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Myrmecophila exaltata 'MC622' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN4461
Name: Myrmecophila exaltata 'MC622' × 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 diminutive member of the genus with growths only 8 inches (20cm) tall.
 
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 86°F, nights 71°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 83°F, nights 63°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of exaltata   From Latin "exaltare" to lift up, exalted. (Source: Troy Meyers)
Etymology of Myrmecophila   From Greek "myrmekos" ant; "phileo" love as a friend. (Source: Brown 1956)
Pronunciation of exaltata   ex-al-TAH-ta (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Myrmecophila   meer-me-KOF-i-la (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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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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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: Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico. This species was first discovered not far from the Caribbean coast along the Rio Dulce near Livingston, Guatemala. Plants have since been found in southern Mexico growing on the lower slopes on the Gulf of Mexico side of the mountains. They were also collected close to Ocozoquatla in the State of Chiapas.
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