Archive for September, 2009

Dendrobium lobulatum

Posted in Dendrobium, Orchids with tags , , on September 16, 2009 by orchideae

This dendrobium is found in parts of Indonesia and Borneo. It is a warm growing dendrobium and it is able to do well in Singapore’s weather. The petitie flowers ard the size of approximate 1 cm arise from the nodes on or near the apex of mostly leafless pseudobulbs.

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The plant

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The flower

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Another close up shot of the flower

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Size of the flower

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Another profile of the flowers

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Ferns of Russia

Posted in Ferns, Matteuccia, Phyllitis with tags , , , , , on September 11, 2009 by orchideae

These ferns are found Russia, most of them would not do well in Singapore’s hot tropical conditions.

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Phyllitis scolopendrium or commonly known as “The Hart’s Tongue Fern”.

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Unidentified Species.

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Matteuccia struthiopteris, an edible fern in the northern temperate region. The common name is “Ostrich Fern”.

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Unidentified Species.

The logo stamp designed for this set of FDCs is also a Matteuccia fern.

Huperzia selago

Posted in Huperziaceae, Moss with tags , , , on September 8, 2009 by orchideae

The moss and fern section is dedicated to a friend- Benito.

Huperzia selago, Northern firmoss or Fir Clubmoss, is a plant in the genus Huperzia in family Huperziaceae. It was previously classified as Lycopodium selago.Huerzia selago is a 20-cm-tall plant native on rocks and bog margins in the Northern Hemisphere, also lacks distinct strobili.

Huperzia selago, unfortunately does not strive in normal Singapore ‘s hot tropical conditions.

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