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Epidendrum lanipes 'Maplewood' × self
Number: TN5491
Name: Epidendrum lanipes 'Maplewood' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Ed Merkle, Merkle's Orchids
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
Comments: Parent plant: Epidendrum lanipes is native to northern Peru. This is a large plant approximately two feet tall producing a two foot upright branching scape of 1/2-inch white flowers which are very fragrant with a pleasant melon-like scent. Large plant. Identified by Eric Christenson.
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 81°F, nights 62°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Epidendrum   From Greek "epi" upon; "dendron" tree. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of lanipes   From Latin "lanipes" with a wooly column foot. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Epidendrum   eh-pee-DEN-drum (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of lanipes   LAN-i-pez (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Availability: We have sold all of the flasks for this item.
You should: Consider getting individual plants or compots instead of a flask.
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Yield Estimate: 728 plants (based on flask surveys done 11/16/2006 through 03/18/2015)
Yield estimates are only approximate, but may appear to be fairly exact numbers because they are a combination of large rough estimates in remaining mother flasks and more accurate small estimates in reflasks.
Plantlet Sizes: From many flasks 7 - 60 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 05/11/2007 through 03/18/2015)
From one most recently surveyed flask 50 - 60 mm (03/18/2015)
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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.
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ORIGIN/HABITAT: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia. In Peru, plants have been found in the department of Amazonas with collections reported near Chachapoyas and Bongara where they were growing in wet forest as epiphytes on open, exposed branches at about 3950 ft. (1200 m).
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