Jan G. Otterstrom F.

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Orchid roots are unique
white to green exposed
to air absorbent outer
surface or velamen
surrounds inner core
increasing out behind
extrovert tip searching
meandering, attaching
intervals along rhizome
some photosynthesize
all mortal, die in turn
to be replaced new
sprouting from base.

Jan G. Otterstrom F. September 24, 2015