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Dendrochilum filiforme 'MC3056' -spontaneous
Number: TN4892
Name: Dendrochilum filiforme 'MC3056' -spontaneous
Type: spontaneous    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Mr Gareth Wills  (Email:
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F). Easily grown under cattleya conditions.
Comments: Parent plant: The miniature yellow flowers supply a lot of fragrance for their size. The plant stays in flower about 2 months in summer. 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 Species:   Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter: days average 83°F, nights 69°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Dendrochilum   From Greek "dendron" tree; "cheilos" lip. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of filiforme   From Latin "filiformis" thread-shaped. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Dendrochilum   den-droe-KYE-lum (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of filiforme   fil-i-FOR-mee (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Availability: Seed not viable- failed. We were not able to make any 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: Philippines. These plants are found on Luzon Island in the provinces of Benguet, Laguna, and Rizal. They grow on trees at up to 2150 ft. (660 m).
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