• Why are orchids so successful?

    From Internetado@21:1/5 to All on Sat Sep 1 11:45:45 2018
    In terms of diversity, orchids are one of the most successful groups of flowering plants, with over 22,000 species. Both pollinating animals
    and mycorrhizal fungi are believed to have been important in the diversification of orchids (and other flowering plants), but the
    mechanisms by which these above- and below-ground mutualisms affect
    speciation remain obscure. [...]


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