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Laelia briegeri 'Nice Yellow 1' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN6496
Name: Laelia briegeri 'Nice Yellow 1' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Clayton L. Lowe, Lowe's Orchids  (Email: clayton.lowe@outlook.com)
 
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Pod Parent Blooming Plant
 
 
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
 
Comments: Parent plant: This is a small plant with a compact growth habit. It is a reliable spring bloomer given adequate light and moisture. We grow this in 65% full sun in Hawaii in a pot that is filled with its roots and a few bark chips.
 
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 77°F, nights 62°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 71°F, nights 53°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of briegeri   Named for Brieger, German-Brazilian botanist of the 20th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Laelia   One of the vestal virgins, Laelia. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of Laelia   LAY-lee-ah (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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Availability: Seed not viable- failed. We were not able to make any flasks.
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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: Brazil. This species is found in the region around Diamantina in the state of Minas Gerais at 3200–4600 ft. (980–1400 m). Plants grow on sandstone with their roots protected by moss, lichens, and other low-growing vegetation.
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