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….

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 (?…

Arbor Renovation Party at the Dead Mule

…There is also a pay lot directly behind the Dead Mule with free parking on Sundays. For more parking info visit www.parkonthehill.com Registration: Register online here or on-site Sunday, June…

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…

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),…

Josiah Hale

…M.D., Louisiana botanist, Rafinesque’s pupil. Journal of the Society for the Bibliography of Natural History. 8: 235-243. http://www.tulane.edu/~darwin/Herbarium/Herbarium/Herbarium%20History.htm http://www.huh.harvard.edu/libraries/archives/RIDDELL.html Torrey and Gray (1842) A Flora of North America 2: 304….

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…

Josiah Hale

…http://www.tulane.edu/~darwin/Herbarium/Herbarium/Herbarium%20History.htm http://www.huh.harvard.edu/libraries/archives/RIDDELL.html Torrey and Gray (1842) A Flora of North America 2: 304. Small (1898) Studies in the botany of the southeastern United States XV. Bull. Torr. Bot. Club 25(12):…

Velma Dare Matthews

…Grave Memorial #98433321. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=98433321 accessed on 5 February 2015. 2. One Hundred and Thirty-fifth Annual Commencement, Tuesday, June 10, 1930. University of North Carolina. https://archive.org/stream/commencement19301930univ/commencement19301930univ_djvu.txt 3. University of North Carolina…