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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDendrobium jonesii

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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 jonesii

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Family Orchidaceae
Name Dendrobium jonesii
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.
jonesii Named after Marcus Jones, early 20th century self-taught geologist and botanist.

  See also:  Dendrobium

This Australian Dendrobium grows up in the highlands of North Queensland. The pictured plant is most probably Dendrobium jonesii subsp. magnificum.


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