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Established Seedlings of
Stanhopea embreei 'MC7287' × self
 
 
 
 
Number: TN8333
Name: Stanhopea embreei 'MC7287' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Troy C. Meyers
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Pod Parent Flowers
 
 
Comments: Parent plant: One of the offspring from our TN4626 effort of 2005.
 
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 85°F, nights 67°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of embreei   Named for Alvim Embre, American orchid enthusiast and botanist of the 20th century. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Stanhopea   In honor of Philip Henry, 4th Earl of Stanhope, president of the London Medico-Botanical Society during the early part of the 19th century. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of embreei   EM-bray-eye (Source: Greer 1998)
Pronunciation of Stanhopea   stan-HOPE-ee-ah (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 10 items with 1 to 8 plants per item (1 is a compot) 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: Western Ecuador. Plants are found in wet mountain cloudforest in Chimborazo and Cañar Provinces. In Cañar, plants have been collected at mile 58 (km 94) between Durán and Tambo at 3300ft. (1000 m). In Chimborazo it was found at mile 62 (km 100) along the railroad from Guayaquil to Quito at 1950 ft. (600 m).
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