Orchid, Illustration

Orchid, Illustration

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Caption: Entitled: Cattleya guttata leopoldi taken from Les orchidees by Paul Emile de Puydt, published 1880. Paul Emile de Puydt (March 6, 1810 - May 20, 1891) was a Belgian writer whose contributions included work in botany and economics. As a botanist, he notably wrote on orchids. The standard botanical author abbreviation De Puydt is applied to species he described. Cattleya is a genus of 113 species of orchids from Costa Rica and the Lesser Antilles south to Argentina. Cattleya guttata (spotted Cattley) is a bifoliate Cattleya species of orchid. 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 share some very evident shared derived characteristics. Among these are: bilateral symmetry of the flower

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Keywords: 1880, 19th century, art, cattleya, cattleya guttata, cattleya guttata leopoldi, de puydt, drawing, flora, flowering plant, historic, historical, history, horticultural, horticulture, illustration, lithograph, orchid, orchid album, orchid family, orchidaceae, paul emile de puydt, perennial, perennial herbs, spotted cattleya

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