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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresNew Zealand Native Orchids

Orchids
Expand/CollapseExpand/CollapseCattleya
Expand/CollapseExpand/CollapseCoelogyne
Expand/CollapseExpand/CollapseDendrobium
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Expand/CollapseExpand/CollapseOncidium
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Glossary
terrestrial
A plant that grows on the ground, like most plants do.Grows on or in the ground.
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epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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terrestrial
A plant that grows on the ground, like most plants do.Grows on or in the ground.
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epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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New Zealand Native Orchids

New Zealand has some 150 species of orchids. Most of these are terrestrial, with only a handful that are epiphytes.


Earina
This small epiphytic NZ native orchid is found in low bushland. The tiny flowers typically open in the spring and summer. [More...]
Green Hood

Featured plant of September 2007
A genus of some 100 or so species of terrestrial orchids. The dorsal sepal forms a hood over the flower, and hence the common name, Greenhood. [More...]

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