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Aeranthes grandiflorus 'MC4' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN1927
Name: Aeranthes grandiflorus 'MC4' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
 
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Pod Parent Flower
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Offspring 'MC4354' Flower
Offspring photos are siblings of the plants you would receive.
 
 
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
 
Comments: Subtly scented of butterscotch during early evening.
 
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 80°F, nights 68°F; best fit is intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Aeranthes   From latinized Greek "aer" air; "anthos" flower. From the epiphytic growth habit. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of grandiflorus   From Latin "grandiflorus" large-flowered. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Aeranthes   ah-er-AN-theez (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of grandiflorus   gran-di-FLOE-rus (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: We have sold all of the flasks for this item.
You should: Consider getting individual plants or compots instead of a flask.
You can place a "Notify Flask Recipients" Request, and either we or a flask recipient may contact you when plants are available.

You may also place a "Notify Retries" Request, and if an identical pollination (the same parents) is done again, we'll let you know.

You may reserve a flask, but it's very unlikely you'll get one ...this could only happen if we found a flask that we didn't know we had.
Yield Estimate: 420 plants (based on flask surveys done 12/28/2001 )
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 3 - 8 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 12/28/2001 )
From one most recently surveyed flask 3 - 8 mm (12/28/2001)
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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: Central and eastern Madagascar. This orchid is found at widely separated locations from near sea level to about 3950 ft. (1200 m). Collections have been reported at Montagne d'Ambre in the north, at Ambila somewhat south of Tamatave on the east coast, and at Saint-Louis Peak near Fort-Dauphin in the southeast.
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