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TOP 10 Rarest Orchids in the World

Orchids are one of the most popular and most fascinating flowers in the world. They are always present on the most expensive and rarest flowers list. This is because of their unique beauty but also because there species that are so rare that can only be seen once in hundreds of years. The orchid family (Latin name Orchidaceae)  is one of the two largest families of flowering plants, along with the Asteraceae. There are between 21,950 and 26,049 currently accepted species. They are perennial…