The Cassia tora or Senna obtusifolia.

Cassia tora

The Cassia tora or Senna obtusifolia.

"Cassipourea elliptica. 1. a flower; 2. stamens; 3. pistil; 4. cross section of the ovary." -Lindley, 1853

Cassipourea

"Cassipourea elliptica. 1. a flower; 2. stamens; 3. pistil; 4. cross section of the ovary." -Lindley,…

The branch of a Castanopsis chrysophylla, a species of beech tree.

Branch of Castanopsis Chrysophylla

The branch of a Castanopsis chrysophylla, a species of beech tree.

A catalpa leaf.

Catalpa Leaf

A catalpa leaf.

A young Agave Americana, or Century-plant: Fleshly-leaved.

Century-plant

A young Agave Americana, or Century-plant: Fleshly-leaved.

Head of the Button-bush.

Cephalanthus

Head of the Button-bush.

"Cephalotus follicularis, showing ordinary leaves and pitchers, the right hand one cut open to show internal structure." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Cephalotus

"Cephalotus follicularis, showing ordinary leaves and pitchers, the right hand one cut open to show…

Branch of a Chara

Chara

Branch of a Chara

Outlines of a portion of the stem in section, showing the central cell and the outer or cortical cells.

Chara

Outlines of a portion of the stem in section, showing the central cell and the outer or cortical cells.

An inrolled small leaf, such as in double-flowered Cherry blossoms is often seen to occupy the place of a pistil.

Cherry Blossom

An inrolled small leaf, such as in double-flowered Cherry blossoms is often seen to occupy the place…

A branch and section of the flower of the Sour Cherry Tree (Prunus cerasus).

Sour Cherry

A branch and section of the flower of the Sour Cherry Tree (Prunus cerasus).

A complete forking cyme of an Arenaria, or Chickweed.

Chickweed

A complete forking cyme of an Arenaria, or Chickweed.

Campylotropous ovule of a Chickweed: <em>c</em>, hilum and chalaza: <em>f</em>, orifice.

Chickweed

Campylotropous ovule of a Chickweed: c, hilum and chalaza: f, orifice.

Bookplate of two children reading with scenes from the book unfolding in the background.

Children Reading

Bookplate of two children reading with scenes from the book unfolding in the background.

Minutely ciliate.

Cilliate

Minutely ciliate.

Leaves and flowers of the cinnamon plant.

Cinnamon

Leaves and flowers of the cinnamon plant.

"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.…

"Cistus Berthelotianus. 1. a vertical section of ovary and calyx; 2. a seed cut through; the pointed end being the true apex." -Lindley, 1853

Cistus

"Cistus Berthelotianus. 1. a vertical section of ovary and calyx; 2. a seed cut through; the pointed…

Cladonia coccinea; the fructification is in the scarlet knobs, which surround the cups.

Cladonia

Cladonia coccinea; the fructification is in the scarlet knobs, which surround the cups.

The contracted stalk-like base of a petal.

Claw

The contracted stalk-like base of a petal.

Leaf of Red Clover: <em>at</em>, stipules, adhering to the base of <em>p</em>, the petiole; <em>b</em>, blade of three leaflets.

Red Clover

Leaf of Red Clover: at, stipules, adhering to the base of p, the petiole; b,…

"Erythroxylon. 1. a flower; 2. one of the petals; 3. the pistil with 3 capitate stigmas; 4. a drupe; 5. the embryo." -Lindley, 1853

Coca

"Erythroxylon. 1. a flower; 2. one of the petals; 3. the pistil with 3 capitate stigmas; 4. a drupe;…

The flowering branch of the coca plant (Erythroxylon coca) best known for its use in the drug cocaine.

Coca

The flowering branch of the coca plant (Erythroxylon coca) best known for its use in the drug cocaine.

"Many columns have capitals representing palm leaves." &mdash;D'Anvers, 1895

Capital of a column

"Many columns have capitals representing palm leaves." —D'Anvers, 1895

"Symphytum officinale; 2. a diagram of its flower; 3. its pistil; 4. the calyx opened, with two of the nuts remaining; 5. a vertical section of a nut." -Lindley, 1853

Comfrey

"Symphytum officinale; 2. a diagram of its flower; 3. its pistil; 4. the calyx opened, with two of the…

"Flower-stock, Leaves, and cluster of Berries of the Common Elder (Sambucus nigra)." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Common Elder

"Flower-stock, Leaves, and cluster of Berries of the Common Elder (Sambucus nigra)." — Chambers'…

Composed of two or more similar parts united to form one whole; for instance, a leaf.

Compound

Composed of two or more similar parts united to form one whole; for instance, a leaf.

Also known as Rudbeckia pinnata. The flowers have drooping yellow petals and can grow up to 5 ft in height. The leaves are a dull green and thin with toothed edges.

Grey-Headed Coneflower

Also known as Rudbeckia pinnata. The flowers have drooping yellow petals and can grow up to 5 ft in…

This Renaissance console is shown in its side view. It is richly ornamented with foliage.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is shown in its side view. It is richly ornamented with foliage.

This Renaissance console is shown in its side view. It is richly ornamented with spiral curved leaves and a figure head on the bottom.

Renaissance Console

This Renaissance console is shown in its side view. It is richly ornamented with spiral curved leaves…

"Convolvulus: a, part of stem with leaves and flower; b, a flower-stalk and flower, the corolla and stamens removed." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Convolvulus

"Convolvulus: a, part of stem with leaves and flower; b, a flower-stalk and flower, the corolla and…

A genus of leguminous shrubs and trees, natives of tropical America and Africa. 1

Copaifera

A genus of leguminous shrubs and trees, natives of tropical America and Africa. 1

The Aechmea fulgens of coralberry is a bromeliad which is often used as a decorative plant.

Coralberry

The Aechmea fulgens of coralberry is a bromeliad which is often used as a decorative plant.

Heart-shaped with the tip forward.

Cordate

Heart-shaped with the tip forward.

A slice of the head of flowers of a Coreopsis, with one tubular perfect flower (a) left standing on the receptacle, with its bractlet or chaff (b), one ligulate and meutral ray-flower (cc), and part of another; (dd), section or bracts or leaves of the involucre.

Coreopsis

A slice of the head of flowers of a Coreopsis, with one tubular perfect flower (a) left standing on…

Five syngenesious stamens of a Coreopsis, with the tube laid open and displayed.

Coreopsis

Five syngenesious stamens of a Coreopsis, with the tube laid open and displayed.

"1. Coriaria napalensis; 2. flower of Coriaria myrtifolia without its calyx; 3. its pistil; 4. a perpendicular section of it." -Lindley, 1853

Coriaria

"1. Coriaria napalensis; 2. flower of Coriaria myrtifolia without its calyx; 3. its pistil; 4. a perpendicular…

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).

A hard, bulb-like base of a stem.

Corm

A hard, bulb-like base of a stem.

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

Cornel

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

"Ornamented Cornice with Pearl Beading. The ornamentation had to correspond with the massive character of Roman architecture, and consequently became more massive and more copious itself."

Roman Cornice

"Ornamented Cornice with Pearl Beading. The ornamentation had to correspond with the massive character…

"Richly Ornamented Roman Ovolo. The ornamentation had to correspond with the massive character of Roman architecture, and consequently became more massive and more copious itself."

Roman Cornice

"Richly Ornamented Roman Ovolo. The ornamentation had to correspond with the massive character of Roman…

The inner circle of flower parts: made up of petals which are often colored and showy.

Corolla

The inner circle of flower parts: made up of petals which are often colored and showy.

Front view of a papilionaceous corolla.

Corolla

Front view of a papilionaceous corolla.

View of a papilionaceous corolla, displaying <em>s</em>, Standard or Vexilluml <em>w</em>, wings, or Alae; <em>k</em>, Keel, or Carina.

Corolla

View of a papilionaceous corolla, displaying s, Standard or Vexilluml w, wings, or…

Tubular structure formed by united petals.

Corolla-Tube

Tubular structure formed by united petals.

A type of flower cluster with a flat top.

Corymb

A type of flower cluster with a flat top.

A corymb

Corymb

A corymb

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 table cover is designed in a damask figured pattern (type of weaving). The style is flowers and leaves.

Table Cover

This table cover is designed in a damask figured pattern (type of weaving). The style is flowers and…

This table cover is designed in a damask figured pattern (type of weaving). The style is flowers and leaves.

Table Cover

This table cover is designed in a damask figured pattern (type of weaving). The style is flowers and…

Of the Parsley family (Umbelliferae): left, cowbane (Oxypolis rigidior); right, golden Alexanders (Thaspium aureum).

Cowbane and Golden Alexanders

Of the Parsley family (Umbelliferae): left, cowbane (Oxypolis rigidior); right, golden Alexanders (Thaspium…

"Cranberry (Vaccinium palustris): a, part of stem and branches, with roots, leaves, and flowers; b, a berry; c, transverse section of a berry." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cranberry

"Cranberry (Vaccinium palustris): a, part of stem and branches, with roots, leaves, and flowers; b,…

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.

Flower of a Crassula, diagram or ground-plan of same.

Crassula

Flower of a Crassula, diagram or ground-plan of same.

"In Gothic Architecture, are projecting leaves, flowers, or bunches of foliage, used to decorate the angles of spires, canopies and pinnacles. The varieties of crockets are innumerable, almost every kind of leaf and flower being copied for the purpose." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Crockets

"In Gothic Architecture, are projecting leaves, flowers, or bunches of foliage, used to decorate the…

"In Gothic Architecture, are projecting leaves, flowers, or bunches of foliage, used to decorate the angles of spires, canopies and pinnacles. The varieties of crockets are innumerable, almost every kind of leaf and flower being copied for the purpose." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Crockets

"In Gothic Architecture, are projecting leaves, flowers, or bunches of foliage, used to decorate the…

"A cross of thin gold work formed of four leaves." &mdash;The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Cross

"A cross of thin gold work formed of four leaves." —The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

This cross is a piece of embroidery that is taken from a priest's robe. It has a bold design of leaves and flowers. It is worked in gold on a purple background.

Cross

This cross is a piece of embroidery that is taken from a priest's robe. It has a bold design of leaves…

"Crowns were originally garlands of leaves; and in this form they have probably been used as an ornament for the head by almost every people. they were much used by both the classical nations of joyous and on solemn occasions." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Crown

"Crowns were originally garlands of leaves; and in this form they have probably been used as an ornament…