Letter (WCP799.971)


Frith Hill, Godalming.

April 4th. 1882

My dear Wright

I sh[oul]d be very glad indeed of specimens of Spiranthes Romonzoviana [sic]1 as I have a nice[?] bit of bog prepared for Cypripediums Trilliums &c. I sh[oul]d also much like Pinguicula grandiflora, P. lusitanica and the yellow Saxifrages S. hirculus & S. hypnoides aizoides, Gentiana verna, or any other choice Irish plants. If Mr. Burbidge2 has sent off his basket before you can get me these, please send them by post. Should I ever come to Ireland again I shall hope to see your Garden, which with your opportunities will soon[?] be first-rate

Yours very truly | Alfred R. Wallace [signature]

Correct (modern?) spelling is Spiranthes Romanzoffiana.
Frederick W. Burbidge, curator of Trinity College Botanic Garden 1879 — 1905.

Please cite as “WCP799,” in Beccaloni, G. W. (ed.), Ɛpsilon: The Alfred Russel Wallace Collection accessed on 20 April 2024, https://epsilon.ac.uk/view/wallace/letters/WCP799