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Leochilus tricuspidatus 'Whitten 3363' × self
Number: TN6463
Name: Leochilus tricuspidatus 'Whitten 3363' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
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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, Winter: days average 69°F, nights 52°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of tricuspidatus   From Latin "tricuspidatus" three-cusped, with three points. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Leochilus   lee-o-KYE-luss (Source:
Pronunciation of tricuspidatus   try-kusp-ih-DAH-tus (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: There were problems with this item and we weren't able to make any viable 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.
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ORIGIN/HABITAT: Costa Rica and Panama. Leochilus tricuspidatus usually grows on the Pacific watersheds of the Costa Rican Central Valley, but the habitat extends to the Pacific slopes of western Panama. It normally grows in a cloudforest at 4600-6550 ft. (1400-2000 m), often on trees in disturbed but not cut-over primary forest near San José, Costa Rica. This species grows on the outer branches and twigs of the canopy some 49-82 ft. (15-25 m) above the ground, but readily grows on introduced plants in cultivation, especially Psidium guajava and citrus.
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