Orchid, Illustration

Orchid, Illustration

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Caption: Entitled; Oncidium larkinianum taken from Orchid album: comprising coloured figures and descriptions of new, rare and beautiful orchidaceous plants by B. S. Williams, 1891 edition. Benjamin Samuel Williams (March 2, 1822 - June 24, 1890) was an English orchidologist and nurseryman in London, known mainly for his horticultural notes on orchids in publications such as The Orchid Grower's Manual (London 1871), Select Orchidaceous Plants (London 1862 onwards) and The Orchid Album (London 1882-97). Oncidium, abbreviated as Onc. in the horticultural trade, is a genus that contains about 330 species of orchids from the subtribe Oncidiinae of the orchid family. Orchidaceae is a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants with blooms that are often Colourful and often fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family. All orchids are perennial herbs that lack any permanent woody structure. Orchids are easily distinguished from other plants, as they

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Keywords: 1891, 19th century, art, b.s. williams, benjamin samuel williams, drawing, flora, flowering plant, historic, historical, history, horticultural, horticulture, illustration, lithograph, oncidiinae, oncidium, oncidium larkinianum, orchid, orchid album, orchid family, orchidaceae, perennial, perennial herbs

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