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Holly, botanical vintage engraving
Holly is an evergreen flowering plant with glossy leaves with spiny margins, flowers are greenish, the fruits are drupes red or brown or black and ripen in winter. The branches are used as Christmas decorations. The fruits are toxic for … Continued
Botanical illustration: Misletoe shrub
Antique print describing the botanical morphology of Misletoe hemi-parasitic plant : leaves in opposite pairs, flowers and white-yellow berries containing a very sticky fruit pulp. Reportedly dangerous to young men on New Year’s Eve. Very popular in Asterix times.