The Flower Anatomy ClipArt gallery includes 415 illustrations of the parts of a flower.

Pictured are flowers of the orders acanthaceae, myoporaceae, phrymaceae, and plantaginaceae. The flowers illustrated are (1) ruellia, (2) justicia, (3) myoporum, (4) phryma, and (5) plantago.

Orders of Acanthaceae, Myoporaceae, Phrymaceae, and Plantaginaceae

Pictured are flowers of the orders acanthaceae, myoporaceae, phrymaceae, and plantaginaceae. The flowers…

An acanthus plant in front of a pedestal.  Acanthus is a very common decorative plant.

Acanthus

An acanthus plant in front of a pedestal. Acanthus is a very common decorative plant.

Half of a calyx-cup, of the Carolina Allspice.

Carolina Allspice

Half of a calyx-cup, of the Carolina Allspice.

Vertical section of the wild rose, or dog-rose.

Anatomy

Vertical section of the wild rose, or dog-rose.

"Tubular Androphore and section of flower of Malva Sylvestris."-Whitney, 1902

Androphore

"Tubular Androphore and section of flower of Malva Sylvestris."-Whitney, 1902

The orders of Annonaceae, Myristicaceae, Monimiaceae, and Lauraceae are pictured. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated are (1) asimina, (2) annona, (3) myristica, (4) monimia, (5) cinnamomum, and (6) benzoin.

Annonaceae, Myristicaceae, Monimiaceae, and Lauraceae Orders

The orders of Annonaceae, Myristicaceae, Monimiaceae, and Lauraceae are pictured. The flowers of these…

The pollen-bearing portion of a stamen.

Anther

The pollen-bearing portion of a stamen.

"Image: Anther of Aquilegria. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the extremity of a filament."-Whitney, 1902

Anther

"Image: Anther of Aquilegria. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the…

"Image: Anther of Aquilegria, expanded. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the extremity of a filament."-Whitney, 1902

Anther

"Image: Anther of Aquilegria, expanded. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised…

"Image: Anther of Lilium. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the extremity of a filament."-Whitney, 1902

Anther

"Image: Anther of Lilium. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the extremity…

"Image: Anther of Berberis. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the extremity of a filament."-Whitney, 1902

Anther

"Image: Anther of Berberis. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the…

"Image: Anther of Solanum. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the extremity of a filament."-Whitney, 1902

Anther

"Image: Anther of Solanum. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the extremity…

"Image: Anther of Ecbalium. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the extremity of a filament."-Whitney, 1902

Anther

"Image: Anther of Ecbalium. The essential polliniferous part of a stamen, generally raised upon the…

Diagram of the lower part of an anther, cut across above, and the upper part of a leaf, to show how the one answers to the other; the filament to petiole, the connective to midrib; the two cells to the right and left halves of the blade.

Anther

Diagram of the lower part of an anther, cut across above, and the upper part of a leaf, to show how…

Anther of a prunella plant.

Prunella anther

Anther of a prunella plant.

The orders pictured are aquifoliaceae, celastraceae, stackhousiaceae, and staphyleaceae. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated include (1) ilex, (2) euonymus, (3) stackhousia, and (4) staphylea.

Orders of Aquifoliaceae, Celastraceae, Stackhousiaceae, and Staphyleaceae

The orders pictured are aquifoliaceae, celastraceae, stackhousiaceae, and staphyleaceae. The flowers…

Pictured are flowers of the orders araliaceae and umbelliferae. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated include (1) aralia, (2) hedera, (3) cicutat, (4) foeniculum, (5) artedia, and (6) apium. (7) represents the fruits of umbelliferae.

Orders of Araliaceae and Umbelliferae

Pictured are flowers of the orders araliaceae and umbelliferae. The flowers of these orders that are…

"1. Aretia Vitaliana; 2. a flower cut open; 3. the pistil; 4. a vertical section of the latter, showing the free central placenta; 5. a section of a seed." -Lindley, 1853

Aretia

"1. Aretia Vitaliana; 2. a flower cut open; 3. the pistil; 4. a vertical section of the latter, showing…

Shown are the Aristolochiaceae, Polygonaceae, Chenopodiaceae, and Amarantaceae orders. Also illustrated are the asarum, aristolochia, fagopyrum, chenopodium, and achyranthes flowers of these orders.

Aristolochiaceae, Polygonaceae, Chenopodiaceae, and Amarantaceae Orders

Shown are the Aristolochiaceae, Polygonaceae, Chenopodiaceae, and Amarantaceae orders. Also illustrated…

Pictured are flowers of the orders asclepiadaceae, convolvulaceae, polemoniaceae, and hydrophyllaceae. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated are (1) asclepias, (2) convolvulus, (3) phlox, (4) polemonium, (5) hydrophyllum, and (6) phacelia.

Orders of Asclepiadaceae, Convolvulaceae, Polemoniaceae, and Hydrophyllaceae

Pictured are flowers of the orders asclepiadaceae, convolvulaceae, polemoniaceae, and hydrophyllaceae.…

The orders pictured are balsaminaceae, rhamnaceae, vitaceae, and tiliaceae. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated include (1) impatiens, (2) rhamnus, (3) vitis, and (4) tilia.

Orders of Balsaminaceae, Rhamnaceae, Vitaceae, and Tiliaceae

The orders pictured are balsaminaceae, rhamnaceae, vitaceae, and tiliaceae. The flowers of these orders…

Illustrated in the tip of a flower cluster of banana. The cluster is similar to a giant, elongated bud with large, tightly overlapping scales or bracts.

Flower Cluster of Banana

Illustrated in the tip of a flower cluster of banana. The cluster is similar to a giant, elongated bud…

"Enlarged section of a Bartlett pear flower: st, style; sp, sepal; f, filament; a, anther; s, stigma; p, petal; d, disk; ov, ovule." -Department of Agriculture, 1899

Bartlett Pear Flower

"Enlarged section of a Bartlett pear flower: st, style; sp, sepal; f, filament; a, anther; s, stigma;…

Pictured are the orders of Bassellaceae and Caryophyllaceae. The flower pictured belong to the Bassellaceae order is (1) boussingaultia. The flowers pictured that belong to the order of Caryophyllaceae are (2) silene, (3) agrostemma, (4) arenaria, (5) sagina, (6) spergula, and (7) paronychia.

Bassellaceae and Caryophyllaceae Order

Pictured are the orders of Bassellaceae and Caryophyllaceae. The flower pictured belong to the Bassellaceae…

Cross section of an ovary from a Begonia flower.

Begonia Flowers

Cross section of an ovary from a Begonia flower.

Twisted stigmas from a Begonia flower.

Begonia Flowers

Twisted stigmas from a Begonia flower.

Shown are the orders of berberidaceae, menispermaceae, magnoliaceae, and calycanthaceae. The illustrated flowers of these orders are (1) berberis, (2) menispermum, (3) magnolia, and (4) calycanthus.

Berberidaceae, Menispermaceae, Mahnoliaceae, and Calycanthaceae Orders

Shown are the orders of berberidaceae, menispermaceae, magnoliaceae, and calycanthaceae. The illustrated…

An illustration of the a stamen and pistil of the berberis plant. Berberis (Bér-be-ris, barberry, pepperidge bush) a genus of about 450-500 species of deciduous and evergreen shrubs from 1-5 m tall with thorny shoots, native to the temperate and subtropical regions of Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and South America. They are closely related to the genus Mahonia, which is included within Berberis by some botanists.

Pistil and Stamen of Burberis

An illustration of the a stamen and pistil of the berberis plant. Berberis (Bér-be-ris, barberry,…

Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis). 1, stamen; 2, pistil.

Bindweed

Bindweed (Convolvulus arvensis). 1, stamen; 2, pistil.

Typical Forms of Corolla. 8, Infundibuliform (bindweed).

Bindweed

Typical Forms of Corolla. 8, Infundibuliform (bindweed).

The labeled anatomy of a cherry blossom.

Cherry Blossom

The labeled anatomy of a cherry blossom.

Section of a borage flower

Borage

Section of a borage flower

A horizontal plan of the flower

Borage

A horizontal plan of the flower

Typical form of Corolla. 11, Rotate (borage).

Borage

Typical form of Corolla. 11, Rotate (borage).

"Gynobase. Section of Gynoecium of Borage, gynobase (a) bearing the carpels and style." -Whitney, 1911

Borage Gynoecium

"Gynobase. Section of Gynoecium of Borage, gynobase (a) bearing the carpels and style." -Whitney, 1911

Pictured are flowers of the order boraginaceae, verbenaceae, labiatae, and nolanaceae. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated are (1) borago, (2) symphytum, (3) cynoglosum, (4) omphalodes, (5) verbena, (6) lantana, (7) mentha, (8) thymus, (9) salvia, (10) lamium, and (11) nolana.

Orders of Boraginaceae, Verbenaceae, Labiatae, and Nolanaceae

Pictured are flowers of the order boraginaceae, verbenaceae, labiatae, and nolanaceae. The flowers of…

Typical form of Corolla. 2, Polypetalous, regular (buttercup).

Buttercup

Typical form of Corolla. 2, Polypetalous, regular (buttercup).

Typical form of Corolla. 13, Cruciform (cabbage).

Cabbage

Typical form of Corolla. 13, Cruciform (cabbage).

Calystegia sepium (Larger Bindweed, Hedge Bindweed, or Rutland beauty) is a species of bindweed, with a subcosmopolitan distribution throughout temperate Northern Hemisphere in Europe, Asia, northwestern Africa, and North America, and in the temperate Southern Hemisphere in Australia, and Argentina in South America.

Calystegia Sepium

Calystegia sepium (Larger Bindweed, Hedge Bindweed, or Rutland beauty) is a species of bindweed, with…

The outermost circle of flower parts; made up of sepals.

Calyx

The outermost circle of flower parts; made up of sepals.

The calyx and pistil of Frostweed, (Gray, 1858).

Calyx

The calyx and pistil of Frostweed, (Gray, 1858).

Calyx of Chickory.

Calyx

Calyx of Chickory.

Calyx of Sunflower.

Calyx

Calyx of Sunflower.

Calyx of Helenium.

Calyx

Calyx of Helenium.

Calyx of Dandelion, showing pappus of downy hairs.

Calyx

Calyx of Dandelion, showing pappus of downy hairs.

Calyx of Sowthistle, showing pappus of downy hairs.

Calyx

Calyx of Sowthistle, showing pappus of downy hairs.

The two-cleft calyx and pod of Claytonia or Spring Beauty, (Gray, 1858).

Claytonia Calyx

The two-cleft calyx and pod of Claytonia or Spring Beauty, (Gray, 1858).

Calyx of the flower of the Morning Glory.

Morning Glory calyx

Calyx of the flower of the Morning Glory.

Calyx of a prunella plant.

Prunella calyx

Calyx of a prunella plant.

Forms of cyme. 2, campanula (racemose).

Campanula

Forms of cyme. 2, campanula (racemose).

The campylotropous ovule is curved. Pictured are two coats of the campylotropous ovule.

Campylotropous Ovule in Section

The campylotropous ovule is curved. Pictured are two coats of the campylotropous ovule.

Pictured are the orders of Cannaceae, Marantaceae, and Orchidaceae. Illustrated are various flowers of these orders including canna, maranta, lycastee, and cypripedium.

Cannaceae, Marantaceae, and Orchidaceae Orders

Pictured are the orders of Cannaceae, Marantaceae, and Orchidaceae. Illustrated are various flowers…

Compound flower anatomy. 11, capitulum of cornflower.

Capitulum

Compound flower anatomy. 11, capitulum of cornflower.

Represented are the orders of caricaceae, loasaceae, begoniaceae, and cactaceae. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated include (1) carica, (2) loasa, (3) mentzelia, (4) begonia, (5) pilocereus, and (6) opuntia.

Orders of Caricaceae, Loasceae, Begoniaceae, and Cactaceae

Represented are the orders of caricaceae, loasaceae, begoniaceae, and cactaceae. The flowers of these…

The section of carnation shows the leaf anthers. One is in the process of doubling.

Carnation Section

The section of carnation shows the leaf anthers. One is in the process of doubling.

Illustrated is a section of a normal carnation flower.

Section of Carnation

Illustrated is a section of a normal carnation flower.

A simple pistil or one of the parts of a compoud pistil.

Carpel

A simple pistil or one of the parts of a compoud pistil.

"If in Fig. 132, a, a, a, a, a, represent five stamens, and b, b, as many carpels, it will be observed that the stamens occupy alternate positions in respect to the carpels."—Darby, 1855

Arrangement of Stamens and Carpels

"If in Fig. 132, a, a, a, a, a, represent five stamens, and b, b, as many carpels, it will be observed…

"When the carpels consist of several whorls on the same plane, the individuals of contiguous whorls follow the same law of alternation, as is exhibited in Fig. 133, in which a represents the axis, b b the whorl contiguous to it, and c c the exterior whorl."—Darby, 1855

Two Whorls of Carpels

"When the carpels consist of several whorls on the same plane, the individuals of contiguous whorls…

Shown are the orders of Casuarinaceae, Saururaceaem, Oiperaceae, and Chloranthaceae. Pictured are various flowers and fruits of these order including casuarina, saururus, piper, and chlorantus.

Casuarinaceae, Saururaceaem, Oiperaceae, and Chloranthaceae Orders

Shown are the orders of Casuarinaceae, Saururaceaem, Oiperaceae, and Chloranthaceae. Pictured are various…