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Orchids of Costa Rica

Orchids are plants with flowers that are complex in such a way that some are bizarrely shaped and others are typically showy. They have a frequent spur and a huge specialized lip that is scientifically known as a labellum. Orchids have an amazing beauty that make them popular. They are also the largest family of plants around the globe. They differ greatly with each other in terms of weight, size and color. They attach themselves to the tree backs, and are not parasitic. An orchid seed’s growth depends on a special fungus that is an essential part in its lifecycle.

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