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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresDendrochilum javieriense

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Glossary
pseudobulb
A swollen stem found mainly in orchids
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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inflorescence
A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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pseudobulb
A swollen stem found mainly in orchids
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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inflorescence
A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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Dendrochilum javieriense

Flowers
Family Orchidaceae
Name Dendrochilum javieriense
Abbreviation Ddc.
Etymology
Dendrochilum From Greek dendron meaning tree, and Greek cheilos meaning lip, referring to a tree dweller with a lip?.
javieriense Named after Elias Javier, Filipino orchid nursery owner.

  See also:  Coelogyne

Dendrochilum javieriense is a small orchid that grows at intermediate elevation cloud forests in Luzon Island, Phillipines. It has small pseudobulbs and narrow leathery leaves.

The flowers are produced on new growth, the wiry inflorescences arching gracefully over. The individual flowers are small but flowers are produced in abundance, along a slight zigzag on the inflorescence.


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