Flowers in Cuba from a long time ago. From American Nancy Anne Kingsbury Wollstonecraft’s “Specimens of the Plants and Fruits of the Island of Cuba”. Gone since 1828 she has left a glorious treasury for us to see. Digitized and made available for download at the HathiTrust digital library, by way of Cornell University’s Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections.

Canna indica or Indian shot.
Canna indica or Indian shot. Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University. In the public domain due to age. via https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924100271463;view=1up;seq=9
Justicia.
Justicia. Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University. In the public domain due to age. via https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924100271463;view=1up;seq=9
Justicia picta leaf. Number 10.
Justicia picta leaf. Number 10. Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University. In the public domain due to age. via https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924100271463;view=1up;seq=9
Rivina humilis, Hoop withe.
Rivina humilis, Hoop withe. Page 27. Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University. In the public domain due to age. via https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924100271463;view=1up;seq=9
Pothos. Plate 7M.
Pothos. Plate 7M. Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University. In the public domain due to age. via https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924100271463;view=1up;seq=9
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