"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." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Crown

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

"Erucastrum Canariense. 1. a flower. 2. the stamens; 3. the siliqua, with the valve separating from the replum; 4. a transverse section of a seed; 5. a perfect seed." -Lindley, 1853

Crucifer

"Erucastrum Canariense. 1. a flower. 2. the stamens; 3. the siliqua, with the valve separating from…

Of the Gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), the climbing wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata).

Climbing Wild Cucumber

Of the Gourd family (Cucurbitaceae), the climbing wild cucumber (Echinocystis lobata).

The Squirting or Exploding Cucumber (Ecballium elaterium) is a cucumber plant named for squirting a stream of liquid containing its seeds.

Squirting Cucumber

The Squirting or Exploding Cucumber (Ecballium elaterium) is a cucumber plant named for squirting a…

Wedge-shaped.

Cuneate

Wedge-shaped.

This cup has a handle, and has a design of leaves and vines wrapped all around the cup.

Cup

This cup has a handle, and has a design of leaves and vines wrapped all around the cup.

An illustration of a Madagascan drinking cup made from a leaf of the "Traveller's Tree".

Drinking Cup

An illustration of a Madagascan drinking cup made from a leaf of the "Traveller's Tree".

The Leaf Cup is a corona of a Greek Stele design.

Leaf Cup

The Leaf Cup is a corona of a Greek Stele design.

The Roman Cup is an artificial foliage design that has serrated edges, made to look like natural desgins.

Roman Cup

The Roman Cup is an artificial foliage design that has serrated edges, made to look like natural desgins.

Currant-worm, <em>a</em>male and female adult and <em>b</em>larvae.

Currant Worm

Currant-worm, amale and female adult and blarvae.

This curtain is weaved in a damask pattern of white flowers, leaves and ornaments in tints of orange, with a background of crimson.

Curtain

This curtain is weaved in a damask pattern of white flowers, leaves and ornaments in tints of orange,…

"Cusso: A, a branch, with leaves and flowers; B, a flower seen laterally; C, a female flower; a, b, c, d, e, the five outer segments of the calyx." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Cusso

"Cusso: A, a branch, with leaves and flowers; B, a flower seen laterally; C, a female flower; a, b,…

Cysts on a living rose leaf.

Cysts

Cysts on a living rose leaf.

Cysts on a living rose leaf.

Cysts

Cysts on a living rose leaf.

Cysts on a living rose leaf, sectional view.

Cysts

Cysts on a living rose leaf, sectional view.

Spores and cysts on a living rose leaf.

Cysts

Spores and cysts on a living rose leaf.

Milk Vessels of Dandelion, with cells of the common cellular tissue.

Dandelion

Milk Vessels of Dandelion, with cells of the common cellular tissue.

Milk Vessels of Dandelion, with cells of the common cellular tissue.

Dandelion

Milk Vessels of Dandelion, with cells of the common cellular tissue.

"The dandelion; a so-called stemless plant." -Bergen, 1896

Dandelion

"The dandelion; a so-called stemless plant." -Bergen, 1896

Flower of Datura Stramonium; gamosepalous and gamopetalous.

Datura Stramonium

Flower of Datura Stramonium; gamosepalous and gamopetalous.

Upper part of corolla of Datura Stramonium in the bud; and below a section showing the convolution of the plaits.

Datura Stramonium

Upper part of corolla of Datura Stramonium in the bud; and below a section showing the convolution of…

Extending or running down on another structure, as a leaf on a stem or a tubercle on an achene.

Decurrent

Extending or running down on another structure, as a leaf on a stem or a tubercle on an achene.

A piece of the rose-red Delesseria Lepreiurei

Delesseria Lepreiurei

A piece of the rose-red Delesseria Lepreiurei

A piece of the rose-red Delesseria Lepreiurei, showing that it is composed of a layer of cells.

Delesseria Lepreiurei

A piece of the rose-red Delesseria Lepreiurei, showing that it is composed of a layer of cells.

A piece of the rose-red Delesseria Lepreiurei, showing the cells are gelatinous and thick-walled.

Delesseria Lepreiurei

A piece of the rose-red Delesseria Lepreiurei, showing the cells are gelatinous and thick-walled.

Shaped like an equalateral triangle or the Greek letter delta.

Deltoid

Shaped like an equalateral triangle or the Greek letter delta.

Closterium acutum, a common Desmid. It is a single firm-walled cell, filled with green protoplasmic matter.

Desmid

Closterium acutum, a common Desmid. It is a single firm-walled cell, filled with green protoplasmic…

View of three stages of the conjugation

Desmid

View of three stages of the conjugation

forking regularly by twos.

Dichotomous

forking regularly by twos.

Leaves of Dionaea; the trap in one of them open in the others closed.

Dionaea

Leaves of Dionaea; the trap in one of them open in the others closed.

"Diplopteris paralias; 1. a flower-bud, showing the double glands of the calyx; 2. an expanded flower; 3. the carpels; 4. ripe fruit of Ryssopteris timorensis." -Lindley, 1853

Diplopterys

"Diplopteris paralias; 1. a flower-bud, showing the double glands of the calyx; 2. an expanded flower;…

Diplusodon arboreus is a flowering plant of the Lythraceae family.

Diplusodon

Diplusodon arboreus is a flowering plant of the Lythraceae family.

"Dipterocarpus trinervis. a an anther; b a perpendicular, c a transverse, section of an ovary; d a fruit; e section of seed of Dryobalanops camphora; f its embryo unfolded." -Lindley, 1853

Dipterocarpus

"Dipterocarpus trinervis. a an anther; b a perpendicular, c a transverse, section of an ovary; d a fruit;…

This tureen and dish is designed with foliage of leaves. The tureen has animal heads on each side and the dish has a young child seated on the edge of each side.

Tureen and Dish

This tureen and dish is designed with foliage of leaves. The tureen has animal heads on each side and…

The Leaf Displayed is often used as a design on Roman reliefs, however, it is more richly developed on Florentine Pilasters.

Leaf Displayed

The Leaf Displayed is often used as a design on Roman reliefs, however, it is more richly developed…

Cut into numerous very fine segements or divisions.

Dissected

Cut into numerous very fine segements or divisions.

Coming off in two ranks.

Distichous

Coming off in two ranks.

Diverging at a wide angle.

Divaricate

Diverging at a wide angle.

A divider with long leaves.

Leafy Divider

A divider with long leaves.

A leafy divider.

Leafy Divider

A leafy divider.

"Polygonaceae is mainly a north temperate order. A few genera are tropical which has 125 species restricted to tropical and sub&mdash;tropical America. Polygonum has a very wide distribution to the mountains of tropical Africa and South Africa, through the highlands of tropical Asia to Australia, and in America as far south as Chile. Most of the genera have a limited distribution. Of the three which are native in the British Isles." &mdash;Encyclopaedia Britannica Company, 1910

Flowers and Leaves of Common Dock

"Polygonaceae is mainly a north temperate order. A few genera are tropical which has 125 species restricted…

"Dogbane. a, end of branch, with leaves and flowers; b, a flower cut open; c, fruit." &mdash; Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Dogbane

"Dogbane. a, end of branch, with leaves and flowers; b, a flower cut open; c, fruit." — Chambers'…

Leaf motif

Doodad

Leaf motif

An illustration of a small doodad.

Doodad

An illustration of a small doodad.

An illustration of a doodad illustrated with leaves.

Doodad

An illustration of a doodad illustrated with leaves.

An illustration of a doodad illustrated with vines and leaves.

Doodad

An illustration of a doodad illustrated with vines and leaves.

An illustration of a small doodad.

Doodad

An illustration of a small doodad.

An illustration of a doodad decorated with leaves.

Doodad with Leaves

An illustration of a doodad decorated with leaves.

An illustration of a small doodad.

Small Doodad

An illustration of a small doodad.

This margin drawing was created by German artist Albrecht D&uuml;rer in 1515. It is found in the prayer book of Emperor Maximilian. It is a handled pedestal vase with leaves inside.

Margin Drawing

This margin drawing was created by German artist Albrecht Dürer in 1515. It is found in the prayer…

A fern with fronds ranging between 1.5 feet and 3 feet in length.

Polypodium Drepanum

A fern with fronds ranging between 1.5 feet and 3 feet in length.

An oak fern with slender leaves that are generally between 6 and 10 inches. They are commonly found in the Northern hemisphere, such as Great Britain.

Polypodium Dryopteris

An oak fern with slender leaves that are generally between 6 and 10 inches. They are commonly found…

Spiral ducts which uncoil into a single thread

Ducts

Spiral ducts which uncoil into a single thread

Scalariform ducts of a Fern, torn into a band.

Ducts

Scalariform ducts of a Fern, torn into a band.

"Aristolochia galeata. 1. fruit of an Aristolochia; 2. cross section of it; 3. half its seed." -Lindley, 1853

Mottled Dutchman's Pipe

"Aristolochia galeata. 1. fruit of an Aristolochia; 2. cross section of it; 3. half its seed." -Lindley,…

Growth of Flax seedling from a stem with two leaves and a bud, to a stem with several leaves and stem joints between leaves.

Early Flax Seedling

Growth of Flax seedling from a stem with two leaves and a bud, to a stem with several leaves and stem…

Also known as Populus deltoides. The branch of an Eastern Cottonwood, native throughout the eastern, central, and southwestern United States.

Branch of Eastern Cottonwood

Also known as Populus deltoides. The branch of an Eastern Cottonwood, native throughout the eastern,…

"Sambucus nigra; 1. a flower; 2. a young pistil; 3. a cross section of its ovary; 4. a perpendicular section of the fruit." -Lindley, 1853

Elder

"Sambucus nigra; 1. a flower; 2. a young pistil; 3. a cross section of its ovary; 4. a perpendicular…

An elegant form of the Polypodium vulgare. The fronds are very finely divided.

Polypodium Vulgare Elegantissimum

An elegant form of the Polypodium vulgare. The fronds are very finely divided.

Pertains to shape.

Elliptic

Pertains to shape.