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Cischweinfia popowiana 'MC1554' × self
Number: TN4869
Name: Cischweinfia popowiana 'MC1554' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
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Pod Parent Flowers
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plant: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
Comments: Parent plant: Flowers are similar to those of Cischweinfia pusilla, but differ in several details. Imaged flowers are c. 1" (2.5 cm) across.
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 79°F, nights 62°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Cischweinfia   A creative construction in honor of Charles Schweinfurth, American botanist of the 20th century, whose name is abbreviated to "C. Schweinf." in the names of species he has described. (Sources: Pridgeon 1992, Troy Meyers)
Pronunciation of Cischweinfia   ci-SWINE-fee-a (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of Cischweinfia   see-SCHWINE-fee-uh (Source: Northen 1980)
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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 are 0 items with plants 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.
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ORIGIN/HABITAT: Ecuador. This orchid was found on the eastern slopes of the Andes in Morona-Santiago Province near El Pangui at about 3300 ft. (1000 m).
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