Aganisia cyanea

Acacallis cyanea

Aganisia cyanea                                                                                                                                                               photo C. Solimbego
(Acacallis cyanea)                     
taxonomy         described by (Lindley) Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav  
  published in       Beitrage zu einer Orchideenkunde Central-Amerika's  13 : t . 4     1869
  Family  Orchidaceae
  Subfamily  Epidendroideae 
  Tribe  Cymbidieae
  Subtribe Zygopetalinae
  Genus  Aganisia  Lindley 1839
  metabolism C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.
    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    soluble mineral nutriens are effective both, foliar or on the roots.
native of origin primary forests, in wet riverside sand, in Brazil (Amazonas, Manaus, Itacoatiara, Panurè, Rondônia, 
    basin of Rio Madeira, Abunã, Barra do Rio Negro, Rio Vaupès), Colombia (Vaupès)
  altitude 100 - 600 m  (330 - 2000 ft)     
  habitat climate informations from Uaupes (Amazonas, Brazil)
    Köppen climate classification : Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest
    (no winter season, more abundant rainfall)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 350 m / 1155 ft) :
    Aganisia cyanea a gr uk
  photoperiod in Uaupes this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, constant throughout the year, of 12 h 00 m'
  life form epiphyte - sometimes the plant is from sommersriver water and comes out just the flower
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length  14 cm (5.6"), basal
  nr flowers 3, fragrant
  size  single flower  3 L 3 cm  (1.2" L 1.2" )
  duration   single flower ≈ 12 days - inflorescence ≈ 40 days
  time to bloom from birth ≈ 40 days
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