Messenger - Vol. 4, No. 1, Page 23
Botanical beauties

     David Jarrell, Delaware '88, knows his orchids inside out. A
doctoral candidate in botany at the University of California at
Riverside, Jarrell studies the molecular systematics of a "tribe" of
orchids known as Vandeae. Some of the better-known tribe members are
Phalaenopsis (or "moth" orchids) and Vanda, both tropical epiphytes
that use trees for support. Jarrell also received the 1993 member of
the year award from the San Bernardino County Orchid Society.