brassavola


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any of various tropical American orchids with usually solitary fleshy leaves and showy white to green nocturnally fragrant blossoms solitary or in racemes of up to 7

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Porcentagem de germinacao igual ou superior a 50% daquela observada em frutos fisiologicamente maduros foi considerada satisfatoria por SOUSA (2013), para Brassavola tuberculata Hook.
Es de destacar que la presencia de papilas se observo tanto en hojas conduplicadas como en hojas teretes, esto semejante a lo observado por Noguera-Savelli & Jauregui (2011) para Brassavola R.
It produces its own heat to attract insects, then closes and releases its prey the next day." Some orchids and bromeliads bloom when the sun goes down, McLaughlin says; the white-blossomed Brassavola orchid, and Tillandsia dodsonii, a bromeliad with yellow, pink or white blooms, are two examples.
I reflected upon all this beneath a canopy of blossoming cattleyas; clusters of Brassavola fragrans, not visible to the eye, filled the air with savage sweetness.
f.) Hoehne [77] Bollea coelestis [116, 117] Brassavola acaulis Lindl.