758 illustrations of flowers and shrubs including: calla lily, camphor, candlewood, capsicum, carnation, cashew, castor-oil plant, catchfly, catkin, catnip, celandine, chamomile, checkerberry, chickweed, chicory, cinnamon, cinquefoil, cloudberry, clove, clover, cocoa, coffee, colocasia, comfrey, coreopsis, coriander, cornflower, cotton, cowbane, cowslip, crassula, creeper, crocus, and crowfoot.

Cryptanthus zonatus has oblong, tapering leaves. The leaves are marked with bands of white. The flowers are white.

Cryptanthus Zonatus

Cryptanthus zonatus has oblong, tapering leaves. The leaves are marked with bands of white. The flowers…

In aromatic warmth and pegency cubebs are far inferior to the pepper; but they are much valued in diseases o the urinary system and of the bronchial tubes.

Cubeb

In aromatic warmth and pegency cubebs are far inferior to the pepper; but they are much valued in diseases…

Cubeb (Piper cubeba), or tailed pepper, is a plant in genus Piper, cultivated for its fruit and essential oil. It is mostly grown in Java and Sumatra, hence sometimes called Java pepper. The fruits are gathered before they are ripe, and carefully dried. Commercial cubebs consist of the dried berries, similar in appearance to black pepper, but with stalks attached — the "tails" in "tailed pepper". The dried pericarp is wrinkled, its color ranges from grayish-brown to black. The seed is hard, white and oily. The odor of cubebs is described as agreeable and aromatic. The taste, pungent, acrid, slightly bitter and persistent. It has been described as tasting like allspice, or like a cross between allspice and black pepper.

Cubeb

Cubeb (Piper cubeba), or tailed pepper, is a plant in genus Piper, cultivated for its fruit and essential…

A common plant of the north temperate Europe. It has purple spotted leaves and can force people to have allergic reactions to it.

Cuckoo Pint

A common plant of the north temperate Europe. It has purple spotted leaves and can force people to have…

An illustration of a male flower of the cucumber plant.

Cucumber Flower

An illustration of a male flower of the cucumber plant.

An illustration of a female cucumber flower.

Cucumber Flower (Female)

An illustration of a female cucumber flower.

An illustration of a cucumber plant's flower stamens.

Cucumber Flower Stamens

An illustration of a cucumber plant's flower stamens.

Illustrated is a disease of cucumber leaf. The dying margin shows that the trouble is due to some interference with food supply.

Cucumber Leaf

Illustrated is a disease of cucumber leaf. The dying margin shows that the trouble is due to some interference…

Of the Gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), the climbing wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata).

Climbing Wild Cucumber

Of the Gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), the climbing wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata).

Of the Gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), the leaf of the one-seeded bur-cucumber (Sicyos angulatus).

One-Seeded Bur-Cucumber

Of the Gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), the leaf of the one-seeded bur-cucumber (Sicyos angulatus).

The Squirting or Exploding Cucumber (Ecballium elaterium) is a cucumber plant named for squirting a stream of liquid containing its seeds.

Squirting Cucumber

The Squirting or Exploding Cucumber (Ecballium elaterium) is a cucumber plant named for squirting a…

The common names of cucumis anguria are bur cucumber, west Indian gherkin, and gooseberry gourd. The stems are slender and the leaves are deeply cut. The fruit is cucumber like, but more spiny.

Cucumis Anguria

The common names of cucumis anguria are bur cucumber, west Indian gherkin, and gooseberry gourd. The…

Pictured is a staminate flower of cucumis melo.

Cucumis Melo

Pictured is a staminate flower of cucumis melo.

Illustrated is a pistillate flower of cucumis melo.

Cucumis Melo

Illustrated is a pistillate flower of cucumis melo.

Pictured are the staminate and pistillate flowers of cucumis sativus.

Cucumis Sativus

Pictured are the staminate and pistillate flowers of cucumis sativus.

Cucumber is the common name of cucumis sativus. The branch is prickly.

Cucumis Sativus

Cucumber is the common name of cucumis sativus. The branch is prickly.

A creeping herb plant.

Cucurbita

A creeping herb plant.

Of the Figwort family (Scrophulariaceae), the culver's root (Veronica virginica).

Culver's Root

Of the Figwort family (Scrophulariaceae), the culver's root (Veronica virginica).

"Cummin: a, the flower; b, the fruit or seed." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cummin

"Cummin: a, the flower; b, the fruit or seed." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cuphea hyssopifolia has a shrubby stem and numerous branches. The flowers are scarcely longer than the leaves. The plant is native to Mexico.

Cuphea Hyssopifolia

Cuphea hyssopifolia has a shrubby stem and numerous branches. The flowers are scarcely longer than the…

The branches of cuphea ignea are somewhat angled. The flowers stalks are two to four times long than the leaf stalks. The plant is native to Mexico.

Cuphea Ignea

The branches of cuphea ignea are somewhat angled. The flowers stalks are two to four times long than…

The common name of cuphea llavea is the red-white-and-blue flower. The stems are numerous. The plant is native to Guatemala.

Cuphea Llavea

The common name of cuphea llavea is the red-white-and-blue flower. The stems are numerous. The plant…

A small cupshaped depression.

Cupule

A small cupshaped depression.

A small cupshaped depression.

Cupule

A small cupshaped depression.

Curculiga latifolia grows two to three feet tall. The flowers are bright yellow and grow in a dense clusters near the base of the plant. The plant is native to Indian and Malaysia.

Curculiga Latifolia

Curculiga latifolia grows two to three feet tall. The flowers are bright yellow and grow in a dense…

The common name of curcuma petiolata is queen lily. The leaves are six to eight inches long. The flowers are pale yellow. The plant is native to India.

Curcuma Petiolata

The common name of curcuma petiolata is queen lily. The leaves are six to eight inches long. The flowers…

Illustrated is the queen lily, curcuma petiolata, in flower. The flowers are pale yellow. The flowers spikes are five to six inches long.

Curcuma Petiolata

Illustrated is the queen lily, curcuma petiolata, in flower. The flowers are pale yellow. The flowers…

Calabazilla is the common name of curcurbita foetidissima. The leaves are large, heart shaped, and triangular. The fruit is not edible.

Curcurbita Foetidissima

Calabazilla is the common name of curcurbita foetidissima. The leaves are large, heart shaped, and triangular.…

Of the Honeysuckle family (Caprifoliaceae), the Indian currant (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) and the leaves of elder (Sambucus canadensis).

Indian Currant and Elder Leaves

Of the Honeysuckle family (Caprifoliaceae), the Indian currant (Symphoricarpos orbiculatus) and the…

Illustrated is the pruning of a currant bush, The old cane, (a), is to be cut away. Then the straight new canes are left to remain.

Currant Bush

Illustrated is the pruning of a currant bush, The old cane, (a), is to be cut away. Then the straight…

Illustrated is a cutting of currant.

Currant Cutting

Illustrated is a cutting of currant.

Illustrated is currant foliage attacked by the leaf-spot fungus.

Currant Foliage

Illustrated is currant foliage attacked by the leaf-spot fungus.

Illustrated is the tree-form training of currant.

Currant Training

Illustrated is the tree-form training of currant.

"Leptomeria acida; 2. a branch more magnified; 3. an expanded flower; 4. a fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Native Currant

"Leptomeria acida; 2. a branch more magnified; 3. an expanded flower; 4. a fruit." -Lindley, 1853

A genus of parasitic plants, natural order Concolvulaceae. Dodder.

Cuscuta

A genus of parasitic plants, natural order Concolvulaceae. Dodder.

"Cusso: A, a branch, with leaves and flowers; B, a flower seen laterally; C, a female flower; a, b, c, d, e, the five outer segments of the calyx." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cusso

"Cusso: A, a branch, with leaves and flowers; B, a flower seen laterally; C, a female flower; a, b,…

Custard apple (Anona reticulata). 1, flower, three outer petals removed; 2, fruit and section.

Custard Apple

Custard apple (Anona reticulata). 1, flower, three outer petals removed; 2, fruit and section.

"Cycadeoidea dacotensis. Semi-diagrammatic sketch of a flower (bisporangiate cone), cut longitudinally; one sporophyll folded, and one (at the right) arbitrarily expanded. At the center is the apical, cone-shaped receptacle, invested by a zone of short-stalked ovules and inter-seminal scales. The pinnules of the sporophylls bear the compound sporangia (Synangia). Exterior to the flower are several hairy bracts." -Gager, 1916

Cycadeoid

"Cycadeoidea dacotensis. Semi-diagrammatic sketch of a flower (bisporangiate cone), cut longitudinally;…

"Cycadeoidea Wielandi. Longitudinal section through the axis of a female inflorescence, or cone. l, old leaf-base; d, insertion of disc; s, erect seed, borne at summit of seed-pedicle inserted on convex receptacle; b, hair covered bract." -Gager, 1916

Cycadeoid

"Cycadeoidea Wielandi. Longitudinal section through the axis of a female inflorescence, or cone. l,…

"Cyclamen: a, the whole plant; b, the fruit." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cyclamen

"Cyclamen: a, the whole plant; b, the fruit." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

"The colors white and shades of crimson. As a winter blooming plant for a conservatory or parlor window, it is invaluable; with some of the leaves are strikingly variegated, and the flowers are unique and beautiful."—Heinrich, 1887

Cyclamen

"The colors white and shades of crimson. As a winter blooming plant for a conservatory or parlor window,…

Shown is a flower of perfect form and the crested variety of cyclamen persicum. The plant is native from Greece to Syria.

Cyclamen Persicum

Shown is a flower of perfect form and the crested variety of cyclamen persicum. The plant is native…

A small genus of palm like plants.

Cyclanthus

A small genus of palm like plants.

The flowers of cymbidium giganteum are dull purple, brownish, or yellowish green striped with purple. The plant is native to Nepal.

Cymbidium Giganteum

The flowers of cymbidium giganteum are dull purple, brownish, or yellowish green striped with purple.…

Cymbopetalum penduliflorum has several common names including Mexican earflower and sacred earflower of the Aztecs. It is native to south Mexico and Guatemala.

Cymbopetalum Penduliflorum

Cymbopetalum penduliflorum has several common names including Mexican earflower and sacred earflower…

The flowers of cymbopetalum penduliflorum grow alone at the end of each stem. The petals and thick and fleshy and resemble the human ear. The flowers are pungently aromatic.

Cymbopetalum Penduliflorum

The flowers of cymbopetalum penduliflorum grow alone at the end of each stem. The petals and thick and…

"Cyme, in Botany, a common form of Centrifugal inflorescence, in which the rachis or floral axis disappears by separating into irregular branches, and these are short and corymbose." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cyme

"Cyme, in Botany, a common form of Centrifugal inflorescence, in which the rachis or floral axis disappears…

"Cyme is produced when a single flower at the top of the stem has two branches, one on each side, which in turn subdivides in the same way."—Darby, 1855

Cyme

"Cyme is produced when a single flower at the top of the stem has two branches, one on each side, which…

Forms of cyme. 1, pink.

Cyme

Forms of cyme. 1, pink.

Flowers in terminal clusters.

Cynoctonum

Flowers in terminal clusters.

Cyperorchis elegans is an orchid native to the Himalayas. The flowers are yellow and one and a half to two inches across.

Cyperorchis Elegans

Cyperorchis elegans is an orchid native to the Himalayas. The flowers are yellow and one and a half…

Flowers inconspicuous and hidden by overlapping scales.

Cyperus

Flowers inconspicuous and hidden by overlapping scales.

Cyperus. 1, spikelet; 2, flower.

Cyperus

Cyperus. 1, spikelet; 2, flower.

Cypress spurge is the common name of euphorbia cyparissias. It has many short, plume like branches. It is native to Europe. It is naturalized and a weed in the United States.

Cypress Spurge

Cypress spurge is the common name of euphorbia cyparissias. It has many short, plume like branches.…

The flower of the Cypress-vine.

Cypress-vine

The flower of the Cypress-vine.

The Lady's Slipper is the common name of cypripedium calceolus. The flower has two fertile stamens.

Cypripedium Calceolus

The Lady's Slipper is the common name of cypripedium calceolus. The flower has two fertile stamens.

Lady's slipper orchid <i>(Cypripedium calceolus)</i> are characterized by slipper-shaped pouches on the flower. Its range is from Europe to eastern Asia.

Cypripedium Calceolus

Lady's slipper orchid (Cypripedium calceolus) are characterized by slipper-shaped pouches on the flower.…

Cypripedium californicum plants are either slender or stout. The flowers are small with six to twelve open at the same time.

Cypripedium Californicum

Cypripedium californicum plants are either slender or stout. The flowers are small with six to twelve…

The flowers of cypripedium pubescens bloom in May and June. The leaves are oval. The petals are usually twisted.

Cypripedium Pubescens

The flowers of cypripedium pubescens bloom in May and June. The leaves are oval. The petals are usually…

Cypripedium spectabile is a stout plant. The flowers bloom in June. It is found from Maine, New England, Minnesota, and the mountains of North Carolina.

Cypripedium Spectabile

Cypripedium spectabile is a stout plant. The flowers bloom in June. It is found from Maine, New England,…