Did you read previous parts of this series? And did you notice that, almost without exception, orchids were named after men, by other men? Well, here is such an exception: there is an orchid genus named after the very talented botanical illustrator Sarah-Anne Drake (1803-1857) – better known as Miss Drake, the name she used to sign her paintings.

Text: Julia Buckley & Gab van Winkel
gab.vanwinkel at gmail.com; j.buckley at kew.org
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