Encyclopedia > Botanical orchids

  Article Content

Botanical orchids

Botanical orchid is a loose term to denote mainly small flowered tropical orchids belonging to several genera (not necessarily related to each other) that don't fit into the "Florist" orchid category. A few of these genera are of huge size as far as the total number of species they contain. Some such as Pleurothallis and Bulbophyllum contain approximately 1700 and 2000 respectively and are vegetatively often extremely diverse.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Orbital (band)

... in music) consisting of the two brothers, Paul and Phil Hartnoll. Orbital takes its name from the raves that occurred in the late 1980s near the M25 orbital motorway ...