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….

Wade Thomas Batson, Jr.

…Year Award; 1976, Education Conservationist of the Year by South Carolina Wildlife Federation; 1982, Order of the Palmetto Award presented by Governor Richard Riley who hosted his Retirement Party at…

Egbert Hamilton Walker

…good order and evidence of care he finds there, largely the work of Egbert Walker over many years.” Egberts taxonomic research centered on the Myrsinaceae of eastern Asia… He received…

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 (?…

Edward Avery McIlhenny

…standing timber on this property was sold to one of the large saw-mills operating in southern Louisiana, and cutting began that year. In order to get the great logs out…

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…

Peter Edward “Ed” Bostick

…investigation of Chandler Mountain, St. Clair Co., Alabama. Castanea 32(3): 133-154. SOURCES: http://www.lib.unc.edu/biology/theses.html accessed on 30 December 2010 http://www.kennesaw.edu/cetl/oralhistories/Ed%20Bostick.pdf accessed on 30 December 2010 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kennesaw_State_University accessed on 30 December 2010…

Nancy Blair Eliason

…Carolina: North Carolina State Archives. Microfilm. Peace College 1937 Yearbook. http://www.e-yearbook.com/yearbooks/Peace_College_Lotus_Yearbook/1937/Page_18.html accessed on 4 December 2013. Faculty Archives, East Carolina University. http://www.ecu.edu/cs-lib/archives/facultye.cfm accessed on 4 December 2013. Pers. comm., Brooke…