Order: Asparagales

Family: Orchidaceae

Orchids are among the most spectacular of all flowering plants. Orchid is currently believed to be the second largest family of flowering plants (only the Asteraceae is larger), with between 21,950 and 26,049 currently accepted species, found in 880 genera. horticulturists have produced more than 100,000 hybrids and cultivars. the Phalaenopsis (or Moth), Cymbidium, and Dendrobium orchids are the most popular types, and the Vanilla Orchid (and its vanilla bean) is the most highly produced variety. Orchids are a long-lasting and particularly elegant type of flower, making them the perfect gift for many occasions.