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Arachnis (plant)

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The genus Arachnis, abbreviated as Arach in horticultural trade, (scorpion orchid,[2][3]) is a member of the Orchid family (Orchidaceae), consisting of more than 20 species native to China, India, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.[1][4]

They generally have long and thin dark green leaves, (which can turn yellow if exposed to sunlight). They are found around 12m above ground on trees in woods and forests, or on rocks near to river banks.[5]

List of species

References

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  2. ^ Beard, James Daniel (2015). "A Translator's Vietnamese English Dictionary of Plant Names" (PDF). monash.edu.au. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  3. ^ Yearron, Sydney H. "Scientific or Latin Names to English Common Name" (PDF). The Canadian Orchid Congress. Retrieved 21 December 2016.
  4. ^ Flora of China, v25 p 465, 蜘蛛兰属 zhi zhu lan shu , Arachnis
  5. ^ "SCORPION ORCHID (ARACHNIS MAINGAYI)". flowermeaningsorchid.blogspot.co.uk. 7 November 2011. Retrieved 21 December 2016.

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Arachnis (plant): Brief Summary

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The genus Arachnis, abbreviated as Arach in horticultural trade, (scorpion orchid,) is a member of the Orchid family (Orchidaceae), consisting of more than 20 species native to China, India, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, the Philippines, New Guinea, and the Solomon Islands.

They generally have long and thin dark green leaves, (which can turn yellow if exposed to sunlight). They are found around 12m above ground on trees in woods and forests, or on rocks near to river banks.

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