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Drosera carnivorous plant, botanical vintage engraving
Droasera or sundew is a carnivorous plant which capture and digest insects using mucilaginous glands covering the leaf surface.The glistening tentacles resemble drops of morning dew. The plant is used as ornamental and in herbal medicine as cough remedy
Common foxglove, botanical vintage engraving
Common foxglove or purple foxglove is a flowering plant with stems of purple flowers arranged vertically, it is wide distributed and well known as source of digoxin (called also digitalis) heart medicine. Flowers,leaves and seed are poisonous, the same compound … Continued
European blueberry, botanical vintage engraving
European blueberry is a shrub with edible fruits of blue color used also in traditional medicine for circulatory problems, diabetes and as vision aids. Blueberry is used as food in pies,cakes,muffins,cookies,syrups and juices.
Leipzig Germany year 1700, courtyard of a farmhouse
Farmhouse with courtyard and stables near Leipzig, Germany year 1700
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.
Corylus avellana or common hazel, botanical vintage engraving
Common hazel is a shrub cultivated for its nuts. Hazelnut, kernel and seeds are edible and rich on proteins usead raw, roasted or ground to paste.
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