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Cuitlauzina pendula 'Halcyon' × self
Number: TN1835
Name: Cuitlauzina pendula 'Halcyon' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range CI (58-75°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:   Summer, Autumn: days average 81°F, nights 57°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Spring: days average 86°F, nights 54°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 76°F, nights 44°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Cuitlauzina   Named for Cuitlahuatzin, Aztec horticulturist and governor of Iztapalpo. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of pendula   From Latin "pendulus" pendant. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Cuitlauzina   kweet-law-ZEE-nah (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of pendula   PEN-dyoo-la (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: Western Mexico. C. pendula grows on trees in oak or pine-oak forests in the Pacific coastal mountains bordering the Balsas Basin. Plants are also found near Morelia and Talpa in Michoacan and Jalisco, usually at 4600-7200 (1400-2200 m). They are also reported in the states of Sinaloa and Guerrero, with questioned reports from the states of Mexico, Oaxaca, and Chipas.
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