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Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi 'Tahala' × self
Number: TN7388
Name: Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi 'Tahala' × 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: days average 90°F, nights 74°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 90°F, nights 64°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Genus:   Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter: days average 87°F, nights 64°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F ( )

About the name...
Etymology of cornu-cervi   From Latin "cornu" horn; "cervus" deer, stag. With an antler-shaped raceme. (Sources: Brown 1956, Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Phalaenopsis   From Greek, "phalaina" moth; "-opsis" appearance. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of cornu-cervi   KOR-noo SER-vye (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Phalaenopsis   fail-eh-NOP-sis (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of Phalaenopsis   fal-eye-NOP-sis (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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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: Widespread from northeast India through Burma, Thailand, Malaya, Sumatra, Java, and Borneo. In Java, this orchid may still be found but is not common in Central and West Java where it grows on the slopes of mountains facing the south coast at 150-3300 ft. (50-1000 m). Plants usually are epiphytic, but they may be found growing on rocks or tree roots on steep hillsides. In Burma the plants grow at low elevations on swampy islands at the mouth of the Irrawaddy River. Here it prefers the dense, humid shade of mango trees protected from drying winds, but is exposed to full sun during the dormant period. Dew is the primary source of moisture during the dry season. Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi is found through Thailand from the northern mountains through Peninsular Thailand with collections reported from 650-2450 ft. (200-750 m). Collections have been made in Malaya in the states of Kedah, Pahang, Perak, Selangor, and Negeri Sembilan. In India it grows in the jungle with Dendrobium aggregatum. In Indonesia it is found on trees on limestone hills, often intermixed with Phalaenopsis maculata. It grows near Phalaenopsis violacea in Malaya but prefers exposed locations with at least a short rest.
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