Is Hooker sure it is a Bletia, just received? Its pollen very different from any Epidendreæ he has seen. If it is Bletia, Lindley's grand divisions are fanciful. Accepts Hooker's offer to collect cases of dimorphism. James Bateman has sent a lot of orchids with Angraecum sesquipedale. What a proboscis the moth that sucks its 11½ inch nectary must have!
Request reproduction rights to this image
Add this image / page to your personal bookmarks for quick access later.
This image has the following copyright:
Do you want to download this image?