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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDendrobium Royal Wings

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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 Royal Wings

Flower
Family Orchidaceae
Name Dendrobium Royal Wings
Abbreviation Den.
Hybrid Formula
Dendrobium (atroviolaceum × johnsoniae) × (johnsoniae × eximium)
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.
atroviolaceum From Latin atra meaning dark, and Latin violaceo meaning violet, to mean dark violet or dark purple.
eximium From Latin eximus meaning exemplary.

  See also:  Dendrobium

This Dendrobium was bred in Hawaii from Papua New Guinean species. The flowers last a very long time, 3 months or more.


Buds

Some seedlings have spots on the buds.

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