Feature: Sexually deceived by orchids? Well I never!

Friday, September 5, 2008 - 09:49 in Psychology & Sociology

Man has admired the beauty and scent of the orchid for centuries but many are unaware that they possess other charms and can be sexually deceptive, particularly to insects. New research shows that one Australian wasp is particularly susceptible to the wiles of the orchid.

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