There are black orchids in existence, but they are very rare, according to the Online Flowers Guide. The destruction of their natural habitat is the reason for their rarity. More »

Orchids can be found almost anywhere in the world, although 10,000 of the approximately 30,000 varieties are found in tropical rain forests. The rain forests of Central America, Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Borneo and Costa Ric... More »

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Most orchids need bright, indirect light, humidity, gentle air circulation, thorough watering once or twice a week, fertilizer during growth periods, and daytime temperatures of 65 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit with only smal... More »

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While self-proclaimed vampires exist throughout the world, science does not support the existence of vampires. Even those with vampire-like traits fail to prove that they are legitimate vampires. Some argue that vampires... More »

Scientists can confirm the existence of atoms using a technique called scanning tunneling microscopy. This is a procedure in which extremely sensitive equipment disturbs a sample at a microscopic level and detects the ch... More »

Natural vegetation in Italy consists of numerous conifer species, deciduous forests, sclerophyllous forests and plants such as orchids, juniper, olive, myrtle, bay leaf plants and oleander. Vegetation varies across Italy... More »

Tropical rainforests serve as homes to many plants, including bromeliads, epiphytes, buttress roots, lianas, orchids, figs and saprophytes, along with several carnivorous plants. Tropical rainforests house over two-third... More »