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Kingidium taeniale '#2' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN3779
Name: Kingidium taeniale '#2' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
 
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
 
Comments: Parent plant: A semi-deciduous species from India.
 
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: days average 82°F, nights 66°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 65°F, nights 36°F; best fit is Cold 58-38°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Kingidium   Named for Sir George King, English botanist who explored the orchids of India, authored together with R. Pantling "Orchids of Sikkim-Himalaya" a standard volume on Indian orchids in the 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of taeniale   From Latin "taenialis" bandage-like, bandage-shaped. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Kingidium   king-ID-ee-um (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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Flask Information
Availability: Capsule 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: The northwest Himalayan Region. Plants are known from central and eastern Nepal, northeast India in the Khasia near Shillong as well as in Manipur, near Darjeeling in Sikkim, Bhutan, Myanmar (Burma) and Thailand. Plants are found at 3300-8200 ft, (1000-2500 m). Although reported as occurring in Thailand, Seidenfaden (1988) stated that this species had not been recorded in Thailand.
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