genus Dendrobium


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Noun1.genus Dendrobium - large genus and variable genus of chiefly epiphytic or lithophytic orchids of tropical and subtropical Asia and Australasia
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Orchidaceae, orchid family, Orchidaceae - enormous cosmopolitan family of perennial terrestrial or epiphytic plants with fleshy tubers or rootstocks and unusual flowers
dendrobium - a plant of the genus Dendrobium having stems like cane and usually showy racemose flowers
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"We are amending the regulations governing the importation of plants for planting, to add orchid plants of the genus Dendrobium from Taiwan to the list of plants that may be imported into the United States in an approved growing medium, subject to specified growing, inspection, and certification requirements.
The genus Dendrobium belongs to the tribe Dendrobieae, the second largest genus in the family Orchidaceae with approximately 800-1500 species [1].
At different times, this genus has been considered as a section of the large genus Dendrobium. Studies made by Dr.