This article is not so much about orchids or their names, but still has a connection: the German-Danish doctor Joachim Burser (1583-1639) was a predecessor and inspirator of Carolus Linnaeus (Carl van Linné, 1707-1778) and thus contributed to the way we name and classify plants.
Hvordan fik orkidéerne deres navne? Joachim Burser, 1583 – 1639
Text: Svend Erik Hansen
seh-eye @ post6.tele.dk