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Topic: botany

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[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pots]

[Trees with medicinal virtues, growing naturally and cultivated in pot...

Illus. in: Buch der natur / Konrad von Megenberg. Augsburg : J. Bamler, 1481. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 55.

Acorus calamus

Acorus calamus

Sweet flag or sweet rush plant with wading bird; and surrounding text.

Cucumis sativus vulgaris, cucumern

Cucumis sativus vulgaris, cucumern

Illustration shows a Cucumber plant.

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone maxima polientos calchedoni

Hiacinthus indicus tuberosa & bulbosa radice, odoratissimus; anemone m...

Illustrations and descriptions of hyacinth and anemone.

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, stramonium, anagallis, coded arsmart, and azarum]

[Microscope studies of structure of different types of seeds: tulip, s...

Illus. in: The anatomy of plants / Nehemiah Grew. [London] : Printed by W. Rawlins, for the author, 1682, plate 71. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Cong... more

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the radical cut transversly, [and] a piece of ye true skin

A Garden bean in one lobe of wch. the seminal root is layed bare, the ...

Cross-section of a bean based on microscope examination.

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Lycopersicon, apples of love

Tomato in bud, full fruit, and section.

The Sexual system as represented by modern authors / Edwards, del.; Mazel, sculp.

The Sexual system as represented by modern authors / Edwards, del.; Ma...

Examples of the twenty-four Linnaean classes of plants.

Rosa centifolia bullata = rosier a feuilles de laitue / P.J. Redouté, pinx.

Rosa centifolia bullata = rosier a feuilles de laitue / P.J. Redouté, ...

Rose and six buds. Published in: The tradition of science / Leonard C. Bruno. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1987, p. 69. Illus. in: Les roses / Pierre Joseph Redouté. 2 vols. Paris : Impr. de F. Didot... more

Botany

Botany

Reproduction of a mural in the Library of Congress Jefferson Building showing woman holding plant.

Studying botany, Tuskegee

Studying botany, Tuskegee

Photograph shows students at the Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Alabama. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2013)

Letter from Gilbert H. Grosvenor, director and editor, National Geographic Society, to John D. Whiting

Letter from Gilbert H. Grosvenor, director and editor, National Geogra...

Typed lettter signed, 1 p. On National Geographic Society letterhead. From Washington, D.C., to Whiting in Jerusalem. Re planned publication of Whiting's story on the 1915 locust plague in Palestine and rejecti... more

Africa, rubber tree

Africa, rubber tree

A man, possibly Homer L. Shantz, full-length portrait, holding a rifle, seated on the ground in front of a large rubber plant. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

Letter from David Fairchild, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, Washington, D.C., to John D. Whiting

Letter from David Fairchild, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of...

Typed letter signed, 1 p. On U.S. Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry, Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction division letterhead. From agricultural explorer in charge, Washington, D.C., to Whiting... more