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Ticoglossum oerstedii 'Vistamont' × self
Number: TN8811
Name: Ticoglossum oerstedii 'Vistamont' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Ms Cynthia Hill
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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 63°F, nights 45°F; best fit is Cool-Cold 64-44°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of oerstedii   Named for Dr. Anders Sandøe Ørsted, Danish botanist and orchid collector in Central America. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Ticoglossum   From "Tico" the nickname of the Costa Rican people in Latin America, and latinized Greek "glossa" tongue. (Sources: Mayr & Schmucker 1998, Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of oerstedii   ER-sted-ee-eye (Source: Troy Meyers)
Pronunciation of Ticoglossum   tee-co-GLOS-sum (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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Availability: Capsules have been harvested, and we are waiting for germination.
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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: Costa Rica and Panama. This epiphytic orchid is found in tall mountain forests or cloudforests at 5600-9850 ft. (1700-3000 m). In Costa Rica collections have been made in the Cordillera Volcánica Central and the Cordillera de Talamanca. In Panama, plants have been found near the Costa Rican border on Volcán Chiriquí.
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