Clamshell orchid and monarch butterfly Mark Catesby
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Clamshell orchid and monarch butterfly
Study of an unidentified plant with bulbous roots, referred to as Viscum radice bulbosa [left], a clamshell orchid, Prosthechea cochleata, referred to here as Viscum cariophylloides [right], and a monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus, referred to here as Papillio.
Plate 88 from volume II of Mark Catesby's The natural history of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands (London, 1731).
- Image reference: RS-18832
- © The Royal Society
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