Perennial to 30cm with narrow leaves in a basal tuft, dry at flowering; bears a few to many cream or mauve flowers with purple or red steaks, the oblong dorsal sepal not completely enclosing the petals and drawn into a slender spur 20-90mm long.
Germination Techniques: Botanists use two techniques to germinate orchid seeds. The first, symbiotic germination, is a complicated process that requires use of mycorrhizal fungi, as described above. The second, asymbiotic germination, involves germinating seeds in vitro, using agar, a jellylike substance that contains necessary nutrients and growth hormones. Asymbiotic germination, also known as flasking, is easier, quicker, and more reliable for growing orchids from seed at home.
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