Max Withers
Wed, 31 Jan 2007 12:30:25 PST
Thanks, Jim et al., for shortening the list of genera I can successfully resist. I had been struggling rather successfully against Lachenalia.

There was a very nice photo of L. liliflora on Botany Photo of the Day last week:…

Also, either I am slow or they have fixed some browser compatibility problems (the interface is still quite awkward), but I have just now noticed that the Missouri Botanical Garden Library has
digitized all 8 volumes of Redouté's Les Liliacées in usefully high resolution:…

Including, for example, this lovely plate of L. aloides:

There are many other books of interest to geophyte-ophiles.


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