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Amesiella philippinensis 'MC406' × self
Number: TN1483
Name: Amesiella philippinensis 'MC406' × 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)
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 78°F, nights 63°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 72°F, nights 61°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Amesiella   Named for Oakes Ames, American botanist, researched the orchids of the Philippines and South America during the 1st half od the 20th century. (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Etymology of philippinensis   Means "from the Philippines" (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Amesiella   aims-ee-EL-ah (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of philippinensis   fil-i-pin-EN-sis (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: The Philippine Islands. A. philippinense grows epiphytically in fairly dense mountain rainforests at 2600-4600 ft. (800-1400 m). The habitat includes Mt. Halcon on Mindoro Island and Mt. Mayon in Albay Province on Luzon Island. Also on Luzon, plants are found in Benguet, Mountain, and Nueva Vizaya Provinces.
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