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orchidology

(ˌɔːkɪdˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Botany) the division of botany concerned with orchids

orchidology

the branch of botany or horticulture that studies orchids. — orchidologist, n.
See also: Botany
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Lankesterian International Journal on Orchidology, 9, 355-398.
Edith Coleman would go on to produce hundreds of articles for The Victorian Naturalist, academic journals, newspapers and magazines, and become an internationally respected expert in orchidology.
Among their topics are Cretaceous origins of myco-heterotrophic lineages in Dioscoreales, an Eocene ariod inflorescence from the Appian Way locality on Vancouver Island, Gunner Seidenfaden's contributions to orchidology and the conception of taxonomy, phylogenetic relationships and species delimitation in Canna, a case study from Brazil on documenting Cyeracaea in diverse tropical countries, the molecular evolution and phylogenetics of complete chloroplast genomes in Poaceae, and polyploid speciation and evolution in Arctic Puccinellia.