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Established Seedlings of
Cleisostoma teres 'Profpam' × self
Number: TN3513
Name: Cleisostoma teres 'Profpam' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Pam Knapp
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Pod Parent Flowers
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Grown in intermediate to warm conditions.
Comments: Parent plant: This is a smaller terete vanda-type species with small (not microscopic) flowers that are unusual.
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 73°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°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 Cleisostoma   From latinized Greek "kleistos" closed; "stoma" mouth, opening. The spur entrance is almost closed by calluses. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of teres   From Latin "teres" awl-shaped, terete. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Cleisostoma   klys-oh-STOE-ma (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of teres   TER-eez (Source: Hawkes 1978)
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ESTABLISHED SEEDLINGS of these are not currently available, but we have some maturing in the greenhouse and expect to offer them in the future. There is 1 item with 1 plant per item that will be considered for sale later.

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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: Northeast India, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Hainan Island, and Hong Kong. In Sikkim and in the Khasia Hills, plants have been found in warm valleys at 350-3300 ft. (100-1000 m). In Thailand, plants are found mostly in the northern mountains, but collections have also been made in the western region as well as on the Thai peninsula near Surat.
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