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Re: fakahatchee and orchid thief

><< susan orlean ("orchid thief") is clearly 
> not a science writer and her research is poor (she can't differentiate a 
> cattleya from a paphiopedilum), but still a good read. >>
>Not to mention that she doesn't know right side up! The phalenopsis on the 
>cover of Orchid Thief is upside down.

In her defense, she probably didn't have any control over that.  A
photograph of a (non-aroid) flower taken by a friend of mine was used in a
calendar.  When she saw the proofs she told the editor that the flower was
upside-down, but he assured her that *he* knew which way flowers pointed.
Of course, it was her plant...

Carol Ann, learning a lot - thanks, everyone!

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