Acineta superba

not yet bloomed

Acineta superba           
taxonomy  described by   (Kunth) Reichenbach, Henrich Gustav  
published in       Annales Botanices Systematicae (Walpers)  6 (4) : 609   jan-jul 1863
  Family  Orchidaceae
  Subfamily Epidendroideae
  Tribe Cymbidieae
  Subtribe Stanhopeinae 
  Genus Acineta  Lindley 1843

CAM pathway, stomata of the leaves are open at night.

    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    it is useful give the soluble mineal nutriens, on the roots.
native of origin humid forests of Panama, Suriname, Venezuela (Aragua, Falcòn, Mèrida, Tàchira), Colombia,
    Ecuador (El Oro, Morona-Santiago)
  altitude 800 - 1300 m  (2640 - 4290 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Cali (Valle del Cauca, Colombia)

Köppen climate classification : Aw, tropical savanna climate (with a dry season and a rainy season)

    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1000 m / 3300 ft) :
    Acineta superba b gr uk
  photoperiod in Cali this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 16 m' to 11 h 44 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     lenght   
  nr flowers    
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days 
CITES appendix II

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