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Polycycnis muscifera 'MC2456' × self
Number: TN4179
Name: Polycycnis muscifera 'MC2456' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: David B. Taylor  (Email:
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Pod Parent Flower
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Pod Parent Flower, side view
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
Comments: Parent plant: Medium sized plant with upright inflorescence. 30 to 40, 1-inch flowers with an interesting shape.

About the name...
Etymology of muscifera   From Latin "muscifer" fly-bearing. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Polycycnis   From Greek "polys" many; "kyknos" swan. In allusion to the many flowers, which resemble small swans. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of muscifera   mus-KI-fe-ra (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Polycycnis   pol-ee-SIK-nis (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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Availability: Seed not viable- failed. We were not able to make any flasks.
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