The recent acquisitions of glass models of flowers are among the most beautiful yet received. The leaves have been prepared by a new method, which may be fairly considered an improvement on the old, if such is possible. For the present the newly-received plants have been placed in the hall.
Specimens illustrating the dissemination of plants have been arranged in a systematic manner. in connection with representations of the different forms assumed by seedlings Close by these cases is one which are displayed the plants living under desert conditions.
New specimens illustrative of biological conditions, especially the relations of plants to insects are now in the course of preparation, and will soon be placed on exhibition.