Bonnet Orchids (trichosalpinx): Trichosalpinx, commonly known as the bonnet orchid, is a genus of about 100 species of neotropical orchid. The genus is widespread across most of Latin America from northern Mexico to Bolivia, as well as the West Indies. Trichosalpinx is characterized by the presence of a ringed, ribbed sheath around the stem. The generic name means "trumpet with hair" and refers to this ring. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trichosalpinx
Maybe this is why they leave Latin America completely off our high school history books
Horae (Rome) [Heures à l'usage de Rome] (c.1501-1550), by Noël Bellemare (14??-1546). Latin manuscript, book of hours. Illumination depicts St. John (given eagle symbol next to him) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_Evangelists
The history of Dacian warfare spans from c. 10th century BC up to the 2nd century AD in the region defined by Ancient Greek and Latin historians as Dacia. It concerns the armed conflicts of the Dacian tribes and their kingdoms in the Balkans. Apart from conflicts between Dacians and neighboring nations and tribes, numerous wars were recorded among Dacians too. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dacian_warfare
Each letter of Phoenician gave way to a new form in its daughter scripts. Left to right: Latin, Greek, Phoenician, Hebrew, Arabic.
Largeleaf Brunnera (brunnera macrophylla): Brunnera macrophylla (Siberian bugloss, great forget-me-not, heartleaf) is a species of flowering plant in the family Boraginaceae, native to the Caucasus. It is a hardy, rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial, that can reach from 12 to 18 inches (30 to 45 cm) in height, and carries basal, simple cordate leaves on slender stems. Sprays of small blue flowers, similar to those seen in the related forget-me-nots, are borne from mid-Spring, and bloom for…