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Stereochilus hirtus 'MC4487' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN6222
Name: Stereochilus hirtus 'MC4487' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Susan Heuer, Aloha Orchids, LLC  (Email: susanheuer1@gmail.com)
 
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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 83°F, nights 71°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 70°F, nights 46°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of hirtus   From Latin "hirtus" hirsute, bristly, with stings. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Stereochilus   From latinized Greek "stereos" solid; "cheilus" lip. From the rigid and fleshy lip. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of hirtus   HIR-t-us (Source: www.plantapalm.com)
Pronunciation of Stereochilus   ster-ee-OK-i-lus (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
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: Northeast India and Myanmar (Burma). Plants are found in Sikkim, Darjeeling, the Khasia Hills, and Bhutan where they grow in the tropical and subtropical zones. Plants have been collected in Sikkim at 2150 ft. (660 m). In Myanmar, plants were found in the area around Tenasserim.
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