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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresPholidota ventricosa

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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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inflorescence
A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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Pholidota ventricosa

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Family Orchidaceae
Name Pholidota ventricosa
Abbreviation Pho.
Etymology
Pholidota From Greek pholido meaning scales, referring to the scaly appearance of bracts in its inflorescence.
ventricosa From Latin ventris meaning belly, and Latin crassa meaning thick.

  See also:  Coelogyne

This orchid comes from intermediate elevation forests of south east Asia. The flowers are produced on new growth, before the pseudobulbsfatten up. The upright inflorescence has numerous flowers arranged on two ranks opening from the bottom.



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