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Gongora superflua 'Not Gibba' × self
Number: TN8658
Name: Gongora superflua 'Not Gibba' × 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, Winter: days average 85°F, nights 65°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Gongora   Named for Don Antonio Caballero y Góngora, viceroy of New Granada (Colombia) during the 18th century. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of superflua   Means superfluous. It is not known if Reichenbach intended this to mean that this was just a single specimen of a further species of this complex genus. (Source: Jenny 1993)
Pronunciation of Gongora   GON-goe-ra (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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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.
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Yield Estimate: 213 plants (based on flask surveys done 02/22/2019 through 06/24/2019)
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 20 - 80 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 02/22/2019 through 03/10/2020)
From one most recently surveyed flask 80 mm (03/10/2020)
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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: Ecuador. The type specimen was found on the eastern slopes of the Andes near Loja in southern Ecuador. Although formally described in 1874, Jenny (1993) stated that no further finds have been recorded, and it is unlikely that it is in cultivation at this time.
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