Orchid Lessons by Naresh Swami – Alba form.

Rarely in a few orchid species, due to their individual genetic disorders, plants produce white flowers, the Alba form, instead of their original colour. These are mainly due to the absence of pigments which define the flower colouration.

Generally, white colour dominates the whole flower parts, but there are instances that the white colour dominates only a certain area of the flower.

Satyrium sp.
Ponerorchis sp.

Post 31 – 21/November/2020