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Brassavola nodosa
 
 
 
 
Number: TN8423
Name: Brassavola nodosa
Type: cross    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Troy C. Meyers  (Email: tcmeyers@troymeyers.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 87°F, nights 75°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 78°F, nights 67°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Brassavola   Named for Antonio Musa Brassavola, nobleman and botanist of Venice during the 19th century. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of nodosa   From Latin "nodosus" knotted. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Brassavola   bra-SAH-voe-la (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of nodosa   no-DOE-sa (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: We have approximately 210 plants in intermediate-stage flasks available for immediate reflasking for you. Because the plants are already so far along, these flasks will take a relatively short time to mature.
You should: Reserve a flask now so that we can make it for you. If you don't reserve, the plants won't be reflasked.
Yield Estimate: 578 plants (based on flask surveys done 06/06/2018 through 12/14/2018)
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 3 - 80 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 08/05/2018 through 12/14/2018)
From one most recently surveyed flask 10 - 30 mm (12/14/2018)
Expected Flask Price: $40.00 per flask of 25 (min.) plants
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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: Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela. This species is widespread in Mexico along the Gulf of Mexico coast southward from Tampico, and plants are also found on the Pacific coast in the state of Chiapas. The habitat continues south through Central America, along both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, and extends into northern Venezuela and Colombia. Collections have also been reported on islands in the West Indies. Plants are found in low lying coastal regions, generally below 1640 ft. (500 m), growing on either trees in lowland tropical forests and mangrove swamps, or on exposed rocks and cliffs near the shore.
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