Hammer orchids have specified their method of pollination by only being pollinated by the Thynnid wasp. The female wasps being flightless wait on top of any stem for the males, to fly in and carry... More > them off. Hammer orchids being deceitful mimic the female wasps, their labellum being similar in color and in structure to the female wasp's abdomen. The orchids also produce pheromones very similar to those that the female wasp produces. When the male becomes attracted by the pheromones released by the orchid and its shape, it tries to fly away with the labellum, which makes the stem holding it move backwards. The male wasp will become tired of trying and fly off. In order for the Hammer orchid to be successfully pollinated, the male wasp must be fooled by another individual orchid, where it goes through the same procedure. No description supplied< Less
The Perfect Wedding Reception.
Planning for the most important day in the life of a new bride is stressful at the very least and can be classified as prep work for the loony bin at worst.
It can... More > never be too early to begin planning. Once the engagement is announced, the games begin!
Dresses, tuxedos, flowers, music, food, drinks, decorations. It's enough to send a normal person over the edge, let alone our new bride to be.
And, of course, your friends just can't help but fill your head with horror stories about every wedding they've ever attended that ended in disaster!
Don't listen to them. You CAN have The Perfect Wedding Reception.< Less