Campylocentrum micranthum

Campylocentrum colombianum

Campylocentrum micranthum                                                                                                                                        photo C. Solimbergo
(Campylocentrum colombianum)  
taxonomy        described  by (Lindley) Rolfe, Robert Allen
  published in      

Orchid Review  11 (128) : 245    august 1903

  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Angraecinae
  genus Campylocentrum  Bentham 1881
  metabolism   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 Caribbean, Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo,
    Tabasco, Veracruz), Belize (Cayo, Toledo), Guatemala (Alta Verapaz, Escuìntla, Izabal, Petèn, Dolores,
    Retalhuleu, Santa Rosa, Suchitepèquez), Honduras (Atlàntida, La Ceiba, Tela, Comayagua, Omoa,  
    Catacamas), El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica (Guanacaste, Heredia, Sarapiqui, Limòn,  
    Puntarenas, Osa), Panama (Bocas del Toro, Canal Area, Darièn, Panamà), Guyana, Suriname, 
    Ecuador (El Oro, Guayas, Loja, Los Rios, Pastaza, Pichincha), Colombia (Antioquia, Bolivar,
    Yotoco, Valle del Cauca), Peru, Bolivia (Velasco, Santa Cruz, Guarayos), Brazil (Bahia, Lençois, 
    Serra Languinha, Amazonas, Manaus, Reserva Ducke, Acre Tarauacà)
  altitude 0 - 1666 m (0 - 5500 ft)                           
  habitat  habitat climate informations from Tuluà (Valle del Cauca, 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 800 m / 2640 ft) :
    Campylocentrum micranthum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Tuluà 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    length 1,5 cm (0.6") axilary 
  nr flowers  10 - 12 
  size single flower 0,3 L 0,2 cm (0.12" L 0.08") - spur 0,5 cm (0.2") - inflorescence 1 L 1 cm (0.4" L 0.4") 
  duration ≈ 20 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 50 - 60 days
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