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Scelochilus sp. (Ecuador) 'MC2076' -spontaneous
Number: TN3693
Name: Scelochilus sp. (Ecuador) 'MC2076' -spontaneous
Type: spontaneous    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Kevin McHale
No Photos Available
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
Comments: Parent plant: I have not seen the flowers, but it is unusual in that it has fully terete leaves 3 inches long. I have not been able to match it to any described species as of yet. Miniature.

About the name...
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)
Etymology of sp.   An abbreviation of the word "species," it indicates that based on the provenance of the plant it is believed to be naturally occurring, but the identity is as yet undetermined. (Source: Troy Meyers)
Pronunciation of Scelochilus   skel-OK-i-lus (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of sp.   Here, we say "spuh" rather than "species" to convey without explanation that it's an unidentified species. (Source: Troy Meyers)
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Flask Information
Availability: There were problems with this item and we weren't able to make any viable flasks.
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