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  Seeds of TN8858 Cattleya jongheana 'Hiromi' SMOJ × 'Vistamont'  
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Incoming seed is examined to determine embryo count to help decide how much seed should be sown, and/or which capsule would be the best to sow. Permanent sample slides are also prepared. Each separate package of seed is examined because these are generally from separate capsules, which is what we request from our donors.

Number of capsules harvested:  1

Seed Assay Number:   8083
Harvest date:   04/25/2019
Received as:   Dry seed
Date Received:   05/08/2019
Number of Capsules Combined:   1
Comments:   Packet was received in folded lined paper.
Seed appears clean and debris-free.
Seed is pinkish tan to the naked eye, and somewhat fluffy. Medium sized seeds are windsock shaped, sometimes curved, and have medium sized elongated pale embryos toward the pointed end which are 1/2 the length of the seed.
Seeds that appeared to have
good embryos, by count:
Seed Photo

Photographed with transmitted light.

Scale  Scale Rule  1 mm or 0.040 inches  
Photo by Phyllis Meyers
Seed Photo

Photographed with reflected light.

Scale  Scale Rule  1 mm or 0.040 inches  
Photo by Phyllis Meyers

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