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  • Probably in point of number of species the preponderant family is Orchideae, though, as Hemsley remarks, they do not give character to the scenery, or constitute the bulk of the vegetation.
  • Other characteristic features of the flora are the abundance of Compositae, Asclepiadeae, and petaloid Monocotyledons generally, but especially Orchideae (terrestrial species predominating) and Iridaceae.
  • Thus Asclepiadeae and Orchideae owe their extraordinary floral complexity to adaptation to insect fertilization.
  • Other characteristic features of the flora are the abundance of Compositae, Asclepiadeae, and petaloid Monocotyledons generally, but especially Orchideae (terrestrial species predominating) and Iridaceae.
  • Thus Asclepiadeae and Orchideae owe their extraordinary floral complexity to adaptation to insect fertilization.
 

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