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

"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,…

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.

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.…

This pocket watch has a unique design on its back of leaves and circles. The circular handle at the top of the watch allows it to be attached to a waistcoat, lapel or belt loop using a chain.

Pocket Watch

This pocket watch has a unique design on its back of leaves and circles. The circular handle at the…

This pocket watch has a unique design of a figure head in the center and scrolls of leaves all around. The circular handle at the top of the watch allows it to be attached to a waistcoat, lapel or belt loop using a chain.

Pocket Watch

This pocket watch has a unique design of a figure head in the center and scrolls of leaves all around.…

Also known as Betula fontinalis. A species of birch native to North America.

Branch of Water Birch

Also known as Betula fontinalis. A species of birch native to North America.

This illustration shows a water crowfoot, with broad, floating leaves, and much-cut, submerged leaves.

Water Crowfoot

This illustration shows a water crowfoot, with broad, floating leaves, and much-cut, submerged leaves.

"Weinmannia Balbisiana. 1. its ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Weinmannia

"Weinmannia Balbisiana. 1. its ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Also known as Alnus rhombifoiia. The branch of a White Alder tree, native to western North America.

Branch of White Alder

Also known as Alnus rhombifoiia. The branch of a White Alder tree, native to western North America.

Tacca integrifolia or White Bat Plant is a flowering plant cultivated as ornamental plants.

White Bat Plant

Tacca integrifolia or White Bat Plant is a flowering plant cultivated as ornamental plants.

These are the fruit, or samara, of White Elm, Ulmus americana, (Keeler, 1915).

White Elm Fruit

These are the fruit, or samara, of White Elm, Ulmus americana, (Keeler, 1915).

These are the unfolding leaves of White Elm, Ulmus americana, (Keeler, 1915).

White Elm Leaves

These are the unfolding leaves of White Elm, Ulmus americana, (Keeler, 1915).

A leaf from the white or gray birch.

White or Gray Birch Leaf

A leaf from the white or gray birch.

"Eriostemon myoporoides. 1. a complete flower; 2. the ovary, seated in a cup-shaped disk, surrounded by a calyx; 3. the ripe fruit, separated spontaneously into its component carpels." -Lindley, 1853

White Star

"Eriostemon myoporoides. 1. a complete flower; 2. the ovary, seated in a cup-shaped disk, surrounded…

Small portion of epidermis of the lower face of a White-Lily leaf, with stomata, in the closed state.

White-Lily

Small portion of epidermis of the lower face of a White-Lily leaf, with stomata, in the closed state.

Small portion of epidermis of the lower face of a White-Lily leaf, with stomata open.

White-Lily

Small portion of epidermis of the lower face of a White-Lily leaf, with stomata open.

"Apodytes dimidiata. 1. a flower; 2. a corolla spread open; 3. a pistil; 4. section of an ovary; 5. section of ripe fruit." -Lindley, 1853

White-Pear

"Apodytes dimidiata. 1. a flower; 2. a corolla spread open; 3. a pistil; 4. section of an ovary; 5.…

A leaf from a whitewood or tulip tree.

Whitewood Leaf

A leaf from a whitewood or tulip tree.

An arrangement of leaves or other parts in which they cme off several at the same level around the stem.

Whorl

An arrangement of leaves or other parts in which they cme off several at the same level around the stem.

"Pyrola chlorantha. 1. a pistil; 2. an anther; 3. seeds; 4. a seed much more magnified; 5. a section of the nucleus showing the embryo." -Lindley, 1853

Green-Flowered Wintergreen

"Pyrola chlorantha. 1. a pistil; 2. an anther; 3. seeds; 4. a seed much more magnified; 5. a section…

Separate whole wood-cell

Wood-cell

Separate whole wood-cell

Separate whole wood-cell with both sections repesented: <em>a</em>, disks in section, <em>b</em>, in face.

Wood-cell

Separate whole wood-cell with both sections repesented: a, disks in section, b, in…

Also known as Betula lenta. The branch of a Yellow Birch tree, native to eastern North America.

Branch of Yellow Birch

Also known as Betula lenta. The branch of a Yellow Birch tree, native to eastern North America.

A yellow locust leaf.

Yellow Locust Leaf

A yellow locust leaf.

Also known as Salix taxifolia. The branch of a Yewleaf Willow, native to southern Mexico and the Pacific Coast.

Branch of Yewleaf Willow

Also known as Salix taxifolia. The branch of a Yewleaf Willow, native to southern Mexico and the Pacific…

"Zizyphus Baclei. 1. a flower seen from above; 2. a fruit; 3. the same cut vertically; 4. a seed divided vertically." -Lindley, 1853

Ziziphus

"Zizyphus Baclei. 1. a flower seen from above; 2. a fruit; 3. the same cut vertically; 4. a seed divided…