Number of orchids in the world

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How many orchids are there in the world?

More than 25000 varieties

Orchids are spectacular.  Keep in mind that there are more than 25,000 verified, natural orchid varieties in the world.  The interesting part is that hundreds of new species are being discovered annually.  Did you know that there are more than 120,000 registered hybrid orchids?  These hybrid orchids are crossbreeds of two or more types of orchids.  Everyone knows that orchids are known as being tropical plants.  Anyway, there are species of this mysterious flower which have been found in every country of the world except Antarctica.  Specialists consider orchids to be the largest plant family, according to the American Orchid Society.

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