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Batemannia colleyi 'MC383' × self
Number: TN1458
Name: Batemannia colleyi 'MC383' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°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 87°F, nights 66°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Batemannia   Named for James Batemann; passionate orchid enthusiast, organized a collecting expidetion to British Guayana, main publication "Orchids of Mexico and Guatemala" during the 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of colleyi   Named for Colley, English orchid collector for Batemann in Guayana during the 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Batemannia   bate-MAN-ee-ah (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of colleyi   KOL-ee-eye (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Availability: Capsules 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: Widespread, including the Guianas, northern Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Plants grow in the hot, humid lowlands, at about 1000-1950 ft. (300-600 m). Collections made near Moyobamba, Peru were as high as 3300 ft. (1000 m). Plants usually grow in fairly deep shade in wet forests.
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