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Pogonia ophioglossoides 'Trident's Sugar Baby' CHM, AM, CCM/AOS -spontaneous
Number: TN2741
Name: Pogonia ophioglossoides 'Trident's Sugar Baby' CHM, AM, CCM/AOS -spontaneous
  Very low yield, but at least we may have finally solved the germination method puzzle!
Type: spontaneous    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Wilford Neptune  (Email: disabled)
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Pod Parent Blooming Plant
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: I grow this in pot culture, and place it in the refrigerator at 35-40°F for winter dormancy.
Comments: Parent plant: A hardy, small North American terrestrial, total height 6 to 8 inches with inflorescences.

About the name...
Etymology of ophioglossoides   From Greek "ophioglossioides" like an Ophioglossum (snake tongue fern). (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Pogonia   From latinized Greek "pogon" beard. Refers to the beard-like appendages of the lip. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of ophioglossoides   oh-fee-oh-gloss-OY-deez (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Pogonia   poe-GON-ee-ah (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: We had yield problems with this item, so we didn't continue flasking it.
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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