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The meaning of orchid flower
Historically the meanings of orchids have included wealth, love, and beauty. The Chinese believe orchids can help cure lung illnesses and coughs. Today, the meanings of orchids are generally regarded as a symbolic of rare and delicate beauty. Among the many different types of flowers available, the orchid holds a special place as one of the most alluring and captivating, making them a special choice for the treasured people in your life.
With an estimated 25,000 different types existing naturally and more being discovered each year, orchids are of the largest flowering plant families. 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.