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Clear Mountain Garden TreasuresWarczewiczella discolor

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Glossary
epiphyte
A plant that grows on another,
but does not obtain nutrients from its host.
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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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pseudobulb
A swollen stem found mainly in orchids
see also Bulbs, Corms and Tubers.
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Warczewiczella discolor

Flower
Family Orchidaceae
Name Warczewiczella discolor
Abbreviation W.
Synonym Cochleanthes discolor
Etymology
Warczewiczella Named after Józef Warszewicz, 19th century Polish botanist and plant collector.
discolor means multiple coloured.

  See also:  Other Genera

This epiphytic orchid comes from intermediate to high elevation forests of Central and South America. Having no pseudobulbs, it likes humid environments and ready access to water.


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