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Cattleya aurantiaca 'CedarWood Rhymes With' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN3015
Name: Cattleya aurantiaca 'CedarWood Rhymes With' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: CJ Maciejeski
 
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range W (70-90°F)
 
Comments: Parent plant: A nice, relatively large-flowered orange form of this Central American species. A result of the selfing of the cultivar 'Kumquat'. Medium-sized plant.
 
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 80°F, nights 58°F; best fit is cool-intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Genus:   Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter: days average 83°F, nights 60°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F ( )

About the name...
Etymology of aurantiaca   From Latin "aurantiacus" dead gold, yellow-orange. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Cattleya   Named in honor of William Cattley, English horticulturist in the 19th century. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of aurantiaca   aw-ran-tee-AH-ka (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Cattleya   KAT-lee-ya (Sources: Pridgeon 1992, Hawkes 1978)
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Availability: Capsule failed. We were not able to make any flasks.
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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, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. In Nicaragua, plants grow on trees in dry hilly pastures and in roadside forests. Near Matagalpa and Managua they have been found at 1950-3300 ft. (600-1000 m). In Mexico, plants grow on trees on protected hillsides and in stream-valleys at 1000-3600 ft. (300-1100 m) on Pacific-facing slopes. The habitat extends from the State of Sinaloa southward to the border with Guatemala. Plants are also reported on the Revillagigedo Islands, which are located about 450 mi. (725 km) off the coast of the State of Colima.
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