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Phalaenopsis sumatrana 'MC7411' × sib 'MC6054'
Number: TN8469
Name: Phalaenopsis sumatrana 'MC7411' × sib 'MC6054'
Type: sib    (What's that?)
Seed Donor: Troy C. Meyers
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Pod Parent Flowers
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Pollen Parent Blooming Plant
Comments: Pod parent plant: One of the offspring from our TN5280 effort of 2005.

Pollen parent plant: One of the offspring from our TN5280 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 86°F, nights 73°F; best fit is Warm 90-70°F (Source: Baker's Web OSC)
For Genus:   Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter: days average 87°F, nights 64°F; best fit is Warm-Intermediate 87-64°F ( )

About the name...
Etymology of Phalaenopsis   From Greek, "phalaina" moth; "-opsis" appearance. (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Etymology of sumatrana   Means "from the island of Sumatra" (Indonesia) (Source: Mayr & Schmucker 1998)
Pronunciation of Phalaenopsis   fail-eh-NOP-sis (Source: Pridgeon 1992)
Pronunciation of Phalaenopsis   fal-eye-NOP-sis (Source: Hawkes 1978)
Pronunciation of sumatrana   soo-mat-RAH-na (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 5 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.
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ORIGIN/HABITAT: Malaysia, Java, Borneo, Sumatra, the Philippines, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, and Vietnam. Plants grow on trees in shady nooks near streams, and they thrive in the warm climate of Singapore. In Borneo, plants have been found in Sabah, Sarawak, and Kalimantan where they grown in hill and riverside forests from near sea level to about 2300 ft. (700 m). In the Philippines, plants have been found on Palawan Island where they grow as epiphytes at elevations up to 2300 ft. (700 m). Plants have been found in Peninsular Thailand near Khao Kalakiri, Pattani at 1950 ft. (600 m). In Malaya, plants are known to occur in the states of Perak and Johore and near Ulu Kali in Selangor.
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