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Betula pubescens or white birch, botanical vintage engraving
Betula pubescens or white birch is a deciduous tree, bark and timbers are used for plywood, rope, paper,furniture, shelves, coffins, matches and toys, the saps are edible and used for drinks and syrups
Botanical illustration: : Cinchona officinalis
Antique print describing the botanical morphology of the Cinchona plant: a medicinal plant, source for quinine, native of Andean forest. Cinchona has opposite lanceolate leaves, the flowers are small in panicles and the fruit is a capsule with seeds.