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EPIDENDRUMS AND ENCYCLIAS: How to Tell Them Apart

Cattleya Alliance Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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1. Encyclias usually have pseudobulbs where Epidendrums have stems usually slender and reed-like, but sometimes with a pseudobulb; 2, in Epidendrums the column is completely united with the lip, in Encyclias it is only partly united; three to five are perhaps too technical for amateurs to understand. SA84June-71
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