Anguloa brevilabris

 x54956p Anguloa uniflora

Anguloa brevilabris                                                                                                                                                         photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy        described by Rolfe, Robert Allen 
  published in       Orchid Review  23 : 292    1915
  Family Orchidaceae
  Subfamily    Epidendroideae
  Tribes  Cymbidieae
  Subtribe  Maxillariinae 
  Genus Anguloa  Ruiz & Pavon  1794 

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  origins open woods in Colombia (Antioquia)
  altitude  1400 - 1600 m (4620 - 5280 ft)             
  habitat  climate informations from Medellin (Antioquia, Colombia)
    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 1500 m / 4950 ft) :
    Anguloa brevilabris a gr uk
  photoperiod  in Medellin this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 25 m' to 11 h 35 m'
  life form  geophyte 
  brightness    partial shade 
inflorescence   length  30 cm  (12"), basal 
nr flowers  1, fragrant
  size   single flower  7 L 4 cm  (2.8" L 1.6")
  duration single flower, about 20 days
  time  from birth to bloom ≈ 70 days   
CITES appendix II

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