Epidendrum sp.: Orchid

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Epidendrum,  abbreviated Epi in the horticultural trade, is a large neotropical genus of the orchid family. With more than 1,100 species, some authors describe it as a mega-genus. The genus name [from Greek ɛpɨ, epi and δένδρον, dendron, “upon trees”] refers to its epiphytic growth habit.

Photos: SBG, Singapore [20120328, 20150326]

Source: Wikipedia

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