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Established Seedlings of
Brassavola nodosa 'Charlie' ×
 
 
 
 
Number: TN8423
Name: Brassavola nodosa 'Charlie' ×
Type: cross    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Troy C. Meyers
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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 87°F, nights 75°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Species:   Winter: days average 78°F, nights 67°F; best fit is Intermediate 83-60°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)

About the name...
Etymology of Brassavola   Named for Antonio Musa Brassavola, nobleman and botanist of Venice during the 19th century. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of nodosa   From Latin "nodosus" knotted. (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Brassavola   bra-SAH-voe-la (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of nodosa   no-DOE-sa (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 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: Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and Venezuela. This species is widespread in Mexico along the Gulf of Mexico coast southward from Tampico, and plants are also found on the Pacific coast in the state of Chiapas. The habitat continues south through Central America, along both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts, and extends into northern Venezuela and Colombia. Collections have also been reported on islands in the West Indies. Plants are found in low lying coastal regions, generally below 1640 ft. (500 m), growing on either trees in lowland tropical forests and mangrove swamps, or on exposed rocks and cliffs near the shore.
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