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Anguloa ruckeri 'MC6982' × self
Number: TN9183
Name: Anguloa ruckeri 'MC6982' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Troy C. Meyers
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Pod Parent Flower
Comments: Parent plant: One of the offspring from our TN3716 effort of 2003.
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 73°F, nights 56°F; best fit is Cool-Intermediate 75-58°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 71°F, nights 51°F; best fit is Cool 70-52°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Anguloa   Named for Francisco de Angulo, mine director for Perú, orchid enthusiast during the end of the 18th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of ruckeri   Named for Sigismund Rucker, English orchid enthusiast of the 1st half of the 19th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Anguloa   an-gyoo-LOW-ah (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of ruckeri   ROO-ker-eye (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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Flask Information
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: 218 plants (based on flask surveys done 11/04/2022 through 03/16/2023)
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 - 80 mm plants (based on flask surveys done 11/04/2022 through 08/27/2023)
From one most recently surveyed flask 40 - 80 mm (08/27/2023)
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: Venezuela and Colombia. As Anguloa clowesii Lindley var. ruckeri (Lindley) Foldats, plants were reported by Foldats (1969-1970 ) as being found in the Federal District near Caracas at 2950 ft. (900 m) and in the Pico de Naiguatá at 6550 ft. (2000 m), as well as in the states of Monagas and Táchira, with no additional details reported. Dunsterville & Garay (1959) and Dunsterville & Dunsterville (1988), however, reported the occurrence of this orchid near Caripe in northeastern Venezuela, again without giving any specific details.
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