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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDendrobium chrysopterum

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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 chrysopterum

Flowers and Buds
Family Orchidaceae
Name Dendrobium chrysopterum
Abbreviation Den.
Synonym Dendrobium obtusisepalum
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.

  See also:  Dendrobium

This Dendrobium has unusual yellow / orange flowers, each with a pair of extended sepals, looking like the wings of a gliding animal. It comes from intermediate elevations of Papua New Guinea.



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