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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresAngraecum germinyanum

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epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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Angraecum germinyanum

Flower
Family Orchidaceae
Name Angraecum germinyanum
Abbreviation Angcm.
Etymology
Angraecum From Malay angerek meaning orchid.
germinyanum Named after Count Adrien de Germiny, 19th century French orchid collector.

  See also:  Other Genera

This epiphytic orchid comes from intermediate elevation forests of the Comoros and Réunion islands. Like other Angraecum species, the flower has a long spur which contains nectar only at the tip.


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