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Grammangis ellisii 'MC1309' × self
Number: TN2674
Name: Grammangis ellisii 'MC1309' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Wilford Neptune  (Email: disabled)
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Pod Parent Inflorescence
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: I grow this in the warm room with a minimum night temperature of 65°F.
For additional origin/habitat information supplied courtesy of Charles and Margaret Baker, see further below, near the bottom of this page.

Temperatures we attempt to use in the lab & greenhouse:
For Species:   Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter: days average 78°F, nights 66°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 68°F, nights 57°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of ellisii   Named for William Ellis, English missionary and collector in E. Africa, 19 century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Grammangis   From latinized Greek "gramma" letter; "angos" vessel. Meaning is unclear. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of ellisii   EL-is-ee-eye (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Grammangis   gra-MAN-gis (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Availability: Seed not viable- failed. We were not able to make any flasks.
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The origin/habitat information below is supplied courtesy of Charles and Margaret Baker

The following information is based on the name of the plant provided by the donor, and assumes that the name is correct. If the plant has been misidentified, then the following information may not be correct.
This text is copyrighted by the Bakers and may not be reproduced without permission.

ORIGIN/HABITAT: Madagascar. Found in the provinces of Antananarivo, Antsiranana, and Toamasina. Plants grow in coastal forests, in humid evergreen forests, and on branches overhanging rivers from near sea level to about 4250 ft. (1300 m). Growers report that plants are in bloom for a long time.
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