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  Seeds of TN8992 Paphiopedilum hangianum 'Nguyen Thi Vinh' × self  
     
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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.

TN8992
Number of capsules harvested:  1

Seed Assay Number:   8239
Packet Code Number:   1A08239TX
Harvest date:   01/25/2020
Received as:   Dry capsule
Date Received:   01/31/2020
Number of Capsules Combined:   1
Comments:   Envelope was zippered plastic bag, and enclosed capsule was moist.
Capsule had split and its contents have made contact with its exterior.
Seed is dark brown to the naked eye, and free flowing. Moderately large seeds are windsock shaped, irregularly curved, and have medium sized teardrop-shaped pale embryos centrally located which are 1/3 the length of the seed.
Seeds that appeared to have
good embryos, by count:
  94%
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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