Cyrtochilum Bictoniense - Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala

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Date:1835 - 1845 (c.)

Description:This plate from The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala by James Bateman depicts cyrtochilum bictoniense, also known as the Bicton Cyrtochilum, in reference to the place near Exeter where the first English specimen was coaxed into flower.

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For more information about the Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala - and some of the Staffordshire personalities involved with this important publication - please download the information sheet.

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Only 125 copies of this book were published.

It is physically one of the largest botanical books ever published, and appears here by kind permission of The Spode Museum Trust.


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