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Ascocentrum ampullaceum 'Olympic' × self
Number: TN8371
Name: Ascocentrum ampullaceum 'Olympic' × self
Type: self    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Ellen Covey, Olympic Orchids
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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 86°F, nights 73°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 87°F, nights 57°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of ampullaceum   From Latin, vein-like lip spur. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Etymology of Ascocentrum   From latinized Greek "askos" hose; "kentron" spur. For the lip spur. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of ampullaceum   am-pyoo-LAH-see-um (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of Ascocentrum   as-koe-SEN-trum (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 is 1 item 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: Widespread in the Himalayas including Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, the Khasia Hills of northeastern India, Burma, Thailand, Laos, and Yunnan Province of southwest China. In India, plants grow in indirect light, often on deciduous trees at 1000-3300 ft. (100-1000 m). In Thailand, plants are found in the mountains west of Bangkok near the Burmese border and in the northwestern mountains where collections have been reported near Mae Hong Son (Mae Hong Song), Mae Sot, Mae Sariang (Mae Sarieng), and Mae Ramat. In Burma, plants are reported from Moulmein, the Chin Hills on the western border, near Mandalay, and near Yanka.
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