FRAGRANCES: Various

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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For names of African plants and others noted for their perfume, with names of plants and identification of their flower smells, refer to 0R84-291
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FRAGRANCES: A List Flowers that are perfumed: Dend. supurbum, all Miltoniopsis (Columbian miltonias) and hybrids, Aerangis and Angraecums, Oncid. tigrinum, 0. ornithorhynchum, white cattleyas, dryadellas, Phalaenopsis violacea, Paphiopedilum delenatii, Coelogyne cristata, C. ochrajaa, some lycastes. OR86-99 0
FRAGRANCES: In Orchids Many orchids are not scented; some noses detect an odor where others do not; list of 19 fragrances types and related to a specific orchid; additionally singled out are Encyclia citrina, Laelia autumnalis, Maxillaria picta, Odontoglossum pulchellum, and stanhopeas; bad-smelling ones are mostly bulbophyllums; taken from Orch. Soc. of Gt.Brit. Journal, vol.25, no.4,1976. NH77(3)30 0
FRAGRANCES: In Stanhopeas Identification of the chemical components and the use of synthetics to attract pollinators; refer to A82-1262 0
FRAGRANCES: Role in Nature They diffuse scent production, localized scent production, osmophores or scent glands, tips of sepals, lip sources, etc.; for details refer to SA86Dec-139 0

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