Chesley Calhoun Bellamy

Order of Red Men.”4 On 12 August, 1912 Bellamy married Caroline Louise Mallett (1891-1978) of Etowah, Henderson County, North Carolina and together they had two children, Caroline Bellamy Varnau (?…

Orchids: Masters of Deception

…Darwin’s hunch was justified when such a moth was later discovered. Orchids are now known to use astonishingly bizarre tricks in order to stick their sacs of pollen onto insects….

Joachim Heinrich Schuette

…USA).1 A search of online herbarium portals in 2021 revealed Schuette’s specimens can also be found in the holdings of MO (Missouri Botanical Garden), ILL (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign),…

Spreading the Herbarium Gospel

…if Williston collected any herbarium specimens. Fortunately, the online database where we catalog our specimens (sernecportal.org) also searches other herbaria consortia across North America, including the Mid-Atlantic Herbaria Consortium. Searching…

Alma Joslyn Whiffen Barksdale

…terricolous phycomycetes belonging to the genera Lagenidium and Blastocladiella. J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 62: 54-58. https://www.jstor.org/stable/24334152 Whiffen, Alma J. and G. M. Savage. 1947. Relation of natural variation in…

Lewis Henry Lighthipe

…in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, Lighthipe continued his botanical work. One of his favorite places to botanize was “St. Nicholas” in Duval County. Fort San Nicholas (30.306467 latitude, -81.639050 longitude)…

Carol Sue Bissett Carpenter

…University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Alumni Records. 2. Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Carpenter&GSiman=1&GScty=23084&GRid=90884629& accessed on 15 January 2015. 3. George E. Carpenter Obituary. Obits for Life. http://www.obitsforlife.com/obituary/661032/Carpenter-George.php accessed on…

Percy H. Gentle

…of an Important National Resource. http://www.ukbelizeassociation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/ZAG_UKBA_2019.pdf Nelson, C. 1990. Early collectors of plants from Honduras and the confusion with British Honduras (Belize). Taxon 39(4): 568-571. https://www.jstor.org/stable/1223361 Bartlett, H. H. (1932)….

Paul James Philson

…Oread (/ˈɔːriˌæd, ˈɔːriəd/; Ancient Greek: Ὀρειάς, romanized: Oreiás, stem Ὀρειάδ-, Oreiád-, Latin: Oreas/Oread-, from ὄρος, “mountain”) or Orestiad /ɔːˈrɛstiˌæd, –iəd/; Ὀρεστιάδες, Orestiádes) is a mountain nymph. They differ from each…