FRAGRANCES: In Orchids

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by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Many orchids are not scented; some noses detect an odor where others do not; list of 19 fragrances types and related to a specific orchid; additionally singled out are Encyclia citrina, Laelia autumnalis, Maxillaria picta, Odontoglossum pulchellum, and stanhopeas; bad-smelling ones are mostly bulbophyllums; taken from Orch. Soc. of Gt.Brit. Journal, vol.25, no.4,1976. NH77(3)30
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