Beautiful Gamblers of the Biosphere

Ayensu, Edward S.
October 1974
Natural History;Oct1974, Vol. 83 Issue 8, p36
Discusses how the orchid species have evolved a technique for finding their special places on earth. History of orchids; Origins and dispersal over the globe; Orchid seeds; Role of birds as dispersal agents; Overview of the global distribution of orchids; How the orchid family evolved its unusual method of dispersal.


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