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Luisia brachystachys 'Harbinger' -spontaneous
Number: TN5474
Name: Luisia brachystachys 'Harbinger' -spontaneous
Type: spontaneous    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Timothy C. Choltco  (Email:
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
Comments: Parent plant: Medium-sized plant. This is a small-flowered Luisia. Luisia is a genus of small to medium sized terete-leafed plants. The flowers are produced on very short inflorescences that are nearly sessile.

About the name...
Etymology of brachystachys   From latinized Greek "brachystachys" with a short spike. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Luisia   Named for Luis de Torres; Portugese botanist during the 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Luisia   loo-IS-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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