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Any of numerous epiphytic orchids of the genus Dendrobium native to tropical and subtropical Asia, Australia, and the islands of the Pacific Ocean, widely cultivated as houseplants.

[New Latin, genus name : dendro- + Greek bios, life; see gwei- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Plants) a genus of tropical orchid, predominantly growing from trees or occasionally from rocks
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Noun1.dendrobium - a plant of the genus Dendrobium having stems like cane and usually showy racemose flowersdendrobium - a plant of the genus Dendrobium having stems like cane and usually showy racemose flowers
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Dendrobium - large genus and variable genus of chiefly epiphytic or lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Asia and Australasia
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Taiwan has successfully cultivated three new orchid varieties under the genus of Dendrobium, which have been registered by Great Britain's leading gardening organization, the Royal Horticultural Society.
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As we started to ask Sally about the reasons she was ending her career in the SUL Orchid Farm, we noticed the hint of sadness and a lump in her throat that we decided not to ask her more questions but instead took photos of the vandas, Phalaenopsis, dendrobium and other plants in her farm.
* CHINA: The Kunming Institute of Botany (KIB), an affiliate of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and one of the world's leading phytology institutes, has discovered the healing qualities of Erianin bibenzyl, a natural compound found in dendrobium.
Her style is marked by innate taste, spontaneity and ingenuity, whether she has the pricey phalaenopsis or dendrobium or her garden's colorful blooms to work with.
It was reportedly decorated with 70,000 Dendrobium orchids flown in from Thailand.
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