Lecture: Orchids: Evolution, Physiology, and Biogeography of the Floral Rainbow

Event Date: 
Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Todd Brethauer, USBG Science Education Volunteer
Learn about the evolution, biogeography, physiology, and ecology of orchids in conjunction with Orchid Spectrum. Orchids form one of the largest plant families dating back to the age of dinosaurs. They are remarkable for the beauty and diversity of their blooms, the range of environments they occupy, and their unique relationships with their pollinating animals. Learn about how modern research methods are being used to better understand and conserve these plants.

DATE: Saturday, February 24
TIME: 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
LOCATION: Conservatory Classroom
FREE: This program is full