Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Orchids

The orchid family reigns supreme in the plant kingdom. It has more than 30,000 species with a diverse variety of genera and is found in all corners of the world.

Malaysia is home to thousands of species of wild orchids. These wild and exotic beauties are often smaller than the commercially grown hybrid species and display an array of spectacular shapes, patterns and colours. Many of our indigenous species are fast vanishing from the wild due to habitat destruction and unscrupulous collectors.