Chysis bractescens

Cysis bractescens

Chysis bractescens                                                                                                                                                       photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy         described by Lindley, John
  published in      Edwards's Botanical Register 26 : misc. 61    1840
  family Orchidaceae 
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Bletiinae

Chysis   Lindley 1837


C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.

    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    soluble mineral nutriens are effective both, foliar or on the roots.
native of origins moist forests, semi-deciduous, in the Caribbean, Mexico (Tabasco, Chiapas, Ocosingo, Tabasco),
    Belize (Toledo, Cayo), Guatemala (Izabal, Alta Verapaz), Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua
  altitude 290 - 350 m  (957 - 1155 ft)         
  habitat climate informations from Puerto Barrios (Izabal, Guatemala)
    Köppen climate classification : Am, tropical monsoon climate (a dry season and a wet season very rainy)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 320 m / 1056 ft) :
    Chysis bractescens a gr uk
  photoperiod in Puerto Barrios this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 02 m' to 10 h 58 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness     sunny
inflorescence     length 20 - 30 cm  (8" - 12"), basal
  nr flowers 5 - 7, fragrant
  size single flower  6 L 6 cm  (2.4" L 2.4")
  duration inflorescence15 - 20 days
  time from birth to bloom, 20 - 30 days
CITES appendix II


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