Sarcochilus luniferus. [Burmese yellow orchid].
Item ID 70086
London, L. Reeve, 1889. 8vo-sized (25.8 x 16.3 cm). Hand-coloured lithographed plate. Printed on one side. A finely illustrated plate from William Curtis's famous "Botanical Magazine". The plate is numbered 7044 and shows the Burmese yellow orchid, Sarcochilus luniferus [now Chiloschista lunifera ]. The illustration was drawn by Matilda Smith, engraved by E. Bates and printed by Vincent Brooks Day and Son. It was published in the Botanical Magazine volume 115 [3rd Series no. 45]. Top edge frayed and soiled, plate very lightly toned, a few creases in the lower margin and right lower corner, otherwise a very good copy. A very nice orchid plate from Curtis' Botanical Magazine