Several orchid species are deciduous, meaning they shed their leaves for some part of the year. Shedding of leaves helps the plant survive water loss in varying weather conditions. At the same time, many species tend to flower while they remain leafless. Flowering during leafless season increases the chances of better pollination and wind transmission of seeds.
Presented here is Dendrobium aphyllum (Roxb.) C.E.C.Fisch., during monsoon and winter months.
Post 21 – 21/October/2020