TITLE

ORCHIDS

AUTHOR(S)
Burnie, David
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Plant;2006, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A section from the book "Plant" is presented. It focuses on orchids which are said to come in 25,000 species and may be found on the ground in temperate climates or on trees in the tropics. It says that orchid seeds are germinated and grown through the use of fungi. Illustrations are presented which feature an orchid's anatomy and several types of orchids such as the terrestrial orchid, the saprophytic orchid and the epiphytic orchid. It mentions that the vanilla is a type of orchid which is cultivated as a crop for its flavor and aroma.
ACCESSION #
43662853

 

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