RAIN FOREST SPLENDOR©
STERN'S SPLENDORS OF THE
orchids are the floral aristocrats of the rain forest. They
display an incredible range of form and size, when they bloom,
an impressive palette of extraordinary colors. These
plants are native to the tropical and subtropical areas of
the Americas, the majority indigenous to South America.
Most of them grow as air plants on the
trunks and branches of trees. Some species wrap their roots around porous rocks, while
others, such as the pineapple and "earth stars," grow in the soil.
"Two thirds of the world's plant species are found in the
tropical Rain Forest including Orchids and Bromeliads."
|To obtain unusual and rare species,
joining plant societies. These organizations promote plant and seed exchanges and provide
information on the culture of these plants. "Orchid and
Bromeliad Enthusiasts visit the Photo Galleries from the World's
best Plant Societies!"
"Plants of the Rain Forest"
Aechmea orlandiana 'Ensign'
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Explore the magnificent world of
- Orchids - Conifers
A Conifer Wildlife Habitat located in Michigan, USA and
certified by the National Wildlife Federation
With this web site, I
hope to raise awareness of the urgent need to protect our rain forests,
the habitat of so many beautiful species which are being driven to extinction primarily
because of the loss of their native environment.
Founded to help protect the
Visitors can save a free area of Rain Forest with a mouse click.
Almost 2 acres of tropical Rain Forest
disappear every second.
Hundreds of species of birds, animals and plants are loosing their
homes as you read this.
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