Inicio de Dibujos de la Real Expedición Botánica del Nuevo Reino de Granada (1783-1816) dirigida por José Celestino Mutis (Real Jardín Botánico CSIC)   Lobelia

Drawing of the Royal Botanical Expedition of the New Kingdom of Granada directed by José Celestino Mutis (Real Jardin Botanico CSIC)

Madrid Botanical Garden (Real Jardin Botanico).  The garden is located on the banks of the Manzanares River.  The garden was started with 10,000 plants brought to Spain by Alessandro Malaspine in 1794.  It was commissioned by King Fernando VI when botanical collection was the royal hobby of the 18th century. Photo © Geoff Stearns, www.gardenvisit.com

Situated on the banks of the River Manzanares, the garden began as the King's (Fernando VI) botanical collection in the eighteenth century, when botany was a ro

Heliconia. Proyecto de digitalización de los dibujos de la Real Expedición Botánica del Nuevo Reino de Granada (1783-1816), dirigida por José Celestino Mutis: www.rjb.csic.es/icones/mutis. Real Jardín Botánico-CSIC.

“Heliconia” Royal Botanical Expedition to New Granada commanded by King Charles III of Spain.

Over two centuries old and counting, Madrid's massive botanical garden contains one of Europe's only desert environments

Real Jardin Botanico

Discover Real Jardin Botanico in Madrid, Spain: Over two centuries old and counting, Madrid's massive botanical garden contains one of Europe's only desert environments.

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