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Hartwegia purpurea 'MC3316' × self
Number: TN5167
Name: Hartwegia purpurea 'MC3316' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
Comments: Parent plant: 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: days average 77°F, nights 59°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 73°F, nights 53°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Hartwegia   Named for Karl Th. Hartweg, German orchid collector in Mexico during the 19th century. (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Etymology of purpurea   From Latin "purpureus" purple. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Hartwegia   hart-WEG-ee-ah (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of purpurea   pur-PUR-ee-ah (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Availability: Seed not viable- failed. We were not able to make any flasks.
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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: Southwest Mexico and Central America including Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. Plants usually grow in pine-oak forests on rocky hills at up to 4900 ft. (1500 m) on the Pacific-facing side of the mountains. In Mexico, however, plants are found in the state of Veracruz as well as Chiapas and Oaxaca. They usually grow on the horizontal limbs of oak trees in shallow moss and accumulated debris.
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