"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…

"Axillary.--Placed in the axilla (arm-pit). A term by which the angle formed by the union of the leaf and the stem is designated." -Newman, 1850

Axillary

"Axillary.--Placed in the axilla (arm-pit). A term by which the angle formed by the union of the leaf…

The bacca of a plant.

Bacca

The bacca of a plant.

"Gynandria. A, section of flower of Bletia' B, separated column of same, composed of the united style and filaments, bearing the stigma (s) and anthers (an)." -Whitney, 1911

Gynandria of Bletia

"Gynandria. A, section of flower of Bletia' B, separated column of same, composed of the united style…

"Bracteae.--Small leaves placed between the proper leaves of the plant and the flower-cup." -Newman, 1850

Bractea

"Bracteae.--Small leaves placed between the proper leaves of the plant and the flower-cup." -Newman,…

"Inflorescence and flowers of the burdock (Arctium minus). a, Inflorescences; b, longitudinal section of the same; c, bud of individual flower; d, mature flower; sty, stigma; stig, style; a, ring of syngenesius anthers; c, corolla; p, pappus (calyx); ov, ovary; e, mature seed." -Gager, 1916

Lesser Burdock

"Inflorescence and flowers of the burdock (Arctium minus). a, Inflorescences; b, longitudinal section…

"Combretum (or Poivrea) purpureum. 1. a flower cut open; 2. a section of the ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Bushwillow

"Combretum (or Poivrea) purpureum. 1. a flower cut open; 2. a section of the ovary." -Lindley, 1853

The parts of the canna flower are labeled. Sepals (s), petals (ccc), style (e), staminodia (aaab), flower lip (b), anther (f).

Parts of the Canna Flower

The parts of the canna flower are labeled. Sepals (s), petals (ccc), style (e), staminodia (aaab), flower…

In this illustration of the cherimoya flower the two outer petals are removed to show the minute inner petals and essential petals. And outer petal is also illustrated.

Cherimoya Flower

In this illustration of the cherimoya flower the two outer petals are removed to show the minute inner…

Illustrated are detailed parts of coelogyne speciosa. The flowers are yellow brown.

Coelogyne Speciosa

Illustrated are detailed parts of coelogyne speciosa. The flowers are yellow brown.

A one-celled compound ovary.

Compound Ovary

A one-celled compound ovary.

Compound pistils of two cells.

Compound Pistil

Compound pistils of two cells.

Compound pistils of three cells.

Compound Pistil

Compound pistils of three cells.

Compound pistils of three cells.

Compound Pistil

Compound pistils of three cells.

"Centaurea cyanus. 1. a floret; 2. the anthers; 3. perpendicular section of young fruit; 4. ripe fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Cornflower

"Centaurea cyanus. 1. a floret; 2. the anthers; 3. perpendicular section of young fruit; 4. ripe fruit."…

"Corymb.--A bunch of flowers where the foot-stalks proceed from different parts of the principal axis, but all attain the same height." -Newman, 1850

Corymb

"Corymb.--A bunch of flowers where the foot-stalks proceed from different parts of the principal axis,…

The sections of two species of Darwinia flowers.

Darwinia

The sections of two species of Darwinia flowers.

"Escallonia pulverulenta. 1. a flower; 2. a cross section of the ovary; 3. fruit; 4. seed; 5. its perpendicular section." -Lindley, 1853

Escallonia

"Escallonia pulverulenta. 1. a flower; 2. a cross section of the ovary; 3. fruit; 4. seed; 5. its perpendicular…

A staminate flower of Moonseed.

Flower

A staminate flower of Moonseed.

A pistillate flower of Moonseed.

Flower

A pistillate flower of Moonseed.

Half of a Hawthorn blossom.

Flower

Half of a Hawthorn blossom.

Half of a Cherry blossom.

Flower

Half of a Cherry blossom.

Half of a Morning-glory blossom.

Flower

Half of a Morning-glory blossom.

The capsule of a flowering plant.

Flower Capsule

The capsule of a flowering plant.

A flower spike.

Flower Spike

A flower spike.

Description of the parts of a flower.

Parts of a Flower

Description of the parts of a flower.

Fruit of the flower of the Morning Glory.

Morning Glory Fruit

Fruit of the flower of the Morning Glory.

Fruit of the flower of the Morning Glory. It has dried into a pod and is splitting into three sections.

Morning Glory Fruit

Fruit of the flower of the Morning Glory. It has dried into a pod and is splitting into three sections.

The head of a flower.

Head

The head of a flower.

"Viola tricolor. A, stamens and pistil; B, pistil with stamens removed; C, pod split open." -Bergen, 1896

Heartsease

"Viola tricolor. A, stamens and pistil; B, pistil with stamens removed; C, pod split open." -Bergen,…

The magnified flower of the Bell Heather (Erica cinerea) is a plant in the Ericaceae family of heaths.

Bell Heather

The magnified flower of the Bell Heather (Erica cinerea) is a plant in the Ericaceae family of heaths.

"Part of the inflorescence of Heliconia angustifolia; a, stamens and pistil, the surrounding parts being removed." -Lindley, 1853

Heliconia

"Part of the inflorescence of Heliconia angustifolia; a, stamens and pistil, the surrounding parts being…

"Melastoma polyanthum. 1. flower; 2, 2. stamens; 3. base of anther; 4. fruit; 5. section of ditto; 6. seed." -Lindley. 1853

Native Lassiandra

"Melastoma polyanthum. 1. flower; 2, 2. stamens; 3. base of anther; 4. fruit; 5. section of ditto; 6.…

"Leschenaultia splendens. 1. calyx, stamens, and style, with stigma and indusium, all magnified." -Lindley, 1853

Lechenaultia

"Leschenaultia splendens. 1. calyx, stamens, and style, with stigma and indusium, all magnified." -Lindley,…

The sexual system of a plant, here having ten stamens and a carpel, Decandria.

Linnaeus' Decandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having ten stamens and a carpel, Decandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having many stamens, Dodecandria.

Linnaeus' Dodecandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having many stamens, Dodecandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having twenty or more stamens, Icosandria.

Linnaeus' icosandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having twenty or more stamens, Icosandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having many stamens with a pistil in the center, Polyandria.

Linnaeus' Polyandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having many stamens with a pistil in the center, Polyandria.

The sexual system of a plant, here having four stamens of unequal length, Didynamia.

Linnaeus' Didynamia

The sexual system of a plant, here having four stamens of unequal length, Didynamia.

The sexual system of a plant, here having six stamens (four longer), Tetradinamia.

Linnaeus' Tetradinamia

The sexual system of a plant, here having six stamens (four longer), Tetradinamia.

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united in a tube, Monadelphia.

Linnaeus' Monadelphia

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united in a tube, Monadelphia.

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united in two bundles, Diadelphia.

Linnaeus' Diadelphia

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united in two bundles, Diadelphia.

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united in three or more bundles, Polyadelphia.

Linnaeus' Polyadelphia

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united in three or more bundles, Polyadelphia.

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united by anthers, Syngenesia.

Linnaeus' Syngenesia

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united by anthers, Syngenesia.

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united with the pistil, Gynandria.

Linnaeus' Gynandria

The sexual system of a plant, here having stamens united with the pistil, Gynandria.

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 hidden reproductive organs, Cryptogamia.

Linnaeus' Cryptogamia

The sexual system of a plant, here having hidden reproductive organs, Cryptogamia.

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.

"Lythrum salicaria. 1. a flower; 2. the calyx spread open; 3. the pistil; 4. a cross section of the ovary; 5. the capsule; 6. a section of a seed." -Lindley, 1853

Purple Loosestrife

"Lythrum salicaria. 1. a flower; 2. the calyx spread open; 3. the pistil; 4. a cross section of the…

"Loranthus chrysanthus. 1. section of a flower; 2. of a fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Loranthus

"Loranthus chrysanthus. 1. section of a flower; 2. of a fruit." -Lindley, 1853

"Loranthus memecylifolius. 1. corolla laid open; 2. ovary, &c." -Lindley, 1853

Loranthus

"Loranthus memecylifolius. 1. corolla laid open; 2. ovary, &c." -Lindley, 1853

The lyme of a flower.

Lyme

The lyme of a flower.

"Eugenia tuberculata. 1. a flower; 2. the same divided vertically; 3. a stamen; 4. a ripe fruit; 5. a leaf with the dots upon it." -Lindley, 1853

Myrtle

"Eugenia tuberculata. 1. a flower; 2. the same divided vertically; 3. a stamen; 4. a ripe fruit; 5.…

The narcissus of a flower.

Narcissus

The narcissus of a flower.

"Tube nectary of Nasturtium." -Newman, 1850

Nasturtium

"Tube nectary of Nasturtium." -Newman, 1850

Ovary of the flower of the Morning Glory, cut in half.

Morning Glory Ovary

Ovary of the flower of the Morning Glory, cut in half.