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Flasks of
Ancistrochilus rothschildianus 'MC7734' × sib 'MC7735'
 
 
 
 
Number: TN8829
Name: Ancistrochilus rothschildianus 'MC7734' × sib 'MC7735'
Type: sib    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Troy C. Meyers  (Email: tcmeyers@troymeyers.com)
 
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Comments: Pod parent plant: One of the offspring from our TN7216 effort of 2011.

Pollen parent plant: One of the offspring from our TN7216 effort of 2011.
 
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 77°F, nights 63°F; best fit is intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Ancistrochilus   From latinized Greek "ankistron" hook; "cheilos" lip. From the lip which is bent like a hook. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of rothschildianus   Named for the banker family Rothschild, supporters of orchidology. Several members of the family owned famous orchid collections in the 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Ancistrochilus   an-sis-TRO-ki-lus (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Availability: The seeds have germinated in the mother flasks.
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Please only reserve if you are committing to purchase the flasks when they are ready later.

We only make flasks for people who request them, so you must make a reservation for us to do the work. If you don't reserve now, there will likely not be enough flasks made to cover your later need. If you wait to reserve until after we begin reflasking into final maturing flasks, then you will lose your place in line. Otherwise, your original notification request acts as your place-holder, keeping you earlier in line.
Yield Estimate: 10 plants (based on flask surveys done 05/29/2019 )
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.
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: Found from Sierra Leon to southern Nigeria in equatorial west Africa. A. rothschildianus is an uncommon rainforest epiphyte that usually grown at moderate elevations near the coast. However, plants have been reported growing inland as far east as a rainforest in central Uganda.
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