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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDendrobium ×ruppiosum

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Glossary
epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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peduncle
A stem that supports an inflorescence.
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natural-hybrid
A naturally occurring hybrid with a stable population in the wild.
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natural-hybrid
A naturally occurring hybrid with a stable population in the wild.
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Dendrobium ×ruppiosum
Family Orchidaceae
Name Dendrobium ×ruppiosum
Abbreviation Den.
Hybrid Formula
Dendrobium jonesii × speciosum var. pedunculatum
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.
speciosum From Latin speciosus meaning showy or beautiful.
pedunculatum From peduncle (Latinised).

  See also:  Dendrobium

Once thought to be a species, Dendrobium ×ruppiosum is now recognised as a natural hybrid with the formula, Dendrobium jonesii ×speciosum var. pedunculatum.


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