Beautiful plates of flowers and fruit from Etienne Denisse’s “Flore d’Amérique” which was published in Paris by Freres Gihaut in the mid-1840’s. Just perfect for the conservatory in winter.

"Le Genipier (genipa)." Plate 1.
“Le Genipier (genipa).” Plate 1. 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/3/mode/1up
"La Casse de la Caroline (cassia)." Plate 2.
“La Casse de la Caroline (cassia).” Plate 2. 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/4/mode/1up
"La Vervene (verbena mexicana).
“La Vervene (verbena mexicana). 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/5/mode/1up
"La Pomme de Cithere" (spondias). Plate 4.
“La Pomme de Cithere” (spondias). Plate 4. 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/6/mode/1up
"L'Oseille des Ravins (Ipomoea silvestris)." Plate 5.
“L’Oseille des Ravins (Ipomoea silvestris).” Plate 5. 1843-46. French. Collection of and digitalized by the New York Botanical Garden, LuEsther T. Mertz Library. In the public domain. via https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/185335#page/7/mode/1up

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