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Myrmecophila exaltata 'Arnilicious' × self
Number: TN6912
Name: Myrmecophila exaltata 'Arnilicious' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Arnold Gum
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Pod Parent Flower
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F). Grows great in treefern in baskets.
Comments: Parent plant: Uncommon color variant. Large plant.
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: days average 86°F, nights 71°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 83°F, nights 63°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of exaltata   From Latin "exaltare" to lift up, exalted. (Source: Troy Meyers)
Etymology of Myrmecophila   From Greek "myrmekos" ant; "phileo" love as a friend. (Source: Brown 1956)
Pronunciation of exaltata   ex-al-TAH-ta (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Myrmecophila   meer-me-KOF-i-la (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: We have approximately 330 plants in intermediate-stage flasks available for immediate reflasking for you. Please reserve flasks ASAP because we plan to discontinue flasking this item on 04/19/2024.
You should: Reserve a flask now so that we can make it for you. If you wait we may run out of plants or discontinue this item.
Yield Estimate: 1843 plants (based on flask surveys done 10/13/2010 through 04/27/2024)
Yield estimates are only approximate, but may appear to be fairly exact numbers because they are a combination of large rough estimates in remaining mother flasks and more accurate small estimates in reflasks.
Plantlet Sizes: From many flasks 5 - 80 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 08/01/2011 through 04/27/2024)
From one most recently surveyed flask 20 - 50 mm (04/27/2024)
Expected Flask Price: $40.00 per flask of 25 (min.) plants
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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: Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico. This species was first discovered not far from the Caribbean coast along the Rio Dulce near Livingston, Guatemala. Plants have since been found in southern Mexico growing on the lower slopes on the Gulf of Mexico side of the mountains. They were also collected close to Ocozoquatla in the State of Chiapas.
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