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Parts of an Orchid

Partes de una Orquídea/Parts of an Orchid Using the Oncidium lanceanum species, the various parts of the orchid are illustrated Below:  

1. Column of the Cattleya luteola showing
(a) anther,
(b) stigma,
(c) base of the column.

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2. A pollinareum in Catasetum
(a) Pollinium, (b) stem,
(c) viscidium.

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3. Thick seed containing ovary in the Masdevallia
(a) dry flower,
(b) ovary.

4. Ovary in the Epidendrum, releasing the tiny seeds.

By Benjamin Collantes
Volume III/Issue 13, Page 09
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