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Acianthera lepidota 'Big' × 'Purple'
Number: TN8193
Name: Acianthera lepidota 'Big' × 'Purple'
Type: outcross    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dr. Alfonso Miguel Doucette
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Pod Parent Inflorescence
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Pollen Parent Inflorescence
Culture Notes from Donor: Pod parent plant: Temperature range Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F, cooler season Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F. Mounted on a cedar shingle with a thin layer of sphagnum moss.
Pollen parent plant: Warm 90-70°F, cooler season Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F. Best grown under intermediate conditions.
Comments: Very rare species with hanging leaves that are striped with purple. Produces a raceme of flowers that lay prostrate on the leaf that are green striped with purple. The plant grows shoots to about eight inches long.

Pod parent plant: Pendent, purple striped-leaves. Plants up to ten inches long. Small plant.

Pollen parent plant: Small plant, mounted on a cedar shingle with a layer of sphagnum.

Temperatures we attempt to use in the lab & greenhouse:
For Species:   Spring, Summer, Autumn: days average 90°F, nights 70°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: A. M. Doucette pers comm)
For Species:   Winter: days average 75°F, nights 58°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: A. M. Doucette pers comm)
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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.
You can place a "Notify Flask Recipients" Request, and either we or a flask recipient may contact you when plants are available.

You may also place a "Notify Retries" Request, and if an identical pollination (the same parents) is done again, we'll let you know.

You may reserve a flask, but it's very unlikely you'll get one ...this could only happen if we found a flask that we didn't know we had.
Yield Estimate: 758 plants (based on flask surveys done 12/28/2016 through 09/19/2018)
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 5 - 60 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 12/28/2016 through 09/19/2019)
From one most recently surveyed flask 30 - 50 mm (09/19/2019)
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