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Ceratochilus biglandulosus 'Stony Point' × 'Ron Parsons'
Number: TN5059
Name: Ceratochilus biglandulosus 'Stony Point' × 'Ron Parsons'
Type: outcross    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Marni Turkel, Stony Point Ceramic Design  (Email:
Donor's home page:
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Culture Notes from Donor: Pod parent plant: Temperature range C (52-70°F)
Comments: Pod parent plant: Miniature.
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 70°F, nights 55°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of biglandulosus   From Latin "biglandulosus" with two glands. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Ceratochilus   From latinized Greek "keras, keratos" horn; "cheilos" lip. Referring to the horn like callouses on the spur entrance. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Ceratochilus   se-rat-OK-i-lus (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: Java. This orchid is found all over Java but is more common in the east. Plants are found most frequently on exposed branches of isolated trees in mountain grasslands, often growing on the same lichen-covered branches as Trichoglottis pusilla. Plants are found at 3300-6550 ft. (1000-2000 m), but they are more common at 4900-5600 ft. (1500-1700 m).
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