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Calopogon tuberosus 'MC5994' (white) -spontaneous
 
 
 
 
Number: TN8292
Name: Calopogon tuberosus 'MC5994' (white) -spontaneous
Type: spontaneous    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Wayne Roberts
 
Donor's home page: http://orchidmix.com
 
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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 80°F, nights 61°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 37°F, nights 25°F; best fit is Frigid 46-28°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Calopogon   From latinized Greek "kalos" beautiful; "pogon" beard. The lip has colorful hair-like appendices. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of tuberosus   From Latin "tuberosus" having a tuber. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Calopogon   kal-oh-POE-gon (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: We have sold all of the flasks for this item.
You should: Consider getting individual plants or compots instead of a flask.
See if we have plants available in the greenhouse.
Yield Estimate: 368 plants (based on flask surveys done 08/13/2017 through 07/24/2018)
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 2 - 80 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 03/16/2018 through 06/29/2019)
From one most recently surveyed flask 80 mm (06/29/2019)
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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: The United States. The area of distribution extends eastward from east Texas, southern Arkansas, northward just west of the Mississippi River to southern Canada and includes the entire region east of the Mississippi from Florida to southeastern Canada, including Newfoundland. In the north, plants are found in sunny marshes and bogs where the small corm is buried rather shallowly in the moist, rich, acid soil or moss. In the south, plants may be found in pinelands with the corm buried rather deeply in sandy soil.
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