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

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens and pistils in two different flowers of the same plant, Monoecia.

Linnaeus' Monoecia

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens and pistils in two different flowers of the same plant,…

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens and pistils on two different plants, Dioecia.

Linnaeus' Dioecia

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens and pistils on two different plants, Dioecia.

The sexual system of a plant, here having both hermaphrodite and unisexual flowers on the same plant, Polygamia.

Linnaeus' Polygamia

The sexual system of a plant, here having both hermaphrodite and unisexual flowers on the same plant,…

The sexual system of a plant, here having three stamens, Triandria.

Linnaeus' Triandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having three stamens, Triandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having four stamens, Tetrandria.

Linnaeus' Tetrandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having four stamens, Tetrandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having five stamens and one pistil, Pentandria.

Linnaeus' Pentandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having five stamens and one pistil, Pentandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having six stamens and one pistil, Hexandria.

Linnaeus' Hexandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having six stamens and one pistil, Hexandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having seven stamens, Heptandria.

Linnaeus' Heptandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having seven stamens, Heptandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having eight stamens, Octandria.

Linnaeus' Octandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having eight stamens, Octandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having nine stamens, Enneandria.

Linnaeus' Enneandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having nine stamens, Enneandria.

Pictured are diagrams to illustrate modifications of receptacle in longitudinal sections of flowers. The receptacle produces a flat ring which may surround the ovary.

Longitudinal Sections of Flowers

Pictured are diagrams to illustrate modifications of receptacle in longitudinal sections of flowers.…

The orders pictured are malvaceae, bombacaceae, and dilleniaceae. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated include (1) malva, (2) hibiscus, (3) adansonia, (4) theobroma, and (5) dillenia.

Orders of Malvaceae, Bombacaceae, and Dilleniaceae

The orders pictured are malvaceae, bombacaceae, and dilleniaceae. The flowers of these orders that are…

"Arctostaphylos pungens. 1. a stamen; 2. a cross section of an ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Pointleaf Manzanita

"Arctostaphylos pungens. 1. a stamen; 2. a cross section of an ovary." -Lindley, 1853

"Haemodorum spicatum. 1. A flower spread open; 2. a cross section of the ovary; 3. an anther." -Lindley, 1853

Mardja

"Haemodorum spicatum. 1. A flower spread open; 2. a cross section of the ovary; 3. an anther." -Lindley,…

"Hippuris vulgaris. 1. a complete flower; 2. a section of the pistil, showing the position of the ovule; 3. a section of the ripe fruit and seed." -Lindley. 1853

Common Mare's Tail

"Hippuris vulgaris. 1. a complete flower; 2. a section of the pistil, showing the position of the ovule;…

An illustration of the head of a marigold flower.

Marigold Flower

An illustration of the head of a marigold flower.

Pictured are flowers of the orders martyniaceae, gesneriaceae, lentibulariaceae, and globulariaceae. The flowers illustrated are (1) martynia, (2) gesneria, (3) achimenes, (4) utricularia, (5) globularia, and (6) cockburnia.

Orders of Martyniaceae, Gesneriaceae, Lentibulariaceae, and Globulariaceae

Pictured are flowers of the orders martyniaceae, gesneriaceae, lentibulariaceae, and globulariaceae.…

"Daphne Mezereum. 1. a flower cut open; 2. a vertical section of an ovary; 3. the fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Mezereon

"Daphne Mezereum. 1. a flower cut open; 2. a vertical section of an ovary; 3. the fruit." -Lindley,…

"Milkweed (Asclepias sp.). a, flower-bud; b, flower; c, very young pod; d, older pod in section, showing seeds; e, section of flower; f, top view of flower, showing the 5 hoods f the crown, each with a horn incurving to the stigma; between the horns are the cleft glands to which the pollinia are attached." -Gager, 1916

Milkweed Stages

"Milkweed (Asclepias sp.). a, flower-bud; b, flower; c, very young pod; d, older pod in section, showing…

Its parts displayed: five speals, the upper forming the hood; the two lateral alike, broad and flat; the two lower small. The two pieces under the hood represent the corolla, reduced to two odd-shaped petals; in centre the numerous stamens and three pistils.

Monkshood

Its parts displayed: five speals, the upper forming the hood; the two lateral alike, broad and flat;…

Diagram of the calyx and corolla; the three dotted lines in the place of missing petals.

Monkshood

Diagram of the calyx and corolla; the three dotted lines in the place of missing petals.

"Branch of Procris splendens; 2. cluster of male and female flowers; 3. a male flower about to expand; 4. the same expanded." -Lindley, 1853

Nettlewort

"Branch of Procris splendens; 2. cluster of male and female flowers; 3. a male flower about to expand;…

Compound flower anatomy. 13, neuter floret.

Neuter Floret

Compound flower anatomy. 13, neuter floret.

Pictured are the orders of Nyctanginaceae, Phytolaccaceae, Aizoaceae, and Portulacaceae. Flowers of those orders include: (1) mirabilis, (2) neea, (3) phytolacca, (4) molluga, (5) aizoon, (6) mesembryanthemum, and (7) calandrinia.

Nyctanginaceae, Phytolaccaceae, Aizoaceae, and Portulacaceae

Pictured are the orders of Nyctanginaceae, Phytolaccaceae, Aizoaceae, and Portulacaceae. Flowers of…

Nymphaeaceae is an order of aquatic herbs including the water lily family. This order has eight genera and about sixty species. Pictured are various flowers belonging to the order.

Order of Nymphaeaceae

Nymphaeaceae is an order of aquatic herbs including the water lily family. This order has eight genera…

Pictured are flowers from the order of ochnaceae. The flowers pictured are (1) ochna, (2) gordonia, and (3) thea.

Order of Ochnaceae

Pictured are flowers from the order of ochnaceae. The flowers pictured are (1) ochna, (2) gordonia,…

Pictured are the flowers and fruits of the orders oleaceae, loganiaceae, gentianaceae, and apocynaceae. The flowers and fruits illustrated are (1) olea, (2) fraxinus, (3) logania, (4) gentiana, (5) apocynum, and (6) vinca.

Orders of Oleaceae, Loganiaceae, Gentianaceae, and Apocynaceae

Pictured are the flowers and fruits of the orders oleaceae, loganiaceae, gentianaceae, and apocynaceae.…

Convulate eastivation, as in the corolla-lobes of Oleander

Oleander

Convulate eastivation, as in the corolla-lobes of Oleander

Pictured are flowers from the orders onagraceae and haloragidaceae. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated are (1) oenothera, (2) epilobium, (3) circaea, and (4) myriophyllum.

Orders of Onagraceae and Haloragidaceae

Pictured are flowers from the orders onagraceae and haloragidaceae. The flowers of these orders that…

"Floral organs of an orchid (Cattleya sp.). A, the entire flower; sep, sepal; pet, petal; B, column, showing s, stigma and r, the rostellum (beak), with the small glands at the tip; to the glands are attached the four strap-shaped caudicles of the pollinia; C, pollinia, with the four caudicles; below, the gland; D, longitudinal section of the column; p, pollinium; E, the same, enlarged." -Gager, 1916

Orchid Organs

"Floral organs of an orchid (Cattleya sp.). A, the entire flower; sep, sepal; pet, petal; B, column,…

The flower of the Angraecum eburneum species of Comet Orchids.

Comet Orchid

The flower of the Angraecum eburneum species of Comet Orchids.

The flower of the orchid, Drymoda picta.

Drymoda picta

The flower of the orchid, Drymoda picta.

Pictured are the orders of papaveraceae, fumariaceae, cruciferae, and capparidaceae. The flowers of these orders that are illustrated are (1) papaver, (2) chelidonium, (3) dicentra, (4) fumaria, and (8) cleome.

Orders of Papaveraceae, Fumariaceae, Cruciferae, and Capparidaceae

Pictured are the orders of papaveraceae, fumariaceae, cruciferae, and capparidaceae. The flowers of…

Diagram of papilionaceous flower, with bract below; axis of inflorescence above.

Papilionaceous Flower

Diagram of papilionaceous flower, with bract below; axis of inflorescence above.

A simple flower.

Flower Parts

A simple flower.

A simple flower.

Flower Parts

A simple flower.

A simple flower.

Flower Parts

A simple flower.

The whole stamen of a Lily

Flower Parts

The whole stamen of a Lily

A pistil cut in two.

Flower Parts

A pistil cut in two.

Typical forms of Corolla. 18, Papillionaceou (pea).

Pea

Typical forms of Corolla. 18, Papillionaceou (pea).

Cross section of the anatomy of a pea blossom.

Pea blossom

Cross section of the anatomy of a pea blossom.

The female reproductive organ, or pistil, of a pea plant.

Pea Pistil

The female reproductive organ, or pistil, of a pea plant.

Typical forms of Corolla. 6, Perigynous (peach).

Peach

Typical forms of Corolla. 6, Perigynous (peach).

A stalk of a single flower.

Pedicel

A stalk of a single flower.

Pictured are the stigmas, calyx, and nectary on flower A of the pelargonium blossom. Flower B pictures the calyx with ovary in cross section, nectary, and ovary. Flower C pictures the blossom with corolla removed. D and E are cross section of the ovary. F is the stamen.

Pelargonium Blossom and Nectary

Pictured are the stigmas, calyx, and nectary on flower A of the pelargonium blossom. Flower B pictures…

Corolla, laid open, and stamens of Pentstemon grandiflorus, with a sterile filament in the place of the fifth stamen, and representing it.

Pentstemon Grandiflorus

Corolla, laid open, and stamens of Pentstemon grandiflorus, with a sterile filament in the place of…

The calyx and corolla taken together.

Perianth

The calyx and corolla taken together.

Stamens of a flower that surround the rim of a cup or tube that surrounds the ovary, but is not attached to it.

Perigynous Stamens

Stamens of a flower that surround the rim of a cup or tube that surrounds the ovary, but is not attached…

Section through a petal of buttercup (Ranunculus), showing nectar gland (n).  Note bundle of conducting tissues.

Petal

Section through a petal of buttercup (Ranunculus), showing nectar gland (n). Note bundle of conducting…

A member of the inner circle of flower parts; often colored and showy.

Petal

A member of the inner circle of flower parts; often colored and showy.

Typical form of Corolla. 4, Hypogynous petals (buttercup).

Petal

Typical form of Corolla. 4, Hypogynous petals (buttercup).

This is a Buttercup petal, with glands.

Petal of Buttercup, With Glands

This is a Buttercup petal, with glands.

"Transition from petals to stamens in white water-lily. E, F, G, H, various steps between petal and stamen." -Bergen, 1896

Petals to Stamens

"Transition from petals to stamens in white water-lily. E, F, G, H, various steps between petal and…

"Philesia buxifolia; 2. stigma of Lapageria rosea (Copihue); 3. its ovary cut across; 4. its ovule." -Lindley, 1853

Philesia and Copihue

"Philesia buxifolia; 2. stigma of Lapageria rosea (Copihue); 3. its ovary cut across; 4. its ovule."…

The longitudinal section of a flower of phyllocactus shpws the botanical characteristics. A represents the calyx tube, B shows the calyx lobes, C represents the petaloid calyx lobe, D shows the petals, E shows the style, and F represents the ovary.

Longitudinal Section of Flower of Phyllocactus

The longitudinal section of a flower of phyllocactus shpws the botanical characteristics. A represents…

1, Flowering plant of the pine sap <I>(Hypopitys multiflora);</I> 2, plant with fruits. a, a, flower; b, fruit.

Pine Sap

1, Flowering plant of the pine sap (Hypopitys multiflora); 2, plant with fruits. a, a, flower; b, fruit.

Typical form of Corolla. 16, Caryophyllaceous (pink).

Pink Flower

Typical form of Corolla. 16, Caryophyllaceous (pink).

The seed-bearing part of a flower.

Pistil

The seed-bearing part of a flower.

A pistil; with ovary, <em>a</em>, half cut away, to show the contained ovules; <em>b</em>, style; <em>c</em>, stigma.

Pistil

A pistil; with ovary, a, half cut away, to show the contained ovules; b, style; c,…

A simple pistil (of Isopyrm), with ovary cut across; the inner (ventral) face turned toward the eye: the ovules seem to be borne on the ventral suture, answering to leaf-margins: the stigma above seen also to answer to leaf margins.

Pistil

A simple pistil (of Isopyrm), with ovary cut across; the inner (ventral) face turned toward the eye:…