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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresSedirea japonica

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Glossary
inflorescence
A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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A flowering shoot with more than one flower.
Inflorescences may be branched or unbranched.
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Sedirea japonica

Flower
Family Orchidaceae
Name Sedirea japonica
Abbreviation Sed.
Synonym Aerides japonica
Etymology
Sedirea From the Genus Aerides, a closely related orchid, Sedirea is Aerides spelt backwards.
japonica From Japan (Latinised).

  See also:  Other Genera

This orchid comes from Japan and Korea. It is somewhat related to Phalaenopsis, and the growth resembles one. The trailing inflorescence produces around half a dozen fragrant flowers in the spring.


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