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Meghalaya's orchids under threat, need sanctuaries: Experts

Meghalaya's orchids under threat, need sanctuaries: Experts

Meghalaya, which is home to one third of 1,331 orchid species in India, should consider declaring at least 20 forests as "biotype sanctuaries" if it has to protect and conserve the exotic flowering plant species which are facing habitat loss and human exploitation, biologists and orchid experts have pointed out.

New species of orchid discovered in Panama

US biologists have described a stunning new orchid species from a mountainous area in central Panama.