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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDendrobium oligophyllum

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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 oligophyllum

Flowers
Family Orchidaceae
Name Dendrobium oligophyllum
Abbreviation Den.
Synonym Dendrobium tixieri
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.
oligophyllum From Greek ligoi meaning few, and Greek phyllon meaning leaves.

  See also:  Dendrobium

This miniature Dendrobium comes from the lowlands of Thailand and requires warmth to grow. It is best grown tied to a cork raft as the flowers hand below the canes. The flowers appear all throughout the year along the sort canes.


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