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Established Seedlings of
Dendrobium aemulum
 
 
 
 
Number: TN8015
Name: Dendrobium aemulum
Type: unknown    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Mrs. Inci K. Willard
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Pod Parent Blooming Plant
 
 
Comments: Cross of two Dendrobium aemulum, but it's unknown if they are sibs or if it's an outcross.
 
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 78°F, nights 61°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 65°F, nights 45°F; best fit is Cool-Cold 64-44°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of aemulum   From Latin "aemulus" looking similar. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Dendrobium   From Greek "dendron" tree and "bios" life. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of aemulum   EYE-myoo-lum (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Dendrobium   den-DRO-bee-um (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
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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.
This text is copyrighted by the Bakers and may not be reproduced without permission.

ORIGIN/HABITAT: Endemic to Australia. D. aemulum grows from southeastern New South Wales to northeastern Queensland. Plants occur in the the lowlands and mountains to 3950 ft. (1200 m), but they are uncommon on the coastal plain. Plants usually grow on trees in humid areas along streams in open forests, but they are also found in rainforests.
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