Demystifying Orchid Pollination

The vast, diverse orchid family uses a mind-boggling number of strategies to attract pollinators and attach pollen to them. Check out a few of their fascinating methods in the videos below —

Lady in Black – Pollination in Vanilla

Blowin’ in the Wind – Wind mediated pollination in orchids

What Have I Done to Deserve This? – The unusual ecology of the bucket orchid Coryanthes

Your Latest Trick – Telipogon pollination

Comfortably Numb – Poisonous nectar and inebriated pollinators

Find additional orchid pollination videos at Adam Karremans’ YouTube channel, and discover more in his upcoming book, Demystifying Orchid Pollination.

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