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Houlletia odoratissima '‘Bill’' × self
Number: TN9062
Name: Houlletia odoratissima '‘Bill’' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Mr William Jasen
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Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F, cooler season Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F. Potted in 70% Bark, 20% perlite and 10% tree fern.
Comments: Parent plant: Small golf ball sized bulbs, and tall 2 foot tall leaves makes the plant top heavy in a pot. Easy grower but difficult to bloom.
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 84°F, nights 62°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Houlletia   Named for M. Houlett, French orchid collector in Brazil, later the director of the Botanic Jardin des Plantes in Paris, 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of odoratissima   From Latin "odoratissimus" very highly scented. (Source: Brown 1956)
Pronunciation of Houlletia   hoo-LET-ee-ah (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of odoratissima   oh-doe-rah-TIS-i-ma (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
Availability: We have approximately 150 plants in intermediate-stage flasks available for immediate reflasking for you. Please reserve flasks ASAP because we plan to discontinue flasking this item on 11/07/2022.
You should: Reserve a flask now so that we can make it for you. If you wait we may run out of plants or discontinue this item.
Yield Estimate: 668 plants (based on flask surveys done 06/22/2021 through 04/06/2022)
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 4 - 80 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 06/22/2021 through 10/12/2022)
From one most recently surveyed flask 30 - 70 mm (10/12/2022)
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: Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Guyana, Brazil, Peru, and Bolivia. Plants grow on the shaded, forest floor in wet mountain forests of the lower eastern slopes of the Andes. In Peru, plants are found at about 2950 ft. (900 m) near Oxapampa in the Department of Pasco.
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