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Saccharum officinarum or sugar cane, botanical vintage engraving
Saccharum officinarum or sugar cane is a strong-growing grass originated from Asia, the stems are cultivated worldwide for sugar production.The stems can reach 5 mt. (16ft.) in height and the internodes contain a sugary sap.
Papaver, botanical vintage engraving
Papaver is an ornamental plant with red, pink, orange, yellow and lilac flowers and with some culinary use. Several kinds have medicinal use for their narcotic and hypnotic property. Opium, morphine and codeine are alkaloids found in several poppy varieties.
Rheum rhabarbarum or Rhubarb, botanical vintage engraving
Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum) herbaceous plant from rhizome with poisonous leaves, fleshy edible stalks cooked with sugar in the kitchen for pies or desserts.It has also laxative properties.
Potato, solanum tuberosum, botanical vintage engraving
Potatoes, well known edible tubers, were introduced from the Andes region approximately four centuries ago. Herbaceous perennial, Solanum tuberosum is the widely cultivated species