43 Gorgeous Orchids That Show Their Diversity and Beauty ...

Orchids are one of the largest families of plants. Currently it is known that there are between 22,000 and 27,000 different species of orchid. That's an incredible diversity and with so many, they are widely dispersed throughout the world, occurring in all habitats except glacial. Orchids are among the most beautiful flowers in the world - let's take a look at some.

1. Pink Orchid

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According to Wikipedia orchids are easily distinguished from other plants, as they share some very evident traits. Among these are bilateral symmetry, many resupinate flowers (upside-down, supine, facing upward), a nearly always highly modified petal, fused stamens and carpels and have extremely small seeds. They look awesomely pretty too!

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