Capanemia uliginosa

Capanemia uliginosa 2

Capanemia uliginosa                                                                                                                                                     photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Barbosa Rodriguez, João
  published in         Genera et Species Orchidearum Novarum  1 : 137.   1881
     family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Oncidiinae
  genus Capanemia  Barbosa Rodriguez 1877
  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 moist forests, between mosses and lichens, next to streams' water, in Brazil (Amazonas, Paranà, Purmam,
    Santa Catarina, Abelardo Luz)), Argentina (Misiones, Cabunei)
  altitude 900 - 1000 m ( 2970 - 3300 ft)                 
  habitat habitat climate informations from Iguazù (Misiones, Argentina)
    Köppen climate classification : Cfa, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with very hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of  950 m / 3130 ft) :
    Capanemia uliginosa a gr uk
  photoperiod in Iguazù this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 42 m' to 10 h 18 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness      low
inflorescence    length 4 - 5 cm  (1.6" - 2"), basal 
  nr flowers 8 - 10 
  size single flower  0,7 L 0,7 cm  (0.28" L 0.28") - inflorescence  3,5 L 1,2 cm  (1.4" L 0.48")
  duration ≈ 20 days 
  time to bloom from birth, ~ 30 days
CITES appendix II


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