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Laelia autumnalis var. atrorubens 'Jenny' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN2380
Name: Laelia autumnalis var. atrorubens 'Jenny' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: William Pinnix, Seal Rock Orchids  (Email: wdpinnix@gmail.com)
 
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range C (52-70°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, Spring, Autumn: days average 77°F, nights 53°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 72°F, nights 40°F; best fit is Cool-Cold 64-44°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of atrorubens   From Latin "atro-" lusterless black; "rubens" red. Black-red. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of autumnalis   From Latin "autumnalis" flowering in the Autumn. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Laelia   One of the vestal virgins, Laelia. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of atrorubens   at-row-ROO-benz (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of autumnalis   aw-tum-NAH-lis (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Laelia   LAY-lee-ah (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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Flask Information
Availability: There were problems with this item and we weren't able to make any viable 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: Mexico. The type specimen was found near Morelia in the state of Michoacán. Plants are now known to grow in the Pacific-facing mountains of central Mexico in the states of Nayarit, Jalisco, Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, México, Michoacán, Morelos, and Puebla. They are found in open, dry or humid, deciduous or evergreen forests of oak or oak and pine at 4600–8850 ft. (1400–2700 m). Plants usually grow on scrubby oak trees in exposed locations, but they are sometimes found on mossy rocks.
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