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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresLaelia gouldiana

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Glossary
epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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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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epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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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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Laelia gouldiana

Flowers
Family Orchidaceae
Name Laelia gouldiana
Abbreviation L.
Etymology
Laelia Named after Laelia, one of the Vasal virgins.
gouldiana Named after Jay Gould, 19th century American financier and orchid enthisiast.

  See also:  Cattleya

This Laelia is an epiphyte from Mexico, growing at high elevations. The 60cm long inflorescences emerge from the top of stocky pseudobulbs. The flowers are pink.


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