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Listera sp. (ovata?) 'Flo' -spontaneous
 
 
 
 
Number: TN4089
Name: Listera sp. (ovata?) 'Flo' -spontaneous
Type: spontaneous    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Robert L. Kohnen
 
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Comments: Probably common twayblade, Listera ovata, from a piece of property we own in Ontario on the Bruce Peninsula, just south of Tobermory. Listera ovata is a European orchid, but it has become naturalized in Ontario.

Parent plant: Medium-sized plant.
 

About the name...
Etymology of Listera   Named for M. Lister, an English scientist. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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 Listera   LIS-ter-a (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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.
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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