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Orchids (Orchidaceae) are a large family of flowering plants. They have become a popular flower with homeowners. New orchid discoveries are reported occasionally often from remote parts of the world, including tropical forests.

Newly Discovered Orchid Species Resembles Devil's Head
A newly discovered species of orchid looks like a devil's head. It has been named Telipogon diabolicus. (July 13, 2016)

Four New Orchid Species Discovered in Remote New Guinea Region
Scientists have identified four new species of orchids discovered on Lengguru, a mountainous area of New Guinea. (March 25, 2016)

Big Pink is a Newly Described Orchid Species
The orchid known as Big Pink is a newly described orchid species. It is found in the Philippines. (October 1, 2015)

New Orchid Species Found in Central Panama
A new orchid species, Lophiaris silverarum, has been discovered in central Panama. (April 26, 2014)

Video: White Orchid Mantis Surprises Bush Cricket
The video shows a hungry bush cricket stalking a very visible orange and black mantis. (April 7, 2013)

Two New Species of Orchid Found in Cuba
Two new species of orchid have been discovered in Cuba. (December 29, 2012)