Larix dahurica var Principis Rupprechtii. A witchbroom on a larch, found in a small larch forest near Tchai ling sze temple. Prof. C.S.Sargent says larch is probably new. Wu tai shan, Shansi, China. February 26, 1908. [Information from label on verso of photo mount.] 9.5 x 12.5 cm. Gelatin silver process on paper.
Larix dahurica var. Principis Rupprechtii China
[Title from recto of mount.]
Alternate Title: Witches broom on a branch
Photograph by Frank Nicholas Meyer (1875-1918), Netherlands, United States
Wutai Shan, Shanxi Sheng, China
Shanxi Sheng, China
Tchai ling sze, Shanxi Sheng, China
February 26, 1908
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