- The wide, flaring sepals of the large snake-mouth orchid are distinctive.
Rosebud orchid (Cleistesiopsis divaricata)
- Original Format:
Hand-colored lantern slide
- 3.25 x 4 in.
- Item identifier:
- Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884- more info on Wells, B. W. (Bertram Whittier), 1884-
- Created Date:
- The wide, flaring sepals of the large snake-mouth orchid (right) are distinctive. From Natural Gardens (pages 311-312): "Perennials, with purplish flowers solitary; perianth parts except lower petals much alike: leaves 1 or 2 on stem. Bogs and moist soil, chiefly eastern. Summer."; From Natural Gardens (page 312): "KEY TO SPECIES: Lower petal not bearded; generally over 1 ft. high. Sepals wide spreading."
Big Savannah (N.C.)
- Digital Project:
B. W. Wells
- Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
- B.W. Wells lantern slides (UA023.039) held by Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
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