Monday, April 30, 2012

Horticulture's Role in Arts and Crafts | Dyes and Pigments

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 Newberry Library
"Indian Collecting Cochineal with a Deer Tail" from Memoria sobre la naturaleza, cultivo, y beneficio de la grana 





Plant NameCommon NamePart(s) UsedColorTextile Examples
Abutilion Indicum G. DonCountry - Mallow
Acacia Arabica Wilid Gum Tree
Acacia Moniliformis
Acalyptha IndicaIndian Acalypha
Achras Sapota Linn Sapota
Adhatoda Vesica Nees Adalsa
Aerva Aspera Linn Prickly Chaff Flower
Aerva Lanata Juss
Ageratum Haustoriamum Linn Ageratum, Appa Grass
Albizzia Lebbeck BenthShiris/Piegon Tree
Alkanna tinctoriaDyer's buglossRed
Allium Cepa Linn Onion
Alnus incana
Aloe Vera Tourn. Ex Linn Curacoaloe
Amaranthus Gangeticus Linn
Ammannia Baccifera Linn
Anacardium Occidentals Linn Cashewnut
Andrographis Paniculata Nees
Angelica sylvestris
Anisomeles Ovata R. Br
Annatto
Anona Squamosa Linn Custurd Apple
Areca Catechu Linn Betel Nut - Palm
Arrabidaea chica
Artemisia abrotanum
Artocarpus Integrifolia, Linn Jack
Asperula tinctoria
Atylosia Searabaeoides, Benth
Avicennia Officinalis, Linn White Mangrove Bean
Bacopa Monuri
Baloghia inophylla
Bambusa Arundinacea WilldBamboo
Bassia Latifolia, Roxb Butter Tree
Bauhinia Sp
Bauhinia Variegata, Linn
Beta Vulgaris LinnGarden Beet
Bixa orellana
Bixa Orellana Linn Annatto/Ornatored
Blumea Lacera DC Blumia
Bombax Malabaricum DC Red Cotton
Borassus Flabellifera Linn Palmyra Palm
Bougainvillaea Spectabilis Willd Glory of Gar
Brassica Oleracea L. Cabbage
Brassica Oleracea L. var. gongylodesKohlrabi
Bryophyllum Caycinum Salisb Sprout Leaf Plant
Butea Frondosa Koen Flame of the Forest
Caesalpinia echinata
Caesalpinia Pulcherrima Swartz
Caesalpinia Sappan L Sappan Wood
Calatropis Gigantea R. Br.
Camellia SinensisTea
Carapa Obovata Bl
Carchorus Oliforius Linn Jute
Cassia Fistula LinnIndian Laburnum
Cassia Sophera Linn
Cassiatora Linn
Cassiatora Linn
Castilleja integra
Casuarina Equisetifolia Forst Beef Wood
Catechu
Cejanus Indicus SprengPigeon Pea
Celosia Cristata Linn Prince’s Feathers
Centella Asiatica UrbanPennywort
Cephalandra Indica Naud
Ceriops Roxburghiana Arn Mangrove Goran
Citrus Aurantium Linn Orange
Cleodendrum Infortunatum Gaertn
Cleome serrulata
Cleome Viscosa Linn Wild Mustard
Clitoria Ternatea Linn Butterfly Pea
Cocos Mucifera LinnCoconut
Common Tormentil
Cosmos Bidcutata Car
Cota tinctoria
Cotinus coggygria
Crotalaria Saltaria Rattle Root
Cryptocarya alba
Curcuma longa Turmeric
Cynodon Dactylon PersBermuda Grass
Datura Fastuosa Linn
Datura stramonium
Delonix Regia Raf Gulmohar
Diospyros Embryopteris Pens Gaub Persimmon
Diospyros malabarica
Dolichos Lablab LinnFat Bean
Dyewoods
Edipta Albe Hassk
Eichornia Erassipes
Embelica OfficinalisIndian Gooseberry
Enhydra Fluctuans Lour
Ericameria nauseosa
Erythrina Indica LamkIndian Coral Tree
Eucalyptus fibrosaEucalyptus
Eugenia Jambolana Lamk Black Plum
Eugenia Maloceus
Eupatorium Odoratum Linn Eupatorium
Exocaria Agellocha Linn Blinding Tree
Ficus Religiosa LinnIndian Fig
Ficus tinctoria
Filipendula ulmaria
Gardenia jasminoides
Genista tinctoria
Gloriosa Superba Linn Superb Lily
Gossypium Herbaceum Linn Cotton
Haematoxylum campechianum
Haemodorum coccineum
Heliotropiumindicum Linn Heliotrop
Henna
Hibiscus Mutabilis Linn
Hibiscus Rosasinensis Linn Shoe Flower/Chines
Hibiscus Sabdariffa Linn Rozella
Impatiens Balsamina Linn Garden Balsam
Indigo dye
Indigofera suffruticosaAñil Indigo Blue
Ipomoca Aquatica Reptans Poir
Ipomocaquamoclit Cupid's Flower
Isatis tinctoriaWoadLeavesIndigo BlueThe Hunt of the Unicorn Tapestry
Ixora Coccinea. Linn
Jatropha Gossypi Folia LinnJatropa
Juglans nigraEastern black walnutDrupesbrownish-black
Justicia Gendarussa Linn
Lagenaria Vulgaris SerBitter Bottle Gourd
Lantana Camara Linn
Lawsonia Alba Lamk Henna
Legerstroemia Flos-reginae Retz
Leucas Linifolia Spreng
Lippia Geminata H. B.& K Lippia
Luffa Aegyptiaca Mill Smooth Luffa
Magnifera Indica Linn Mango
Malachra Capitata Linn Cork Wood
Malva Viscus
Mangifera Indica Linn Mango
Marata ArundinaceaWest Indian Arrow Root
Marsilea Quabarifoliata Linn
Melia Azadirashta Linn Margosa
Mesua Ferrea Linn Iron Wood
Mikania Scandens Willd German Leaves
Mikenia Scandens WilldGerman Leaves
Mimusops Elengi Linn Bullet Wood
Moms Indica Linn now Morus albaMulberry
Morinda tinctoriaIndian mulberryred, chocolate or purple
Moringa Pterigosperna Gaertn Drum Stick
Musa Paradisiaca Plaintain Banana
Nyctanthesarbortristis Linn Coral Jasmine
Nymkphea Nouchalli
Odina Wodier Roxb Indian Ash Tree
Oscimum Bisilicus
Paedaria Foetida Chinese Flower
Peltophorum Ferrugineum Benth Fl. Austrail
Phaseolus Mungo LinnGreen Gram
Phoenix Sylvestris Roxb Date Palm
Piper Longum Linn Dried Catkins
Polyalthia Langifolia Benth & Hook
Polyalthia Simiarum Benth & Hook Indian Mothe
Polygomum Barbatum Linn
Pomegranate
Pongamia Glabra VentPongam Oil Tree
Prunus Persica Peach
Punica Grantum Linn Anar
Punica grantum LinnPomegranate
Quisqualis Indica Linn Rangoon Creeper
Reseda luteoladyer's rocket, dyer's weed, weld, woold, and yellow weedYellowThe Hunt of the Unicorn Tapestry
Roccella tinctoriaarchil lichenNatural Red 28#AE0C00
Rosa Centifolia LinnRose
RubiaMadderRedThe Hunt of the Unicorn Tapestry
Ruellia Tuberosa Linn
Santalum Album Linn White Sandal
Sapindus Mukorassi Gaertn Soapnut
Saraca Indica Linn Asoka Tree
Scoparia Dulcis Linn Scoparia
Semicarpus Anacardium Linn Making Nut Tree
Shorea Robusta Gaertn Sal
Solanum Nigrum Linn Black Night Shade
Solanum TuberosumPotato
Spondias Dulcis Willd Hog Plum
Stercularia Foetida Linn Poon Tree
Streblus Asper Linn
Swistenia Mehagoni Linn Mahagni
Tagetes Patula LinnMarigold
Tamarindus Indica LinnTamarind
Tectona Grandis Linn Teak
Terminalia Arjuna Bedd Arjuna
Terminalia Belirica RoxbBeleric Myrobolans
Terminalia Chebula RetzMyrobolan
Terminaliatomentosa Bedd Leather Murdah
Thevetia Nerifoila Juss Yellow Oleander
Tinospora Cordifolia Miers
Trichosanthes Anguina Linn Snake Gourd
Tridax Prucumbens Linn Tridikhya
Trigonella Foenum-Graceum Linn Fenugreek
Vicus cunia Ham
Vinca Rosea Linn Periwinkle
Vitex Negundo Linn Red Creeper
Ziziphus Jujuba Lamk Indian Jujube

The Hunt of the Unicorn, or the Unicorn Tapestries

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