Dendrobium falcorostrum

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emydura

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Why beech trees?
I have read the fungus that this species requires to germinate is generally restricted to Beech trees. You may see the odd falcorostrum growing on rocks or fern trees etc., but they often have fallen out of Beech trees. This species is restricted to Beech forests in northern NSW and southern Queensland. It has a very limited range and the Beech forests tend to be very isolated from one another. But where falcorostrums are found, they are extremely abundant.
 

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I have read the fungus that this species requires to germinate is generally restricted to Beech trees. You may see the odd falcorostrum growing on rocks or fern trees etc., but they often have fallen out of Beech trees. This species is restricted to Beech forests in northern NSW and southern Queensland. It has a very limited range and the Beech forests tend to be very isolated from one another. But where falcorostrums are found, they are extremely abundant.
Thanks for the explanation! I was wondering if it was related to something else (light related to deciduous leaves, no koala bears).
 

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