Shop Orchid Care OrchidTalk Orchid Forum Weather Station Links Nursery

Welcome to OrchidTalk Orchid Forums


The Friendliest Orchid Community on the Internet!


  •  » Learn to Repot your Orchids
  •  » Learn Orchid Care Tips and Secrets
  •  » Find the perfect Orchid for your Growing Environment
  •  » Chat with Orchid Growing Professionals

OrchidTalk - "Bringing People Together to Grow Orchids Better!"


Let us help you grow your Orchids better; Join our community today.


YES! I want to register an account for free right now!


Register or Login now to remove this advertisement.

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 13 of 13

Superbum

This is a discussion on Superbum within the New Growers: Ask the Senior Members forums, part of the New Growers category; Thanks, Lienluu. Hopefully I will learn how not to murder some of those difficult names....

Click here to increase the font size Click here to reduce the font size
  1. #11
    Grandma M is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Marilyn
    My Grow Area
    Under Lights.
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Phrag -Vanda
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    West Michigan
    Posts
    235

    Default

    Thanks, Lienluu. Hopefully I will learn how not to murder some of those difficult names.

  2. #12
    mtequine's Avatar
    mtequine is offline Senior Member
    Real Name
    Jenny
    My Grow Area
    Windowsill
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Catts, paphs
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    947
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    That would have been fun information to have when I was teaching biology!! Kind of makes my head hurt too!

  3. #13
    gbrice's Avatar
    gbrice is offline Senior Member
    My Grow Area
    Outside 24/7.
    Favorite Orchid(s)
    Like them all.
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Broward County, FL
    Posts
    188
    Member's Country Flag

    Default

    According to the "Dictionary of Botanical Epithets" (Link number 32 on the Links page). Superbum means superb, superior or splendid. So for example, Den. anosmum var. superbum means a superb, superior or splendid variation of den. anosmum.

    -g

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads

  1. Dendrobium Anosmum var Superbum
    By Cjcorner in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: March 15th, 2009, 09:45 AM
  2. Superbum 'Alba'
    By Molly Taco in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: April 2nd, 2008, 02:01 PM
  3. Den. Adrasta x superbum
    By gbrice in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: March 11th, 2008, 04:05 PM
  4. Den Superbum Alba
    By Molly Taco in forum Cattleyas, Vandas, Dendrobiums IN BLOOM
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: April 9th, 2007, 06:00 PM

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
OrchidTalk --An Orchid Growers Discussion Forum brought to you by River Valley Orchidworks. A World Community where orchid beginners and experts talk about orchids and share tips on their care, cultivation, and propagation.