Symbiogenetic orchid

This "symbiogenetic alien orchid", so dubbed by Tom Paris, was a variety of orchid, found on a Delta Quadrant world, that reproduced by the rare symbiogenesis process. A biochemical analysis conducted by Kes on the orchids, found that they "contain[ed] the same elements as many plants: chloroplasts, lysosomal enzymes, [and] cytoplasmic proteins." (VOY: "Tuvix")

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