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Encyclia alata 'MC1114' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN2423
Name: Encyclia alata 'MC1114' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Glen Ladnier  (Email: gladnier@yahoo.com)
 
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range W (70-90°F). I grow it pretty hot in my greenhouse, with very bright light.
 
Comments: Parent plant: This plant has very dark sepals and petals. Normally blooms in July.
 
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 84°F, nights 71°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 75°F, nights 64°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of alata   From Latin "alatus" winged. (Source: Brown 1956)
Etymology of Encyclia   From Greek "enkyklein" to surround, in reference to the lip enclosing the column. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of alata   a-LAH-ta (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Encyclia   en-SIK-lee-ah (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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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.
See if we have plants available in the greenhouse.
Yield Estimate: 270 plants (based on flask surveys done 05/05/2003 )
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 5 - 50 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 05/05/2003 through 11/11/2003)
From one most recently surveyed flask 40 - 50 mm (11/11/2003)
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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: Distributed from southern Mexico through Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. In Mexico, these plants are found in the States of Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Veracruz and Yucatan. They grow in tropical semideciduous forest and oak forest at 300-4250 ft. (100-1300 m) on slopes facing the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.
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