The fruit, flower, and leaves of the cacao tree.

Cacao

The fruit, flower, and leaves of the cacao tree.

"Cocoa. a.-- branch with leaves; b.-- fruit (partly in section). Cacao (or Cocoa), the chocolate tree and also the powder and beverage made with it obtained from the fruit of this tree." -Vaughan, 1906

Cacao Fruit and Leaves

"Cocoa. a.-- branch with leaves; b.-- fruit (partly in section). Cacao (or Cocoa), the chocolate tree…

A cross section of the fruit of the black calabash tree (Crescentia cucurbitina), native to Florida.

Black Calabash Fruit

A cross section of the fruit of the black calabash tree (Crescentia cucurbitina), native to Florida.

A tree of tropical America bearing a gourd like fruit. The hard shell of which is applied to many domestic uses and is often elaborately carved or painted.

Calabash Tree

A tree of tropical America bearing a gourd like fruit. The hard shell of which is applied to many domestic…

An illustration of a Calabash tree and ways to utilize the shell of the fruit it produces. Crescentia (Calabash tree, huingo, krabasi, or kalebas) is a genus of six species of flowering plants in the family Bignoniaceae, native to southern Florida, the Caribbean, southern Mexico, Central America and northern South America. The species are small trees growing to 10 m tall, and producing large spherical fruits up to half a meter in diameter.

Calabash Tree

An illustration of a Calabash tree and ways to utilize the shell of the fruit it produces. Crescentia…

Illustrated is a flowering branch (a), the stamens (b), a longitudinal section of fruit (c), and a fruit cluster (d) of canangium odoratum. The tree bears greenish yellow fragrant flowers.

Canangium Odoratum

Illustrated is a flowering branch (a), the stamens (b), a longitudinal section of fruit (c), and a fruit…

The cantaloup melon has an irregular surface and both the skin and flesh are variable in color. The cantaloup melon is said to be the first cultivated in Europe.

Cantaloup Melon

The cantaloup melon has an irregular surface and both the skin and flesh are variable in color. The…

A small, round, ribbed variety of muskmelon of a very delicate flavor.

Cantaloupe

A small, round, ribbed variety of muskmelon of a very delicate flavor.

"Capsicum, a genus of annual, sub-shrubby plants, with a wheel-shaped corolla, projecting and converging stamens, and a many-seeded berry." -Vaughan, 1906

Capsicum

"Capsicum, a genus of annual, sub-shrubby plants, with a wheel-shaped corolla, projecting and converging…

Native to countries around the Mediterranean. The pods are often called locust-eans, are supposed by some to have been food of John the Baptist in the wilderness.

Carob Tree

Native to countries around the Mediterranean. The pods are often called locust-eans, are supposed by…

"Cashew Nut. Cashew, a tree common in the West Indies. Its fruit is called the cashew nut. The nut is small, kidney-shaped, ash-gray, and contains an acrid juice." -Vaughan, 1906

Cashew Branch

"Cashew Nut. Cashew, a tree common in the West Indies. Its fruit is called the cashew nut. The nut is…

"Sicana odorifera. a, fruit; b, female flower; c, male flower." -Whitney, 1911

Cassabanana

"Sicana odorifera. a, fruit; b, female flower; c, male flower." -Whitney, 1911

The plant that produces castor oil.

Castor Oil Plant

The plant that produces castor oil.

The flower and fruit of Chelidonium majus, also known as the greater celandine or tetterwort.

Greater Celandine

The flower and fruit of Chelidonium majus, also known as the greater celandine or tetterwort.

"An outside cellar, fitted to keep fruit or vegetables." — Baily, 1898

Outside cellar

"An outside cellar, fitted to keep fruit or vegetables." — Baily, 1898

"Chailletia pedunculata. 1. a flower of Moacurra gelonioides; 2. a portion of it; 3. a stamen; 4. the pistil; 5. a vertical section of it; 6. ripe fruit; 7. a section of it; 8. an embryo." -Lindley, 1853

Chailletia

"Chailletia pedunculata. 1. a flower of Moacurra gelonioides; 2. a portion of it; 3. a stamen; 4. the…

An illustration of a bunch of cherries on the stem.

Cherries

An illustration of a bunch of cherries on the stem.

Three cherries.

Three Cherries

Three cherries.

Two cherries.

Two Cherries

Two cherries.

Cherries are grown on fruit trees.

Cherry

Cherries are grown on fruit trees.

The word cherry refers to a fleshy fruit (drupe) that contains a single stony seed.

Cherry

The word cherry refers to a fleshy fruit (drupe) that contains a single stony seed.

Embryo of Cherry,(Gray, 1858).

Cherry Embryo

Embryo of Cherry,(Gray, 1858).

"Drupe. b, stony wall of the putamen, inclosing the seed." -Whitney, 1911

Cherry Section

"Drupe. b, stony wall of the putamen, inclosing the seed." -Whitney, 1911

One cherry.

One Cherry

One cherry.

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

Chervil

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

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 split or opening along the circumference with a top coming off in a lid.

Circumscissile

A split or opening along the circumference with a top coming off in a lid.

"Cissampelos tropaeolifolia. 1. a female flower; 2. a portion of a fruit, with the seed laid bare; 3. a perpendicular section of a fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Cissampelos

"Cissampelos tropaeolifolia. 1. a female flower; 2. a portion of a fruit, with the seed laid bare; 3.…

"Galium Aparine; 1. a flower; 2. a young fruit without the corolla; 3. a perpendicular section of a ripe fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Cleavers

"Galium Aparine; 1. a flower; 2. a young fruit without the corolla; 3. a perpendicular section of a…

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

Clove

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

"1, full expanded flower; 2, a calyx seen from below; 3, the ovary, with a part of the calyx cut away; 4, a transverse section of a fruit." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Clusia Rosea

"1, full expanded flower; 2, a calyx seen from below; 3, the ovary, with a part of the calyx cut away;…

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.

Coca is a plant in the family Erythroxylaceae, native to north-western South America. The plant plays a significant role in traditional Andean culture. Coca leaves contain cocaine alkaloids, a basis for the drug cocaine, which is a powerful stimulant. The flowers mature into red berries.

Coca Fruit

Coca is a plant in the family Erythroxylaceae, native to north-western South America. The plant plays…

An illustration of a cocoanut palm's fruit, a cocoanut. Although coconut meat contains less fat than other dry nuts such as almonds, it is noted for its high amount of saturated fat.Approximately 90% of the fat found in coconut meat is saturated, a proportion exceeding that of foods such as lard, butter, and tallow. However, there has been some debate as to whether or not the saturated fat in coconuts is healthier than the saturated fat found in other foods. Coconut meat also contains less sugar and more protein than popular fruits such as bananas, apples and oranges, and it is relatively high in minerals such as iron, phosphorus and zinc.

Cocoanut

An illustration of a cocoanut palm's fruit, a cocoanut. Although coconut meat contains less fat than…

An illustration of a cocoanut's husk open showing the hard endocarp. Although coconut meat contains less fat than other dry nuts such as almonds, it is noted for its high amount of saturated fat.Approximately 90% of the fat found in coconut meat is saturated, a proportion exceeding that of foods such as lard, butter, and tallow. However, there has been some debate as to whether or not the saturated fat in coconuts is healthier than the saturated fat found in other foods. Coconut meat also contains less sugar and more protein than popular fruits such as bananas, apples and oranges, and it is relatively high in minerals such as iron, phosphorus and zinc.

Cocoanut

An illustration of a cocoanut's husk open showing the hard endocarp. Although coconut meat contains…

An illustration of a single cocoanut seed. Although coconut meat contains less fat than other dry nuts such as almonds, it is noted for its high amount of saturated fat.Approximately 90% of the fat found in coconut meat is saturated, a proportion exceeding that of foods such as lard, butter, and tallow. However, there has been some debate as to whether or not the saturated fat in coconuts is healthier than the saturated fat found in other foods. Coconut meat also contains less sugar and more protein than popular fruits such as bananas, apples and oranges, and it is relatively high in minerals such as iron, phosphorus and zinc.

Cocoanut Seed

An illustration of a single cocoanut seed. Although coconut meat contains less fat than other dry nuts…

Coconut palms are a tropical tree that grow large seeds. From the seed we get milk and oil.

Coconut Palm

Coconut palms are a tropical tree that grow large seeds. From the seed we get milk and oil.

These are the pistillate and staminate flowers of Kentucky coffee-tree, (Keeler, 1915).

Coffee-Tree Fowers

These are the pistillate and staminate flowers of Kentucky coffee-tree, (Keeler, 1915).

The Kentucky Coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus) is a tree in the Fabaceae family of legumes. It was also known as the synonym Gymnocladus Canadensis. "a, part of male flwer, showing stamens; b, fruit; c, seed." -Whitney, 1911

Kentucky Coffeetree

The Kentucky Coffeetree (Gymnocladus dioicus) is a tree in the Fabaceae family of legumes. It was also…

"Columellia oblonga. 1. a flower; 2. half an ovary; 3. a fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Columellia

"Columellia oblonga. 1. a flower; 2. half an ovary; 3. a fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Each scale of the pine cone is a whole pistillate flower. (Gray, 1858).

Cone

Each scale of the pine cone is a whole pistillate flower. (Gray, 1858).

"Cordyline (Sansevieria) hyacinthoides. (a), flower; (b), fruit." -Whitney, 1911

Cordyline

"Cordyline (Sansevieria) hyacinthoides. (a), flower; (b), fruit." -Whitney, 1911

These are the fruit, or samara, of Cork Elm, Ulmus racemosa, (Keeler, 1915).

Cork Elm Fruit

These are the fruit, or samara, of Cork Elm, Ulmus racemosa, (Keeler, 1915).

"Cornel: a, a branch with leaves and fruit; b, a single flower." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cornel

"Cornel: a, a branch with leaves and fruit; b, a single flower." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

"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."…

A short fruit limb of cotton bolls.

Short fruit limb of cotton bolls

A short fruit limb of cotton bolls.

This shows the staminate aments of the cottonwood, Populus deltoides (Keeler, 1915).

Cottonwood Flowers

This shows the staminate aments of the cottonwood, Populus deltoides (Keeler, 1915).

This shows the pistillate aments of the cottonwood, Populus deltoides (Keeler, 1915).

Cottonwood Flowers

This shows the pistillate aments of the cottonwood, Populus deltoides (Keeler, 1915).

"Moquileae canomensis. 1. a flower; 2. an ovary; 3. a perpendicular section of the last; 4. a fruit; 5. a kernel." -Lindley, 1853

Couepia

"Moquileae canomensis. 1. a flower; 2. an ovary; 3. a perpendicular section of the last; 4. a fruit;…

Coulommier's melon is remarkable for its hardiness and the size of its fruits.

Coulommier's Melon

Coulommier's melon is remarkable for its hardiness and the size of its fruits.

"A genus of plants of the natural order Umbelliferae, having petals bent in at the middle, and flat compressed fruit. One species only is a native of Britain, the common cow parsnip is hog-weed, called Kiesh in Scotland; a common and rank weed, with coarsely hairy leaves, and stem about 3-5 feet high." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cow Parsnip

"A genus of plants of the natural order Umbelliferae, having petals bent in at the middle, and flat…

A cow-parsnip. 1, flower; 2, fruit; 3, carpel (section)

Cow-parsnip

A cow-parsnip. 1, flower; 2, fruit; 3, carpel (section)

A small red tart berry commonly used in baking (muffins and cakes). It is native to North America and Canada.

Cranberry

A small red tart berry commonly used in baking (muffins and cakes). It is native to North America and…

Leafy shoot and berry (cut across) of the larger Cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon.

Cranberry

Leafy shoot and berry (cut across) of the larger Cranberry, Vaccinium macrocarpon.

The cranberry is a fruit of the heath family of plants.

Cranberry

The cranberry is a fruit of the heath family of plants.

Illustrated is the common cranberry, vaccinium macrocarpon. It grows wild only in North American. The berries ripen during September and October.

Cranberry

Illustrated is the common cranberry, vaccinium macrocarpon. It grows wild only in North American. The…

A plant which consists of long, persistent calyx segments. They generally grow up to 20 feet in height, and are native to Europe.

Pyrus Malus Crataegina

A plant which consists of long, persistent calyx segments. They generally grow up to 20 feet in height,…

A summer squash with a fast maturation rate.

Early Summer Crookneck

A summer squash with a fast maturation rate.

Croton Tiglium. 1, male flower (section); 2, female; 3, fruit; 4, fruit (section)

Croton Tiglium

Croton Tiglium. 1, male flower (section); 2, female; 3, fruit; 4, fruit (section)