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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresEria amica

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Glossary
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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pseudobulb
A swollen stem found mainly in orchids
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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Eria amica

Flowers
Family Orchidaceae
Name Eria amica
Etymology
Eria From Greek erion meaning wool, referring to the wooly appearance of flowers of certain species.

  See also:  Other Genera

This small orchid has a large range, from southern China to the Himalayas, down to Thailand. The small short lived flowers, measuring only 1cm across, are borne on an inflorescence that grows from the base of the oval pseudobulbs.


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