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Oncidium cheirophorum 'Applause' × 'Yellow Hand'
 
 
 
 
Number: TN2237
Name: Oncidium cheirophorum 'Applause' × 'Yellow Hand'
Type: outcross    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Marianna Max  (Email: marianna.max@mssm.edu)
 
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Culture Notes from Donor: Pollen 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:   Spring, Summer, Autumn: days average 72°F, nights 56°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 70°F, nights 52°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of cheirophorum   From latinized Greek "cheirophorus" carrying a hand. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Oncidium   From Greek "onkos" tumor, swelling. Refers to the warty callus of the labellum. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of cheirophorum   kye-ROF-oh-rum (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Oncidium   on-SID-ee-um (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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Flask Information
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: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Colombia. In Nicaragua, plants have been found growing as epiphytes in wet montane forests near Matagalpa at 3600 ft. (1100 m). In Costa Rica, plants grow on larger branches of trees in montane and premontane forests at 3300-6550 ft. (1000-2000 m). In Panama, plants have been found in Coclé Province in El Valle de Antón at 1650-3300 ft. (500-1000 m) and at several locations in Chiriquí Province at 4250-6550 ft. (1300-2000 m).
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