Dr. Ramon Ferreyra

Hippeastrum traubii On this day, a very unusual dwarf Amaryllis species was collected in Peru by the eminent botanist, Dr. Ramon Ferreyra (“feh-REY-rah”). Dr. Ferreyra sent the bulbs to another botanist, Dr. Hamilton P. Traub, in the United States. Unfortunately, the bulbs experienced frost while they were in the mail. Some of the bulbs were…

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