The part of the stamen containing the pollen; the end of the column.
An old pseudobulb behind the part of a sympodial orchid that is
actively growing. Although there may be no leaves, the presence
of undamaged "eyes" is a sign that growth is possible.
Having two leaves on the same bulb.
An elongated psuedobulb, usually used when describing Dendrobiums.
An individual plant or its vegetative propagations, a horticultural
A plant which naturally grows upon another plant but does not derive
any nourishment from it. Many of the orchids in cultivation are
The bud of a sympodial orchid that will eventually develop into
a new lead.
Many minor nutrients and trace elements beneficial to growth are
best absorbed through the stomata of an orchids leaves when mixed
with water and sprayed on the plant.
The type of geographic location where a plant normally grows.