Skullcap - Upper Part of the Flowering Stem

| View Cart ⇗ | Info

“A plant of the genus Scutellaria: so called from the helmet-like appendage to the upper lip of the calyx, which closes the mouth of the calyx after the fall of the corolla.” —Whitney, 1889

In the illustration, a represents the calyx. This illustration is of Scutellaria serrata, an herbaceous perennial mint.


William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5678


TIFF (full resolution)

2305×3201, 510.2 KiB

Large GIF

737×1024, 82.1 KiB

Medium GIF

460×640, 43.5 KiB

Small GIF

230×320, 16.5 KiB