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Pollinating The Orchid Flowers

Posted by Sys Admin almost 2 years ago Orchids can be propagated through various means, one of which is by pollination. Though it is the most tedious method of propagation, still the orchids produced through this method are more capable... Read More
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Using Orchids as Medicine

Posted by Sys Admin almost 2 years ago Though we all admire orchids for their beauty, but there is more to them then that. For centuries they have been used by locals/tribals as a source of medicine. Many ancient societies have literatu... Read More
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Ten Unique And Mysterious Orchids

Posted by Sys Admin almost 3 years ago Beautiful flowers are the orchids' main attraction. The orchids flowers are very unique in their structure and have a myriad of colours. Though, the floral structure of orchid flowers does follow a... Read More
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Orchids with Attractive Foliage

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Uniqueness is the forte of orchid flowers, which is why orchids are world famous. But let me tell you that orchids have assets other than their flowers.  Some of them have specialised aerial roo... Read More
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How Does Your Orchid Pollinate?

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago After flowering the plant must get pollinated for the fruit to set and for seed formation to take place. Pollination occurs in many different ways in a plant. Some plants self-pollinate, i.e., poll... Read More
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Saprophytic Orchids

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Based on the mode of nutrition, orchids are categorized into: epiphytes, terrestrials and saprophytes. Epiphytic orchids as well as terrestrial orchids are preferred by the growers, but saprophytic... Read More
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The Mysterious Orchid Labellum

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Let me tell you a little about the famous lip of the orchids. Out of the three petals of an orchid flower, the labellum is the most intriguing and beautiful. It is also known by the name of lip.... Read More
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Crows - Friends or Foes of Orchids

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Growing orchids has been a learning experience in itself. There are so many things that I have understood better during this period. Some unexpected confrontations have made me realise that we are ... Read More
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How to Extract Fragrance from Orchid Flowers

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Many orchids flowers have fragrances (or should it be ‘smells’!) that range from heavenly to obnoxious. The floral scents of some orchids can sometimes be so weak that it is detectable only within ... Read More
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Fragrant Orchids

Posted by Sys Admin over 3 years ago Plants, including orchids produce scents as an aid to pollination. Many of the orchids employ scent production as bait or a deception tactic, producing scents similar to female insects. Male pollin... Read More


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