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Grobya amherstiae 'MC97' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN3347
Name: Grobya amherstiae 'MC97' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
 
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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 80°F, nights 63°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 72°F, nights 53°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of amherstiae   Named for Lady Amherst, English orchid enthusiast, plant collector in India, during the first half of the 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Grobya   Named for Lord Grey of Groby, British orchid enthusiast, lived during the 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Grobya   GRO-bee-ah (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: Capsules failed. We were not able to make any 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: Brazil. This orchid is found in the Serra do Mar, Serra da Mantiqueira, and the Serra dos Órgãos in southeastern Brazil. Plants normally grow on trees at 1950–2950 ft. (600–900 m), but they are occasionally found as high as 3950 ft. (1200 m). Pabst & Dungs (1975) reported that plants also grow in the Brazilian States of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná, and Minas Gerais, but no specific habitat information was provided.
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