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Dendrochilum uncatum var. uncatum 'Borders' × self
Number: TN3948
Name: Dendrochilum uncatum var. uncatum 'Borders' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Lacey Powell
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Pod Parent Inflorescence
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
Comments: Parent plant: Flowers are 18mm across the lateral sepals. Small 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 Infraspecies:   Spring, Summer, Autumn: days average 73°F, nights 61°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Infraspecies:   Winter: days average 73°F, nights 56°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Dendrochilum   From Greek "dendron" tree; "cheilos" lip. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of uncatum   From Latin "uncatus" hook-shaped, with hooks. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Dendrochilum   den-droe-KYE-lum (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of uncatum   un-KAH-tum (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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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.
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ORIGIN/HABITAT: The Philippines and Taiwan. In the Philippines, this orchid grows as an epiphyte on Luzon Island where it is found in the provinces of Albay, Aurora, Batan, Benguet, Cagayan, Ifugao, Laguna, Nueva Vizcaya, Pampanga, Quezon, Rizal, Sorsogon, and Zambales at 3300-7550 ft. (1000-2300 m). On Taiwan, plants have been reported from the south end of the island on the Haengchun Peninsula as well as from Lanyu Island (Botel Tobago) where it grow in thickets at 1650-2600 ft. (500-800 m).
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