Passiflora in the John Innes Centre Historical Collection

The John Innes Centre Historical Collection contains a special collection of rare books with botanical paintings and drawings documenting the history of Botany and plant research. These stunning antique prints were found in this archive. For more images of carnivorous plants from the John Innes Centre Historical Collection please see John Innes Centre Historical Collection of Botanical Drawings

Passiflora edulis from Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, Plate 1989, (1818). Passiflora edulis is a bee pollinated passionflower

Passiflora albida from Edwards’ Botanical Register (vol.8 (1823),plate 677) Passiflora albida is a synonym of Passiflora mucronata, a bat pollinated passionflower

Murucuja baueri (Passiflora aurantia) by John Lindley plate 36 from Collectana Botanica (1822).

Passiflora pallida Edwards’ Botanical Register, vol.8 (1822), Plate 660.

Passifora quadrangularis is a bee pollinated passionflower. Image is from Encyclographie du Regne Vegetal (1837) volume 8.

Passiflora caerulea Linn is a is a bee pollinated passionflower. Print by Jane Loudon in Ladies’ Flower garden (1848), Plate 31.

Passiflora capsularis from Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, Plate 2868.

Passiflora foetida Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, Plate 2619 (1826).
Passiflora alata Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, Plate 66 (1794)