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‘Orchideae’ [orchids]

Date

1899

Creator

Adolf Giltsch (1852-1911, German), Lithographer

After

Ernst Haeckel (1834-1919, German), Biologist

Object type

Library reference

42553

Material

Technique

Dimensions

height (print): 357mm
width (print): 279mm

Subject

Biology
   > Botany

Content object

nature
   > plant
      > flower

Description

Sixteen botanical studies, figures of orchids presented as a single floral display.

Figure 1 Odontoglossum naevium. Figure 2 Oncidium krameriannum. Figure 3 Odontoglossum ramosissimum. Figure 4 Odontoglossum schroederianum. Figure 5 Cattleya ballantiniana. Figure 6 Cattleya mendellii. Figure 7 Cypripedium lemoinieri. Figure 8 Cattleya rochellensis. Figure 9 Cypripedium leeanum. Figure 10 Odontoglossum wattianum. Figure 11 Cattleya labiata. Figure 12 Epidendrum atropurpureum. Figure 13 Cypripedium argus. Figure 14 Paphinia rugosa. Figure 15 Zygopetalum xanthinum. Figure 16 Oncidium laxense. Plate 74 from the book Kunstformen der natur by Ernst Haeckel (Leipzig, Wien, Bibliographische Institut, 1899-1904).

Associated place

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   > Europe
      > Germany