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Neofinetia falcata 'Rebecca' × self
Number: TN9144
Name: Neofinetia falcata 'Rebecca' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Gerald Edmund Hoffmeister, Jr.  (Email:
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Comments: Parent plant: Plant is one of the offspring of our TN3467 attempt of 2002, grown by Gerald Edmund Hoffmeister, Jr.
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 83°F, nights 70°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 55°F, nights 39°F; best fit is Cold 58-38°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of falcata   From Latin "falcatus" sickle-shaped, hooked. (Source: Brown 1956)
Etymology of Neofinetia   From Greek "neos" new (for the 2nd genus); in honor of M. Achille Finet. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of falcata   fal-KAH-ta (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Neofinetia   nee-oh-fi-NET-ee-ah (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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Availability: We don't have any uncommited flasks, but if someone drops out you may get a flask.
You should: If you want this item, reserve a flask now, even though there is a waiting list. If anyone drops out of the list you may get a flask.
Yield Estimate: 108 plants (based on flask surveys done 02/18/2022 )
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 30 - 70 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 10/11/2022 through 05/05/2024)
From one most recently surveyed flask 50 - 70 mm (05/05/2024)
Expected Flask Price: $43.75 per flask of 16 (min.) plants
Plants proliferate if crowded, so are planted more sparsely than usual.
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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: Northeast Asia. Originally detected by Thunberg in southern Japan, plants were growing on hills hear the port city of Nagasaki on Kyushu Island. It is now known to be more widespread in Japan where it grows on the islands of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu. Plants are also found on the small islands of Yakusima and Tanegasima off the southern coast of Kyushu, on Okinawa in the Ryukyu Islands, and in China and Korea. N. falcata may grow on rocks, but is usually found growing epiphytically on rather small branches of deciduous trees where strong light is received in winter and early spring. Plants normally grow at an angle on the branch so that water drains away and does not collect at the base of the leaves. A grower in Japan reported that N. falcata does well mounted on the coarse bark of a persimmon tree in his garden in Yokohama.
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