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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDendrobium aduncum

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Glossary
epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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Dendrobium aduncum

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Family Orchidaceae
Name Dendrobium aduncum
Abbreviation Den.
Etymology
Dendrobium From Greek dendron meaning tree, and Greek bios meaning life, referring to the habbit of Dendrobium species growing on trees or being epiphytic.
aduncum means bent inwards or hooked, referring to the shape of the lip.

  See also:  Dendrobium

This deciduous Dendrobium comes from the highlands of Malaysia. The fine long canes are narrow at the bottom, gradually growing thicker towards the top. Often the canes grow for two years and a narrow section forms at the place where the growth starts for the second year.


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