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Chysis violacea 'MC4733' × self
Number: TN6437
Name: Chysis violacea 'MC4733' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
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Pod Parent Flower
Comments: Parent plant: Plant from which the holotype herbarium specimen was prepared by Dressler.
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 80°F, nights 67°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Chysis   From Greek "chysis" melting. Refers to the fusing of the pollinia prior to the opening of the flowers in autogamous forms. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of violacea   From Latin "violaceus" purple. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Chysis   KYE-sis (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of violacea   vy-oh-LAH-see-ah (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: 1420 plants (based on flask surveys done 12/03/2008 through 05/26/2010)
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 3 - 100 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 03/11/2009 through 09/07/2010)
From one most recently surveyed flask 30 - 80 mm (09/07/2010)
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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: Panama. A collection has been recorded from the mountains almost due east of Panama City at 1950-2600 ft. (600-800 m).
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