Gap Fill - Orchids - Level 6


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Many people believe orchids to be the of beauty. The colourful, and fragrant blooms of an orchid will be the centrepiece of any display. However, botanists have just decided on the world's orchid. The orchid family comprises more than 25,000 individual , so there is every likelihood that one or two might not exude . A newly discovered has been awarded the label of the world's ugliest orchid by at the Royal Botanic Gardens in the UK. It was found last year in a in Madagascar. One saving grace for the newly-unearthed plant is its smell. The scientists say the flower has a beautiful, musky, rose-like .

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