Anguloa uniflora

 x55780p Anguloa uniflora

Anguloa uniflora                                                                                                                                                               photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy       described by Ruiz, Hipòlito  &  Pavon Josè Antonio 
  published in       Systema Vegetabilium Florae Peruvianae et Chilensis  1 : 228    1798
   Family Orchidaceae
  Subfamily   Epidendroideae
  Tribe 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 humid mountains forests in Colombia, Ecuador (Loja, Morona-Santiago, Pastaza),
    Peru (Huànuco, Junin, Loreto, San Martin, Cajamarca, San Rama, Rio Utcubamba) 
  altitude 800 - 1970  m (2640 - 6500 ft)            
  habitat climate informations from Huànuco (Huànuco, Peru)
    Köppen climate classification : Cfb, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1400 m / 4620 ft) :
    Anguloa uniflora a gr uk
  photoperiod  in Huànuco this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 38 m' to .11  22 m'
  life form geophyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 24 - 30 cm  (11.2" L 12"), basal
  no flowers 1, fragrant
  size single flower  7 L 4 cm  (2.8" L 1.6")
  duration single flower, ≈ 15 days
  waiting to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 days
CITES appendix II

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