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A Nameless Missionary Flower

This odd flower was grown from seeds sent Mr. Burbank by a missionary from China. Many interesting results have been obtained at Santa Rosa by experimenting with flowers sent by missionaries. In this case, the similarity to the tigridias suggests the possibility of hybridizing experiments, which, however, have not as get been undertaken.

A Nameless Missionary Flower

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 10 Chapter 3