The Flower Anatomy ClipArt gallery includes 363 illustrations of the parts of a flower.

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 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.

"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…

"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;…

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.

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).

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

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.

Compound flower anatomy. 11, capitulum of cornflower.

Capitulum

Compound flower anatomy. 11, capitulum of cornflower.

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…

Corolla of Catalpa laid open, displaying two good stamens and three abortive ones or vestiges.

Catalpa

Corolla of Catalpa laid open, displaying two good stamens and three abortive ones or vestiges.

Chenopodium olidum, or Wild Arrach, an herb. 1, flower.

Chenopodium

Chenopodium olidum, or Wild Arrach, an herb. 1, flower.

The cherry. 1. flower, petals and part of calyx; 2. fruit.

Cherry

The cherry. 1. flower, petals and part of calyx; 2. fruit.

Chervil (Scandix cerefolium). 1, flower; 2, fruit.

Chervil

Chervil (Scandix cerefolium). 1, flower; 2, fruit.

"Monstrous flower of a Cerastium; 2. the pistil and stamens separate; 3. the ovary forced open to show the origin of the ovules and the nature of the imperfect dissepiments; 4. a monstrous ovule." -Lindley, 1853

Mouse-Ear Chickweed

"Monstrous flower of a Cerastium; 2. the pistil and stamens separate; 3. the ovary forced open to show…

An illustration of the pistil, female reproductive part of the flower, from the mouse-ear chickweed. Cerastium is a genus of annual, winter annual, or perennial plants belonging to the family Caryophyllaceae. The around 100 species are commonly called Mouse-ear chickweed; different species are found nearly worldwide but the greatest concentration is mainly from the northern temperate areas of the world. A number are common weeds in fields and on disturbed ground.

Mouse-ear Chickweed

An illustration of the pistil, female reproductive part of the flower, from the mouse-ear chickweed.…

Chicory. 1, Floret; 2, fruit.

Chicory

Chicory. 1, Floret; 2, fruit.

Christ's thorns (Paliurus aculeata). 1, Flower, 2, fruit.

Christ's Thorns

Christ's thorns (Paliurus aculeata). 1, Flower, 2, fruit.

A Christmas rose (Helleborus niger). 1, stamen; 2, section.

Christmas Rose

A Christmas rose (Helleborus niger). 1, stamen; 2, section.

The contracted stalk-like base of a petal.

Claw

The contracted stalk-like base of a petal.

Clove. 1, section of flower; 2, fruit.

Clove

Clove. 1, section of flower; 2, fruit.

Coca plant. 1, flower; 2, calyx and pistil; 3, petal; 4, fruit.

Coca

Coca plant. 1, flower; 2, calyx and pistil; 3, petal; 4, fruit.

Cocoa or Cacao. 1, flower; 2, pod; 3, section of pod.

Cocoa plant

Cocoa or Cacao. 1, flower; 2, pod; 3, section of pod.

Coconut palm. A, section of fruit; a, husk; b, shell; c, albumin; d, cavity; e, embryo; f, aperture of shell; g, rudimentary aperture; B, male flower; C, female flower.

Coconut Tree

Coconut palm. A, section of fruit; a, husk; b, shell; c, albumin; d, cavity; e, embryo; f, aperture…

Flower of comfrey after removal of corolla, showing unripe fruit

Comfrey

Flower of comfrey after removal of corolla, showing unripe fruit