Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach

Reichenbachia Today is the birthday of the orchidologist Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach. The orchidologist Frederick Sander wrote a masterpiece on every variety of orchid, and he named it Reichenbachia in honor of Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach. In 1882, Heinrich honored Sanders by naming the “Queen of Philippine Orchids” after Sanders – naming it the Vanda Sanderiana, which…

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