A leaf from a sycamore tree.

Sycamore Leaf

A leaf from a sycamore tree.

A brass syringe, which is useful for washing dust off plants.

Brass Syringe

A brass syringe, which is useful for washing dust off plants.

A decorative capital T with ornate leaves and pine cones decorating it.

Capital Letter T

A decorative capital T with ornate leaves and pine cones decorating it.

A capital letter T with a leafy background.

Leafy Letter T

A capital letter T with a leafy background.

This table is made out of black marble. The top of the table has a design of a wreath of flowers and leaves.

Table

This table is made out of black marble. The top of the table has a design of a wreath of flowers and…

This table is designed with long pendant leaves ornamented on the column

Table

This table is designed with long pendant leaves ornamented on the column

"Paronychia capitata. 1. a section of a flower; 2. of the ovary; 3. ripe seed; 4. a section of it." -Lindley, 1853

Algerian Tea

"Paronychia capitata. 1. a section of a flower; 2. of the ovary; 3. ripe seed; 4. a section of it."…

This teaspoon has spiraling vines on the handle, with flowers and leaves.

Teaspoon

This teaspoon has spiraling vines on the handle, with flowers and leaves.

A slender-fronded fern with pinnae that are narrower than those of a regular Pteris serrulata, and has saw-edged leaves. They are commonly found in China.

Pteris Serrulata Tenuifolia

A slender-fronded fern with pinnae that are narrower than those of a regular Pteris serrulata, and has…

"Tetratheca hirsuta. 1. the stamens; 2. the pistil, with one of the cells laid open." -Lindley, 1853

Tetratheca

"Tetratheca hirsuta. 1. the stamens; 2. the pistil, with one of the cells laid open." -Lindley, 1853

Of the Nightshade family (Solanaceae), the purple thorn apple (Datura Tatula).

Purple Thorn Apple

Of the Nightshade family (Solanaceae), the purple thorn apple (Datura Tatula).

Three Chinese tea leaves. In some Chinese tea making processes, only the first three leaves were picked.

Three tea leaves

Three Chinese tea leaves. In some Chinese tea making processes, only the first three leaves were picked.

Three-ranked arrangement, shown in a piece of the stalk of a Sedge, with the leaves cut off above their bases; the leaves are numbered in order, from 1 to 6.

Three-ranked

Three-ranked arrangement, shown in a piece of the stalk of a Sedge, with the leaves cut off above their…

Three-ranked arrangement, shown in a piece of the stalk of a Sedge. Diagram or cross-section, in one plane; showing two cycles of three.

Three-ranked

Three-ranked arrangement, shown in a piece of the stalk of a Sedge. Diagram or cross-section, in one…

An ornamental tile used as a doodad for decorating a page.

Decorative Tile

An ornamental tile used as a doodad for decorating a page.

"Fruits of Linden, with a bract joined to the peduncle and forming a wing." -Bergen, 1896

Tilia Fruit

"Fruits of Linden, with a bract joined to the peduncle and forming a wing." -Bergen, 1896

"Toddalia floribunda. 1. a flower; 2. a pair of carpels, one of which shows its ovule; 3. fruits; 4. a perpendicular section of one of them." -Lindley, 1853

Toddalia

"Toddalia floribunda. 1. a flower; 2. a pair of carpels, one of which shows its ovule; 3. fruits; 4.…

"Salvadora persica. 1. flower; 2. a section of its fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Toothbrush Tree

"Salvadora persica. 1. flower; 2. a section of its fruit." -Lindley, 1853

A plant which produces white or faintly pink flowers, with very small leaves and lobed leaves. They are common in Japan and bloom in May.

Pyrus Toringo

A plant which produces white or faintly pink flowers, with very small leaves and lobed leaves. They…

"It is a very large tree, the trunk being sometimes three feet in diameter, although it is of little is as a timber tree, the wood being spongy." -Lupton

The Gutta-percha tree

"It is a very large tree, the trunk being sometimes three feet in diameter, although it is of little…

A trembling fern with fronds ranging between 2 feet and 4 feet in length, and 6 inches and 2 feet in width. They are commonly found in greenhouses in New Zealand and Australia.

Pteris Tremula

A trembling fern with fronds ranging between 2 feet and 4 feet in length, and 6 inches and 2 feet in…

Diagram of flower of Trillium. In this, as in all such diagrams of cross-section of blossoms, the parts of the outer circle represent the calyx; the next, corolla; within, stames (here in two circles of three each, and the cross-section is through the anthers); in the centre, section of three ovaries joined into a compound one of three cells.

Trillium

Diagram of flower of Trillium. In this, as in all such diagrams of cross-section of blossoms, the parts…

"Collomia gracilis. 1. calyx and corolla; 2. pistil; 3. cross section of a ripe seed-vessel." -Lindley, 1853

Trumpet

"Collomia gracilis. 1. calyx and corolla; 2. pistil; 3. cross section of a ripe seed-vessel." -Lindley,…

Ending abruptly as if cut off.

Truncate

Ending abruptly as if cut off.

An enlarged, persistent style base often found on the summit of the fruits of sedges.

Tubercle

An enlarged, persistent style base often found on the summit of the fruits of sedges.

A bulbous plant with showy flowers and lanceolate leaves.

Tulip

A bulbous plant with showy flowers and lanceolate leaves.

Top shaped or conical with the broad end uppermost.

Turbinate

Top shaped or conical with the broad end uppermost.

A type of flat topped flower cluster.

Umbel

A type of flat topped flower cluster.

An umbel

Umbel

An umbel

With a wavy margin.

Undulate

With a wavy margin.

The laurel undulate band is a wavelike design of laurel leaves and berries.

Laurel Border Undulate Band

The laurel undulate band is a wavelike design of laurel leaves and berries.

The modern border undulate band is a wavelike design of leaves.

Modern Border Undulate Band

The modern border undulate band is a wavelike design of leaves.

The modern border undulate band is a wavelike design of leaves.

Modern Border Undulate Band

The modern border undulate band is a wavelike design of leaves.

The oak undulate band is a wavelike design of oak leaves..

Oak Border Undulate Band

The oak undulate band is a wavelike design of oak leaves..

A plant with dense amounts of leaves. The stems grow up to 5 feet, and are commonly found in Siberia.

Rheum Undulatum

A plant with dense amounts of leaves. The stems grow up to 5 feet, and are commonly found in Siberia.

A summer branch of Uvularia perfoliata; upper cordate-clasping, uppermost simply sessile.

Uvularia

A summer branch of Uvularia perfoliata; upper cordate-clasping, uppermost simply sessile.

A slender wide-creeping fern with grey and/or reddish-brown scales. They are commonly found between Jamaica and Paraguay.

Polypodium Vacciniifolium

A slender wide-creeping fern with grey and/or reddish-brown scales. They are commonly found between…

Of the Valerian family (Valerianaceae), the swamp valerian (Valeriana uliginosa).

Swamp Valerian

Of the Valerian family (Valerianaceae), the swamp valerian (Valeriana uliginosa).

This vase has a bold design of flowers and leaves. It is footed with handles at the top and covered with a lid.

Vase

This vase has a bold design of flowers and leaves. It is footed with handles at the top and covered…

A decorative divider with a vase in the center surrounded by flowers, plants, and pine cones.

Vase Divider

A decorative divider with a vase in the center surrounded by flowers, plants, and pine cones.

This pedestal vase has a curved body and a flared top design. It has leaves engraved on its body.

Pedestal Vase

This pedestal vase has a curved body and a flared top design. It has leaves engraved on its body.

A Vaucheria; single cell grown on into a much-branched thread; the end of some branches enlarging, and the green contents in one (a) there condensed into a spore.

Vaucheria

A Vaucheria; single cell grown on into a much-branched thread; the end of some branches enlarging, and…

A Vaucheria; spore and the mature spore escaping.

Vaucheria

A Vaucheria; spore and the mature spore escaping.

"Dionaea muscipula. 1. its pistil; 2. a sectional view of it showing the placentae; 3. a seed; 4. the same without its crustaceous skin, and opened so as to show the embryo." -Lindley, 1853

Venus Flytrap

"Dionaea muscipula. 1. its pistil; 2. a sectional view of it showing the placentae; 3. a seed; 4. the…

"Vert, a bordure argent, verdoy, of trefoils. VERDOY. A bordure charged with eight leaves." -Hall, 1862

Verdoy

"Vert, a bordure argent, verdoy, of trefoils. VERDOY. A bordure charged with eight leaves." -Hall, 1862

The formation of new leaves.

Circinate Vernation

The formation of new leaves.

Valvate-involute aestivation of same in Vine-bower, Clematis Vitialla.

Vine-bower

Valvate-involute aestivation of same in Vine-bower, Clematis Vitialla.

Flower of a Violet

Violet

Flower of a Violet

Its calyx and corolla displayed: the five smaller parts are the sepals; the five intervening larger ones are the petals.

Violet

Its calyx and corolla displayed: the five smaller parts are the sepals; the five intervening larger…

Anatropous ovule of a Violet

Violet

Anatropous ovule of a Violet

Seed of a Violet (anatropous): <em>a</em>, hilum; <em>b</em>, rhaphe; <em>c</em>, chalaza.

Violet

Seed of a Violet (anatropous): a, hilum; b, rhaphe; c, chalaza.

"Corynostylis Hybanthus. 1. a set of stamens, each having the connective lengthened beyond the anther, in the form of a scale; 2. a spurred petal; 3. a transverse section of an ovary, showing the three parietal placentae; 4. a ripe fruit; 5. an embryo." -Lindley, 1853

Violet

"Corynostylis Hybanthus. 1. a set of stamens, each having the connective lengthened beyond the anther,…

Valvate-induplicate aestivation of calyx of common Virgin's-bower.

Virgin's-bower

Valvate-induplicate aestivation of calyx of common Virgin's-bower.

"Viviania crenata; 1. a flower; 2. a section of the ovary; 3. stamens and ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Viviania

"Viviania crenata; 1. a flower; 2. a section of the ovary; 3. stamens and ovary." -Lindley, 1853

A shrub that is native to Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia. It reaches up to 13 feet in height, and is covered in small oval leaves and yellow flowers. The fruit produced on this shrub is sour, but edible, and rich in Vitamin C.

Berberis Vulgaris

A shrub that is native to Europe, northwest Africa, and western Asia. It reaches up to 13 feet in height,…

"Wake-robin (Arum maculatum)."-Whitney, 1902

Wake-Robin

"Wake-robin (Arum maculatum)."-Whitney, 1902

A spore-case from the Walking-Fern, Camptosorus, just bursting by the partial straightening of the incomplete ring.

Walking-Fern

A spore-case from the Walking-Fern, Camptosorus, just bursting by the partial straightening of the incomplete…

Three spores from the Walking-Fern, Camptosorus.

Walking-Fern

Three spores from the Walking-Fern, Camptosorus.

"One to three feet high; flowers erect, orange yellow, spotted black, well open and very beautiful. Each bulb throws up from three to four flowering stems. Native of Japan and blooms in August."&mdash;Heinrich, 1887

Wallacei

"One to three feet high; flowers erect, orange yellow, spotted black, well open and very beautiful.…

"Cheiranthus cheiri; 2. its stigma; 3. the same with one valve off; 4. a cross section of a seed; 5. a diagram to illustrate the position of the parts of the flower." -Lindley, 1853

Aegean Wallflower

"Cheiranthus cheiri; 2. its stigma; 3. the same with one valve off; 4. a cross section of a seed; 5.…