page,
Bowling Green State University World Wide Web Center.
Wildflowers, San Jose California, USA. Pictures of
plants growing around the IBM Almaden Research Center.
N. Gagg's Photo Flora. Subject lists of wild plant
photos taken all over Europe, following Flora Europaea. A
photo library for writers, publishers etc. The work of
Andrew N. Gagg, based in Worcester, UK. A specialist
collection, ever-expanding, and covering sites from many
areas of Europe.
- A - Z Botanical
Collection Ltd, UK. A-Z is a British company that has
over 170,000 images of plant and mushrooms available for
charge. The images are described by Latin name and
keywords. This web site allows you to search
approximately 60,000 records, and in some instances view
Native Flora, Links and Images (Rosanne McInnes).
Australian native flora links to images, science,
industry, pleasure, and bushfoods; and South Australian
flora images covering over 50 species from major regions
including the Flinders Ranges, the South-East, and North
Yorke Peninsula. Maintained by Rosanne McInnes, Adelaide,
ur Nordens Flora - Pictures from "Nordens
Flora", Sweden. Pictures from "Bilder ur
Nordens Flora" written by C. A. M. Lindman,
consisting of three volumes with description and images
of more than 650 plants. First published 1901 - 1905.
and Astronomical Images and Discussion by Dr. S.J.
Wainwright, School of Biological Sciences, The University
of Wales, Swansea, UK.
Image Archive, Biodiversity and Biological
Collections Web Server, mostly Convolvulaceae.
Images, Book History and Conservation on the Web by
Stanley Johnston, USA. This is the text of a column
as originally written for the August 1996 issue of the
botanical trip in the university of Kassel, Germany
(Eine kleine botanische Führung über den Campus der
Universität Gesamthochschule Kassel). A picture tour by
Scientific Illustrations: Electronic Herbarium. This
site, maintained by Victoria Vancek, contains a sample of
scientific botanical illustrations depicting flora from
Pacific west coast of British Columbia, Canada.
dans les calanques, Cassis, Provence, France. Images
of Mediterranean plants, from the WWW server of the town
Images, Bishop Museum, Hawaii, USA.
- Blue Ridge
Wildflowers (Virginia, USA) images by John R. Coiner, Jr..
Photographs of wildflowers taken in the Blue Ridge
mountains of Virginia.
Wildflowers. Berkeley Digital Library Project, USA.
This collection will eventually contain 20,000 (!)
35mm photographs of California wildflowers taken by
Brother Alfred Brousseau F.S.C. (1908-1988).
National Center for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology,
Brazil, has images of Medicinal
and Native Plants of Cerrado, Flowers
of Brazil, Fruits
of orchid images from Australia, Papua New Guinea and the
Pacific. These images are made available by Matthew
Gray, Department of Botany, University of New England,
- Images by Steven J. Wolf, California, USA.
- Carex image collection (Texas A&M University
Bioinformatics Working Group). Images from the
TAMU-BWG Vascular Plant Image Database. These from
illustrations created by Harry Charles Creutzburg for
Kenneth Kent Mackenzie's (1940) North American Cariceae,
two volumes edited by Harold William Rickett and
published by the New York Botanical Garden.
Pages by Leilah Thiel, University of Wisconsin - Madison,
University Botanic Garden Picture Library, UK
Interactive Imaging, USA, sells PhotoCDs containing
photomicrographs for the teaching and studying of
biology, and has put on-line sample images from the Basic
Danica on Net
- Flora of
Europe - a photographic herbarium, the Netherlands.
This "Flora on line" is meant to be an -
amateur - photo-herbarium and at the start in march 1995
it is it is centered around (c.350) pictures of flowers,
mostly of southern Europe. Up till now it is the work of
one person, but you are invited to send your own pictures
(with descriptions) to join the flora.
of Karlsøy, N Norway.With 120 jpg images
Flora of San Marcos, Mike Schmidt, California, USA.
Wildflowers from around the campus of California State
University, San Marcos.
(an online photo reference of plants), covering
categories such as trees, shrubs, vines, cactus, water
plants, annuals and many more.
Wildflower Showcase by Michael E. Abrams, USA. Some
200 pictures of Florida wildflowers and insects, listed
as to genus and species. Original photography by Michael
E. Abrams, professor of journalism, Florida A&M
- Flowerbase, the
Netherlands is a database offering over 7,000
pictures of flowers, plants and garden plants.
- Fuchsia images by
Kenneth Nilsson, The Swedish Fuchsia Society. About
400 images in September 1997.
photos by R.A.Chilton, Chester, UK
- Garden and
Wildlife Matters Photo Library, UK. A company from
which you can order plant images (at least 100,000
images, representing 15 photographers).
- The Gesneriad
Reference Web by Ronald Myhr, Canada. The Gesneriad
Reference Web is a large site with over 700 pages of high
resolution images of gesneriads (organized alphabetically
and by genus), as well as a series of articles on the
taxonomy and botany of various gesneriad genera written
by experts. Gesneriads are the horticulturally-desirable
plant family to which African Violets, Gloxinias,
"lipstick plants" and many other decorative
species and hybrids belong. The author of the site is the
founder of the Toronto Gesneriad Society and the
immediate past editor of the newsletter of the Gesneriad
Images (Texas A&M University Bioinformatics Working
Group). Taxa represented in the TAMU-BWG Image
Database. Image files available here are mostly derived
from collaboration with the Hunt Institute for Botanical
Documentation and the Texas A&M University Press.
native plants, by Dr. Gerald Carr. This is a
collection of nearly 400 images of plants occurring
naturally in Hawaii. Most of these species are endemic,
i.e., unique to Hawaii, USA.
Herbal Homepage. Henriette's Herbal Homepage features
herbs, herbs, herbs, and herbs. It's the home of the
medicinal and culinary herbfaqs; in addition you'll find
neat stuff, pictures, archives, links, programs etc.
Fruit Images: The Small Fruits of New York. The
Small Fruits of New York was the seventh and last in
a series of fruit monographs published by the New York
Agricultural Experiment Station. This reference was
completed by U. P. Hedrick in 1925 and has become a
classic reference for those working with cultivated
varieties of Rubus, Ribes and Fragaria. At
NCGR-Corvallis, the descriptions and illustrations in
this reference are used to verify identities of historic
cultivars growing in the small fruit germplasm
- Ian Bennett's
Photograph Collection of Alpine Flowers. A collection
of photographs taken in the "Portes du Soleil"
region of the Swiss-French alps.
of Rare Plants by Nicolaas Meerburgh at Missouri
Botanical Garden, USA. Afbeeldingen van zeldzaame
Gewassen), by Nicolaas Meerburgh, Horticulturalist of the
Botanical Garden of the State University of Leiden,
Netherlands, 1775. This book represents the MoBot
Research Division's effort to make the Library's holdings
more widely available. The Garden is fortunate enough to
have one of three or four known copies of this volume.
The book contains 50 hand-colored plates of prints, each
with an attendant butterfly, drawn and engraved by the
de la Flore de France. Hundreds of images of French
flowers - especially from the Alps, the Mediterranean
region, shores of Brittany; lots of orchids. The site is
maintained by Eric Bourneuf.
of Norwegian plants. Small collection of plant
images. Most of the plants are alpine or arctic species.
Wildflower Page. Plants pictures from western
Prairie Wildflowers, USA, images from a book.
Wildflowers and Grasses. This site contains
photographs of native Kansas prairie wildflowers and
grasses, with descriptive information on each plant. The
wildflowers are listed by color. The scientific name,
size, time of flowering, and location are provided for
each plant. The page is maintained, and the photographs
taken, by Mike Haddock - Agriculture Librarian, Kansas
Medicinal Pflanzen. Hermann A. Köhler's magnus opus,
Medizinal-Pflanzen, was published in 1887, eight
years after his death. The set of three volumes included
plants of medicinal interest from several European
nations. This web site was created from slides taken from
one of the rare copies of the Medizinal-Pflanzen
in the Missouri Botanical Garden.
American Plant Gallery (Missouri Botanical Garden, USA)
Creek Park, Flora of EC Texas, USA. A Production of
the Herbarium, Department of Biology, Texas A&M
University (TAMU); script by Monique Reed, photographs by
J. R. Manhart and H. D. Wilson.
in Japan, an image database. The image DataBase
System Lotus in Japan provides you images and
explanations of the several lotus varieties grown in The
Kemigawa Ryokuchi Experimental Station, Faculty of
Agriculture, University of Tokyo, Japan.
'n' Miracles Flowers, USA. Scanned photos of Texas
(Hawaii, USA) Campus Plants by Dr. Gerald Carr. More
than 325 species of plants on the campus of the
University of Hawaii at Manoa are characterized in words
and over 400 color images. Common names, family names,
scientific names, campus locations, and notes of
interests are provided for each species. (minor additions
and revisions will occur from time to time)
Bleeker's Home Page, the Netherlands.Marco Bleeker is
a Dutch botanist and photographer. Shunguo Liu also
maintains an archive of Bleeker's pictures site in the
provided by Marco Bleeker. The picture indexes are
available also at Chez
Marco's Plant Pictures: Russian Mirror (the pictures
are here available here as a database).
Marco's Plant Pictures. A list of nearly 200
plant pictures. Species names, linked to JPG
files. Europe, Netherlands, Suriname, and more.
Ordered by family, educational info about the
Diemerzeedijk (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) -
Marco Bleeker's plant images from a former waste
dump. The Diemerzeedijk was some 25 years ago
a waste dump just outside Amsterdam. It has been
left alone since then, and nature reclaimed it -
a beautiful vegetation with an explosion of
blooming flowers in July/Aug. But there is dioxin
in the soil, and the city wants to build houses.
A tour with links to plant pictures.
Tropical Rainforest in Surinam (Marco Bleeker,
the Netherlands). A multimedia walk through
the rainforest in Suriname. Read about plants,
animals, Indians, Maroons, see pictures, hear
sounds. Directed at secondary school level, of
interest to any naturalist. Emphasis on the
Garden, the Netherlands. Pictures of a small garden.
Plant Images from the the Southwest
School of Botanical Medicine, Albuquerque, New
Wildflowers, flowers photographed by Michael H.
Renfroe in and around the area of College Station, Texas,
Natural History Photo Gallery. Images of flora, fauna
and landscapes of Mongolia by Laszlo Peregovits. Site
maintained by J.D.Weintraub / The Academy of Natural
Sciences of Philadelphia.
National Plant Photographic Index, Australia. The
Australian National Botanic Gardens manages a large
collection of photographic slides of its activities and
Australian botany. The bulk of the collection consists of
identified Australian plant species, but there is also a
large number of environmental and conservation images.
Michigan Orchids, images by Nicholas Plummer, USA.
The Western Australian Native Plant Page. An
information and picture archive for the unique Western
Australian flora, with links to other sites of interest
including biology, botany, tourism, native flower
arrangement and seed suppliers. Maintained by Ben
Wildflowers of California, photographed by Brother Alfred
Brousseau F.S.C. (1908--1988)
- Natural History
of Iceland - flower, bird and landscape images by Dick
- The Nature
of Rochester - Rochester's Online Natural History Guide.
The purpose of this Web site is to expand awareness and
appreciation of nature in Upstate New York, USA.
Wildflowers by Charles S. Lewallen, USA. Over 380
photographs of wildflowers found in Eastern Oklahoma.
- Orchidées de
Provence, France. Distribution maps, photos and
bibliography of the orchids of Provence and links to
other orchid sites; maintained by Pierre-Michel Blais.
of Wisconsin, USA
Photo Page by Greg Allikas, USA.
Wildflowers (Keith and Barbro McCree, USA).
Photographs and botanical descriptions of wildflowers of
theWestern Oregon Cascades, a part of the authors' Trails
and Wildflowers pages. They also offer CD guide,
which includes about 90 of the trails in Oregon, and 150
of the wildflowers along the trails. This CD software
identifies Oregon wildflowers when you enter botanical
family, flower color, flowering season, and/or habitat.
- Orchids: their ecology, culture and science by Greg
Steenbeeke (email@example.com). A range of orchid
species imaged, as well as further information about
orchids, including an ever-growing list of flowering
times for orchid species arranged by month. Although
Australian-based, a wide range of species is covered.
album of Costa Rican Orchid Species by the Lankester
of Aquatic Plants and line
drawings of aquatic plants. Parts of the Aquatic
Plant Information Retrieval System (APIRS) at the
University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural
Sciences, USA. 369 digitized color images of 192 aquatic
plants and free line drawings of approximately 65 aquatic
plants(October 6, 1995).
Collection of the Australian National Botanic Gardens
of Flowers and Other Plant Parts-1997. These plants
were photographed on college and university campuses or
in a metropark in the greater Cleveland, Ohio area, by
It: Great graphics for busy biology teachers. A
well-hyperlinked archive site for some of the best
graphic sites for plants, molecules, ecology, life forms,
genetics and biology. By Craig Cramer, Cortland, NY,
who's preparing for biology teaching.
Photo Gallery of the Yamasaki Laboratory, Hiroshima,
Japan. Plant pictures by Kazuo Yamasaki from Japan,
Korea, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
If you do not give any search conditions to the form, you
will get a list of all pictures available.
of Australia is a multimedia CD-ROM (for Windows)
featuring over 700 Australian native plants, 50 movies
with narration and music, and a range of games for all
ages. The web page has details about the content, and
features a "Plant of the Month" with text and
pictures covering one genus.
of the New Jersey Pinelands (Pine Barrens), USA. The
New Jersey Pine Barrens, or Pinelands, is a unique
natural area covering over 1 million acres of the Outer
Coastal Plain in southern and central New Jersey. This
Web site contains a collection of color photographs of 45
pinelands plants. Below each photograph are the
scientific and common names of the plant, the family to
which it belongs, its approximate height at maturity, a
brief description of the plant and its habitat, and the
place where the photograph was taken.
- Plants of
the Norwegian Forests and Mountains (images) by Trine
S. Tveter and Jon Wikne, Norway.
Photo Gallery, USDA, USA Sample
of plants images being integrated into the PLANTS
database for North American plants. These images include
photographs of plants and plant habitats, with:
vernacular and scientific names, family name,
photographer, and location.
Prairie Gallery, Bruce A. Heyne, USA, a series of
pictures of prairie plants and related scenes.
Francisco Bay Area Wildflowers by Michael Paul Thoma,
Secret Garden (Floral Radiographs). The secret garden
is a collection of floral radiographs produced by
professor emeritus, Albert Richards. These stunning
radiographs reveal the "secret life" of flowers
as you can see several layers at the same time. The
secret garden is also available in book form.
Catalog of Botanical Illustrations. The Department of
Botany of the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum
of Natural History, USA, has created a database of the
more than 3000 botanical illustrations curated by the
department's scientific illustrator, Alice Tangerini. As
part of a long-term project to make an on-line
illustrated catalog of these illustrations available for
their staff and others needing access to this
information, the department offers 500 images in the
three families that have been completed: Bromeliaceae,
Cactaceae, and Melastomataceae.
- Sveriges växter
- Den virtuella floran ("Virtual Flora of Swedish
Vascular Plants") by Arne Anderberg, Anna-Lena
Anderberg and Mia Ehn Salter, Swedish Museum of Natural
History, Stockholm. Vernacular names in several
languages, morphological decsription, distribution maps
(scanned from Hultén's "Atlas över växternas
utbredning i Norden" and from Hultén, E. &
Fries, M. 1986. Atlas of North European vascular plants:
north of the Tropic of Cancer I-III), economic uses,
etymology of scientific names, images, etc. Text in
Tour of the Flynn Bog System, Texas, a production of
the Herbarium, Department of Biology, Texas A&M
University (TAMU), USA. The Flynn Bogs System is located
in Leon County, Texas, northeast of the small
agricultural community of Flynn.
Trip to an East Texas Sandstone Outcrop, northeast of
the town of Navasota in Grimes County. A Production of
the Herbarium, Department of Biology, Texas A&M
University (TAMU), USA.
A&M University Department of Biology Herbarium (TAMU)
Vascular Plant Image Gallery, USA, USA.
Volk's Fungi, Center for Forest Mycology Research,
Forest Products Lab, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.
of Arizona Herbarium (ARIZ) Plant Photographs
of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Botany, USA -
gopher, more than 5000 images. More info on the project
is available via The
Virtual Foliage Homepage.
Plant Family Access Page (Gerald D. Carr, University of
Hawaii at Manoa, Botany Department, USA). Large image
collection of Hawaiian vascular plants.
Plant Families of Hawaii, USA by Dr. Gerald Carr,
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Botany Department.
This is a collection of descriptions and captioned images
of vascular plant families for use in instruction. The
images are all in color and are 400 x 600, 600 x 400, or
400 x 400 pixels in size. More than 225 families are
represented among the several hundred images in this
Science Society of America Photo Herbarium
- Wildflowers of
Alabama, maintained by Caroline R. Dean, USA.
in Bloom, by The Texas Agricultural Extension
in Texas. Thumbnail images and links to photographs
of wildflowers taken by John Dettling, a teacher from El
Campo, Texas, USA.
of the Canadian Rocky Mountains
of Rhode Island (by Barbara R. Money)
- Wildflowers of
Scott County, VA, USA
of the Southern Australian Flinders Ranges (Images by
of Toledo from the University
of Toledo, Department of Biology, Ohio, USA.
of Western Kentucky (Michael W. Thompson). Guide to
wildflowers of western Kentucky and surrounding regions,
including southern Illinois, southeast Missouri and
western Tennessee. Included are full-color photos of each
wildflower with common name, scientific name and a brief
description for each.
of Western Pennsylvania. This is a Slippery Rock
Middle School sixth grade project describing wildflowers
of western Pennsylvania, with illustrations,
descriptions, legends and uses provided.
of Wisconsin (Photos) by Eleanor Shelton. Photographs
and brief descriptions by Latin and common names.
Virtual Herbarium, images of Appalachian flowers by
Kenneth J. Stein, Department of Entomology, Virginia
Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg,
Plant 3D Simulation, Centre for Tropical Pest Management
in Brisbane, Australia. Plant morphogenesis and
growth modeled in 3D using L-systems.
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