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Flasks of
Laelia crispa 'MC103' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN1122
Name: Laelia crispa 'MC103' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
 
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Pod Parent Flower
 
 
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
 
Comments: Parent plant: Flowers are wonderfully scented.
 
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 75°F, nights 61°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 68°F, nights 52°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of crispa   From Latin "crispus" curled. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Laelia   One of the vestal virgins, Laelia. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of crispa   KRIS-pa (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Laelia   LAY-lee-ah (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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Flask Information
Availability: Because we already had an excess of flasks of this species from other batches, we sent all of the seed to the Orchid Seedbank Project.
You should: Check with the Orchid Seedbank Project to see if this seed is available.

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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: Brazil. This orchid is found in the states of Espírito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, and Minas Gerais. Plants usually grow in very bright light on the upper branches of tall trees at 2600–3750 ft. (800–1100 m), but large clumps occasionally grow on rocky outcrops.
More about this information and the Bakers...
 
 

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