Curtis's botanical magazine


Curtis's botanical magazine

Title Variants

Abbreviated: Curtis's bot. mag

Alternative: Botanical magazine

Related Titles

Preceded by: Botanical magazine

Preceded by: Curtis's botanical magazine, or, Flower-garden displayed

Succeeded by: Kew magazine

Succeeded by: Kew magazine


Curtis, William, 1746-1799
Hooker, Joseph Dalton, 1817-1911
Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865
Prain, D. (David), 1857-1944
Stapf, O. (Otto) 1857-1933
Bentham-Moxon Trust.
Bentham-Moxon Trust.
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain)
Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust.




Published material

Publication info

London, Academic Press [etc.],


The key to the abbreviations used in the text is located in the "Explanation of the Abridgements used in the Latin Index" found on page v of the "General Indexes to the Plants Contained in the First Forty-two Volumes of the Botanical Magazine ...". This index has the same call number and is shelved with the magazine in the rare book room.

Published: Bentham-Moxon Trust, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew in association with Curwen Books, -1983.

Written and edited by: 1845- W.J. Hooker; <-1920> D. Prain; 1922- O. Stapf; vols. for <1939-> compiled from numerous contributors and edited by various officials of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Hand-painted colored plates numbered consecutively 1-9688 through v. 164; thereafter a new consecutive numbering, 1-882.


Description based on: Vol. 2 of the 3rd ser, published 1846.

Description based on: Vol. 2 of the third series.

Vols. for 1845-1904 called 3rd ser. v. 1-60 (called also v. 71-130); vols. for 1905-20 called 4th ser., v. 1-16 (called also v. 131-146); vols. for 1922-1983 called v. 148-184.

Name of publisher varies slightly.

Vol. no. continues, plate no. started again with 1 in 1949.

Stafleu (2nd), 1290.

Vols. for 1948-1983 designated new ser.

Pritzel (2nd), 2007, 2008.

Bibliography of agriculture | 0006-1530

Suspended 1921-Sept. 1922 ; Cory vol. issued in 1938 to fill gap.

Issued by: Royal Horticultural Society, 1922-

Vols. issued in several series and two titles, totaling 184 vols.

Issues for <Jan., Feb., Mar. 1920>-Oct., Nov., Dec. 1920 called also no. 190, 191, 192 4th ser.; or no. 1604, 1605, 1606 of the entire work.

Suspended 1921-Sept. 1922.

Vol. 147 published in 1938, v. 148 in 1922.

Vol. 163 published irregularly 1940-1942.

Vols. for 1845-1904 called v. 1-60 3rd ser. (called also v. 71- 130); v. for 1905-20 called v. 1-16 4th ser. (called also v. 131-146); v. for 1922- called v. 148- (<v. 173 (1960-62)-> called new ser.).

Issued by: Royal Horticultural Society, 1922- ; Bentham-Moxon Trust, Royal Botanic Gardens, <1982->

Vols. for <1973-> supported by the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust.

Published for the Bentham-Moxon Trust, Royal Botanic Gardens.

Vols. for <, 1973-> supported by the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust.

Special dedication vol. issued in 1931.

Absorbed by: Kew magazine, Apr. 1984.


Botanical illustration , Botany , Periodicals , Pictorial works , Plantkunde , Plants, Ornamental

BHL Collections

Carnivorous Plants

Joseph Dalton Hooker Collection

Women in Natural History

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ISSN (print): 0011-4073
LCCN: https://lccn.loc.gov/87640076
NAL: 450 C94
OCLC: 1355908
TL2: 1290


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