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Established Seedlings of
Dendrobium alexandrae 'MC6742' × 'MC7190'
 
 
 
 
Number: TN8225
Name: Dendrobium alexandrae 'MC6742' × 'MC7190'
Type: outcross    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Troy C. Meyers
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Pod Parent Flower
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Pod Parent Closeup of Flower
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Pollen Parent Flower
 
 
Comments: Pod parent plant: One of the offspring from our TN4525 effort of 2004.

Pollen parent plant: One of the offspring from our TN3946 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, Winter: days average 80°F, nights 61°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of alexandrae   Named for Alexandra Schlechter, born Sobennikoff, the wife of Rudolf Schlechter in the 1st half of the 20th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Dendrobium   From Greek "dendron" tree and "bios" life. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of alexandrae   al-ex-AN-drye (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 9 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: Northeastern Papua New Guinea, in the Morobe District. The type specimen was found in the Waria Valley near Gobi (Gobe) at 2950–3600 ft. (900–1100 m). It grew in cool, shady conditions on moss-covered trees in the mistforest.
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