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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDendrobium Dawn Maree

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

Flower
Family Orchidaceae
Name Dendrobium Dawn Maree
Abbreviation Den.
Hybrid Formula
formosum × cruentum
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.
cruentum From Latin cruentus meaning blood-red, referring to the colour of its lip.

  See also:  Dendrobium

This primary hybrid is bred with one parent, formosum, that originates from intermediate elevation monsoon forests of the Himalayas. The other parent, cruentum, is a lowland species from peninsula Thailand. The plant is intermediate between the two parents.


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