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Koellensteinia graminea 'MC838' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN2033
Name: Koellensteinia graminea 'MC838' × 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)
 
Comments: An easily grown species related to Zygopetalum.
 
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 89°F, nights 70°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of graminea   From Latin "gramineus" grass-like. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of graminea   gra-MIN-ee-ah (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Availability: Capsules failed. We were not able to make any flasks.
You should: Consider placing a "Notify Retries" Request, and if an identical pollination (the same parents) is done again, we'll let you know.
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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 West Indies, Venezuela, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. Plants grow on trees in very wet forests at 250-2800 ft. (80-850 m). In Ecuador, this orchid is most common on the eastern slopes of the Andes in the Provinces of Napo, Pastaza, Tungurahua, and Morona-Santiago, but it is occasionally found in the northern Provinces of Carchí and Esmeraldas. In Peru, plants grow near Iquitos in the Department of Loreto at about 400 ft. (120 m). Collections in Venezuela were made near Santa Teresa, in the southeastern part of the State of Bolívar, at 2450-2950 ft. (750-900 m).
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