Diodonopsis hoeijeri

Diodonopsis hoeijeri

Diodonopsis hoeijeri                                                                                                                                                       photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy        described by (Luer & Hirtz)  Pridgeon, Alec M.  &  Chase, Mark W.
  published in      Lindeyana  16 ( 4 ) : 253    26 dec 2001
    family  Orchidaceae
  subfamily  Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus Diodonopsis  Pridgeon & Chase  2001

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 branches of small trees in cloud or rainforests, Colombia and Ecuador
  altitude 1400 - 2400 m   (4620 - 7920 ft)

climate informations from Manizales (Tolima, 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 1900 m / 6300 ft) :
    Diodonopsis hoeijeri a gr uk
  photoperiod in Manizales this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 20 m' to 11 h 40 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness   low
inflorescence     length 1 cm 
  no flowers 1, basal 
  size single flower  0.8 L 0.8 cm  (0.32" L 0.32") - deep  1.5 cm  (0.6") 
  duration single flower ≈ 60 days 
  time birth to flowering,days
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