Botanical Briefings - Endless Forms: What Really Turned Darwin On

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Wednesday November 14

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12:00 PM  –  1:00 PM

Endless Forms: What Really Turned Darwin On with Antonio Toscano de Brito, Ph.D.,Curator of the Orchid Research Center

 Using high-impact visuals, Toscano will demonstrate why orchids are considered the sexiest of all plants. Charles Darwin was fascinated by orchids, so irresistible to pollinators, which played an important role in inspired him while writing "On the Origin of Species.” 

Note: This price includes admission to the Gardens and the program. Free to members.