Commonly known as Dancing Ladies or Dancing Dolls - the long sprays of flowers resemble groups of ballet dancers. They are also called Butterfly Orchids because of their resemblance to colorful insects and their tendency to flutter in a breeze.
A striking yellow orchid from Brazil which blossoms from October to January.
Illustrated by J. Kaplicka
Published in 1970
Stunning Vintage Book Plate of this beautiful Orchid.