Orchidaceae, commonly referred to as Orchids, is one of the largest and most diverse families of flowering plants. With over 25,000 species and hundreds of thousands of hybrids, orchids are renowned for their exquisite beauty, unique floral structures, and intricate pollination mechanisms. Orchids are highly prized by horticulturists and plant enthusiasts worldwide.

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Native Habitat: Orchids are native to diverse habitats worldwide, from tropical rainforests to temperate regions. They are primarily epiphytic (growing on other plants) or lithophytic (growing on rocks), with some terrestrial species. Orchids thrive in environments with high humidity, good air circulation, and filtered light.

Historical and Cultural Significance: Orchids have captivated human interest for centuries, symbolizing love, luxury, and beauty in many cultures. They are often associated with elegance and refinement, making them popular in floral arrangements and as gifts. In traditional medicine, some orchids are believed to have healing properties.