Origin of veliger
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Except in Oncidium, there is no longer a veliger stage in development.
It is purely a larval organ, disappearing before the close of the veliger stage.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
E, The trochosphere passing to the veliger stage, dorsal view showing the formation of the primitive shell-sac.
Trochosphere and veliger stages of development are consequently not recognizable.
There is a veliger stage in development, but the velum is reduced.