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Specklinia lanceola

Discussion in 'Wanted' started by Mat Brutger, Nov 24, 2020.

  1. Mat Brutger

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    Anyone have this species available? Everything I read talks about how readily available it is but it doesn't seem to be listed for sale anywhere!
     
  2. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Have you tried searching for Pleurothallis lanceola?
     
  3. Mat Brutger

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    Called Andy’s and he has it!
     
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    Well, I just got my plant from Andy's and it's definitely not the species I was looking for. He sent me one listed as Pleurothallis lanceola/guanacastensis, which is a very different looking plant than specklinia lanceola. Much bigger and has leaves more like a scaphosepalum than anything. So the search goes on!
     
  5. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    In a word: No. Lanceola and guanacatensis are not synonyms.

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  6. Mat Brutger

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    Thanks for sharing that Marni! Do you happen to grow the real specklinia lanceola?
     
  7. Marni

    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I have grown it and think I still do, but not too sure where it is. I lost about 20% of the collection a few years ago and am never quite sure of what all survived. I'll keep an eye out for it.
     
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