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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresAeridovanda Mundyi

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Glossary
epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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terete
Circular in cross section, smooth surfaced, and usually tapering at both ends.
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primary-hybrid
A hybrid where both parents are straight species, in contrast to
a complex hybrid where one or both parents are themselves hybrids.
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terete
Circular in cross section, smooth surfaced, and usually tapering at both ends.
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primary-hybrid
A hybrid where both parents are straight species, in contrast to
a complex hybrid where one or both parents are themselves hybrids.
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terete
Circular in cross section, smooth surfaced, and usually tapering at both ends.
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Aeridovanda Mundyi

Flower
Family Orchidaceae
Name Aeridovanda Mundyi
Abbreviation Aerdv.
Hybrid Formula
Vanda teres × Aerides vandarum
Etymology
Vanda From Sanskrit vanda meaning Vanda orchids or similar epiphytic plants.
Aerides From Greek aer meaning air or wind, referring to the epiphytic nature of the plant, or air-plants.
teres From terete (Latinised), referring to the Vanda's terete leaves.

  See also:  Other Genera

This is an inter-generic primary hybrid a Vanda and Aerides. The plant takes on the terete leaves of its Vanda parent and the flower is intermediate between the parents.


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