Volume 58: Sir George Macleay correspondence, 1848-1880: No. 472

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I have written to him to send up some large masses of Platycerium Ggrande for me in your case, & please when you get them send them to me in St. Osyth.  I have got a large Fern house now in which by the way your splendid plants of heoptopleris [?] make a grand show & now left large gaps to be filled up with the glorious Platycerium grande.  I cannot help thinking that all such plants should be just [indecipherable] in large masses from large Doryanthes plants are with one exception which [indecipherable] dead, [indecipherable] well.  I may hope to see them in bloom whereas my ground [indecipherable] if I had one would not 

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