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Rhyncholaelia digbyana 'Yates' -spontaneous
 
 
 
 
Number: TN3869
Name: Rhyncholaelia digbyana 'Yates' -spontaneous
Type: spontaneous    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Angel Street Orchids
 
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
 
Comments: Parent plant: 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: days average 88°F, nights 75°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 82°F, nights 68°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of digbyana   Named for St. Vincent Digby, English orchid enthusiast of the 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Rhyncholaelia   From latinized Greek "rhynchos" beak. From the elongated fruit and some similarities to the genus Laelia. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of digbyana   dig-bee-AH-na (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Rhyncholaelia   rink-oh-LYE-lee-ah (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: We have sold all of the flasks for this item.
You should: Consider getting individual plants or compots instead of a flask.
You can place a "Notify Flask Recipients" Request, and either we or a flask recipient may contact you when plants are available.

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: 120 plants (based on flask surveys done 09/01/2004 )
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 20 - 65 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 01/07/2005 through 10/11/2005)
From one most recently surveyed flask 35 - 60 mm (10/11/2005)
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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: Plants are found in the southeastern Mexican states of Yucatan and Quintana Roo with distribution extending through the Caribbean-facing lowlands of Belize into Honduras. They grow on stunted trees in hot, humid lowlands near sea level. There have been some reports of occurrences in Nicaragua and Guatemala, but we have been unable to locate any details relating to collections or habitat location in these areas.
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