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Scelochilus latipetalus 'MC1158' -spontaneous
Number: TN2567
Name: Scelochilus latipetalus 'MC1158' -spontaneous
  Very LOW Yield
Type: spontaneous    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
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Pod Parent Flowers
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Pod Parent Blooming Plant
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°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, Winter: days average 81°F, nights 59°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of latipetalus   From Latin "latipetalus" with broad petals. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Scelochilus   From latinized Greek "skelos" shinbone, limb; "cheilos" lip; there are horn-like structures on the rim of the lip. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of latipetalus   lat-i-PET-a-lus (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Scelochilus   skel-OK-i-lus (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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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: 29 plants (based on flask surveys done 12/06/2002 )
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 10 - 22 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 07/14/2003 )
From one most recently surveyed flask 10 - 22 mm (07/14/2003)
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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: Peru. This orchid was discovered in the department of Junín in the Chanchamayo Valley at 3950 ft. (1200 m). Plants have since been found in wet forests at 5900 ft. (1800 m) near San Ramon in the department of Junín and at about 3300 ft. (1000 m) near Leoncio Prado in the department of Huánuco.
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