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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDendrobium ×gracillimum

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Glossary
epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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natural-hybrid
A naturally occurring hybrid with a stable population in the wild.
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A naturally occurring hybrid with a stable population in the wild.
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Dendrobium ×gracillimum

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Family Orchidaceae
Name Dendrobium ×gracillimum
Abbreviation Den.
Hybrid Formula
Dendrobium gracilicaule × speciosum var. hillii
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.
speciosum From Latin speciosus meaning showy or beautiful.
hillii Named after Walter Hill, 19th century Superintendent and Botanist at the Brisbane Botanical gardens.

  See also:  Dendrobium

This is a natural hybrid of Dendrobium gracilicaule and Dendrobium speciosum var. hillii.


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