Anguloa virginalis

Anguloa virginalis

Anguloa  virginalis                                                                                                                                                          photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Williams Linden, Jean Jules
  published in The Orchid Grower Manual (ed. 4) 4 : 90    1871
  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 forests in Colombia, Ecuador (Imbabura, Loja, Pastaza, Pichincha, Tungurahua, Zamora-Chinchipe),
    Peru (Pasco, Oxapampa), Bolivia (Cochabamba, Chapare) 
  altitude 1653 - 1900 m ( 5455 - 6270 ft)                
  habitat climate informations from Cochabamba (Cochabamba, Bolivia)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1750 m / 6775 ft) :
    Anguloa virginalis a gr uk
  photoperiod  in Cochabamba this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 09 m' to 10 h 51 m'
  life form geophyte
  brightness partial shade to low
inflorescence     length  20 cm  (8"), basal
  nr flowers 1, fragrant

single flower  3.5 cm  (1.4")

  duration            single flower, ≈ 6 days

to bloom from birth, ≈ days 

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