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Vandopsis parishii '#3' × '#1'
Number: TN6117
Name: Vandopsis parishii '#3' × '#1'
(Also commonly known as Hygrochilus parishii)
Type: outcross    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Dale Borders
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Pod Parent Flower
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Pollen Parent Flower
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Pollen Parent Closeup of Column and Labellum
Culture Notes from Donor: Parent plants: Temperature range I (60-83°F)
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 68°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 60°F, nights 44°F; best fit is Cool-Cold 64-44°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of parishii   Named for Charles Samuel Pollock Parish (1822-1897), English missionary and orchid collector, traveled in Burma, discovered many species. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Vandopsis   Graecised, "-opsis" looking like. Looks like a Vanda. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of parishii   PAR-ish-ee-eye (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Vandopsis   vand-OP-sis (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 are 2 items 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.
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ORIGIN/HABITAT: Northeast India, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and China. In northeast India, plants are found in Manipur at 4900 ft. (1500 m). In Thailand, plants are found in the northern, eastern, and western regions, with collections reported on Doi Suthep at 1950 ft. (600 m), on Doi Inthanond at 2750 ft. (840 m), near Chiengmai, near Phu Weng, Konkhaen at 1000 ft. (300 m), east of Dansai at 1650 ft. (500 m), and near Khemarat, Ubon at 350 ft. (100 m). In Vietnam, plants have been found in the north near Cao Bang at 1650-3100 ft. (500-950 m) and near Ha Giang at 2150-2600 ft. (650-800 m). In the Cao Bang region, plants grow as epiphytes or lithophytes in open, dry, mossy primary forests of evergreen and semideciduous trees that are broad-leaved, mixed, and coniferous. These forests grow on rocky, weathered limestone. In China, plants are found in southern Yunnan Province where they grow on tree trunks in sparse woods at 2600-3600 ft. (800-1100 m).
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