Catasetum pileatum, var. imperiale


not yet in bloom 

Catasetum pileatum, var. imperiale    
taxonomy       described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in       The Gardners' Chronicle, new serie  17 : 492    1882
var. imperiale      described by (Linden & Cogniaux) Cogniaux, Celestin Alfred  &  Hoehne, Frederico Carlos
  published in Flora Brasiliensis  12 (6) : 90    1942
  famigly Orchdaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Catesetinae
  genus Catasetum Kunth 1822
  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 origins forests in Venezuela (Amazonas, Apure, Bolivar), Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil (Parà, Amazonas)
  altitude  100 - 200 m (330 - 660 ft)           
  habitat habitat climate informations from Guasdualito (Apure, Venezuela)
    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 150 m / 495 ft) :
    Catasetum pileatum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Guasdualito this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 29 m' to 11 h 31 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness   sunny
inflorescence   length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days 
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