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Plant Point of View: Orchids

This series is the exploration of plants that are notable for various reasons: e.g., by producing specialized metabolites, by illuminating evolution, by serving as genetic models, or by their contributions towards practical applications. Orchids The orchid family (Orchidaceae) is the second largest…

Plant point of view: Aristolochia gigantea

This series is the exploration of plants that are notable for various reasons: e.g., by producing specialized metabolites, by illuminating evolution, by serving as genetic models, or by their contributions towards practical applications. Aristolochia gigantea Aristolochia gigantea, also known as…

Plant point of view: Papaver somniferum

This series is the exploration of plants that are notable for various reasons: e.g., by producing specialized metabolites, by illuminating evolution, by serving as genetic models, or by their contributions towards practical applications. Papaver somniferum Papaver somniferum (opium poppy) is a plant…