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Synonyms for Orchidaceae

enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers

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As previously reported (SANDFORD; ADANLAWO, 1973), environmental conditions, such as the availability of water and the temperature can affect the anatomical structure of the roots of Orchidaceae.
Despite the fact that the number of surveys about this subject has increased in the last few years in Brazil, the great diversity of plants in the country, especially represented by families like Orchidaceae, remains little known concerning reproductive mechanisms of some genera.
Previous studies have discovered many new species in the park, with the notable exception of Orchidaceae.
Long-term seed storage is a strategy for preserving the biodiversity of the Orchidaceae, currently imperiled by habitat destruction.
and Artemisia which belong to weeds and ruderals; wetlands taxa as common valerian (Valeriana officinalis), Orchidaceae, Liliaceae and Iridaceae.
In the mid-1980s, a decline in abundance of certain species within the plant families Liliaceae and Orchidaceae was first noticed, followed by a more general decline in spring wildflowers (J.
There are over 20,000 species in the family Orchidaceae, within about 900 genera.
Long before that, in the 19th century, British botanist James Bateman created the king of orchid books, ``The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.
The western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara Sheviak and Bowles) of the family Orchidaceae has been known to inhabit the Sheyenne National Grasslands in southeastern North Dakota for years.
The result was not only very exotic buttonholes and table decorations, but a huge book -an elephant folio, in fact -called Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala.
Approximately 10% of all vascular plant species are epiphytic, including at least 31% of all monocots, where diversity is highly concentrated within the Orchidaceae.
The orchidophile Guido Pabst, director of the Herbarium Bradeanum, asked her to reproduce a species of Orchidaceae, and in 1968 wrote of her accomplishment: "The Cyrtopodia are very difficult and the exact, nature-true paintings were in several cases the only means to determine [the] correct specimens received in .
Coelogyne cristata Lindley (CC) family Orchidaceae is an Indian medicinal plant used for the treatment of fractured bones in folk-tradition of Kumaon region, Uttarakhand, India.
Titled "Ram avis" [rare bird], the swan-like orchid engraving in James Bateman's Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala uses the same name Grey gave it in her album, although Bateman's engraving reverses the image (fig.
Millspaugh themselves, however, Oakes Ames (1874-1950) of Harvard University was credited with consultation on the Orchidaceae for the Flora, and there is correspondence from 1908 in the Mertz Library's Archives between Ames and Britton in this regard.