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Rosa canina or dog rose, botanical vintage engraving
Dog rose or rosa canina is a deciduous rambling shrub with pale pink flowers and red fruits, high in antioxidants and vitamin C used in tea, marmalade and syrups.
Salix caprea or goat willow, botanical vintage engraving
Goat willow or pussy willow is a small tree with soft and silky silvery catkins flowering in early spring, it grows in wet soils such lakeshores or riverbanks
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.
Botanical illustration: Coffea plant with coffee beans
Antique print describing the botanical morphology of Coffea (coffee plant) : leaves, flowers and berries containing 2 coffee beans each.
Botanical illustration: Convolvulus flowering plant
Antique print describing the botanical morphology of Convolvulus flowering plant: leaves spirally arranged and trumpet-shaped flowers
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.
Botanical illustration: Helianthemum
Antique print describing the botanical morphology of Helianthemum flowering plant: perennial shrub with flowers in shades of yellow, orange, or pink. The fruits contain many seeds. It is cultivated as ornamental plant in sunny rocky soil