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Crucifix Orchid
Orchidaceae
Epidendrum secundum


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Flower Petal # 5
Main Color    
Color 2    
Type Categories Useful Parts

Herb

Orchidaceae Family

Epidendrum Genus
Other Names for this Plant

Angel Flower


Location

Brazil

Physical Description
sympodial plant which has thin stems covered from the base with imbricating sheathes which are leaf bearing above, a terminal inflorescence covered at its base with thin imbricating sheates, and flowers with the lip adnate to the column to its apex. The flowers are non-resupinate, can come in shades of lilac, red, orange, or yellow, and feature a notable callus on the fringed trilobate lip.


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Cells with a Nucleus


General Information

I'm not sure what kind of flower this is, the main part of the flower opens up to look like a little angel.



Angel Flower
Angel Flower - January 05, 2010



Angel Flower
Angel Flower - January 05, 2010



Angel Flower
Angel Flower - January 05, 2010



Angel Flower
Angel Flower - January 05, 2010

Comment: Crucifix Orchid, Epidendrum secundum

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Irene Maura Dumagan

Quezon City October 26, 2010

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