What Are Some Different Orchid Species?


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Some different orchid species are phalaenopsis orchids, dendrobium orchids and oncidum orchids. Phalaenopsis is the scientific name of the moth orchid. Oncidum orchids come in different colors.

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Orchid species are too many to name, but the most popular of them all are phalaenopsis, dendrobium and oncidum orchids. They are usually grown as house plants. They have to be in a constantly moist environment. Dendrobium orchids are very beautiful and often are called "Thai restaurant orchids." They thrive in warm environments. Oncidum come in different colors except for true black. No type of orchid species can thrive in frigid or arid environments.

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