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Bulbophyllum antenniferum 'MC1346' × self
Number: TN3548
Name: Bulbophyllum antenniferum 'MC1346' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
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Pod Parent Flower
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Pod Parent Closeup of Flower
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
Comments: Parent plant: The dorsal sepal of the imaged flower has a natural spread/length of 2 inches (5.1 cm). Pseudobulbs are c. 1/2 inch (13 mm) tall and leaves are 4 inches (10 cm) long.
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 65°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of antenniferum   From Latin "antenniferum" carrying an antenna. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Bulbophyllum   From Greek "bolbos" bulb; "phyllon" leaf. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of Bulbophyllum   bul-bo-FILL-um (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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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.
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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: 500 plants (based on flask surveys done 02/28/2005 through 12/15/2005)
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 - 30 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 07/20/2005 through 12/15/2005)
From one most recently surveyed flask 10 - 20 mm (12/15/2005)
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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: Widespread from the Philippines to Borneo and Java and eastward to New Guinea, Guadalcanal, and the Solomon Islands. In the Philippines, plants are found in many locations on Luzon, Leyte, and Mindanao at about 1200 ft. (360 m). On Borneo, plants are reported from Sabah, where they grow in the lowlands and in the hill and lower mountain forests at 1300-4900 ft. (400-1500 m). This orchid, which is fairly common in both east and west Java, is always found in forests that do not dry out very much, which means that they usually grow along the south coast at 1300-3300 ft. (400-1000 m).
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