Encyclia randii

Encyclia randii 2 

Encyclia randii                                                                                                                                                               photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Barbosa Rodriguez) Porto, Paulo Campos  &  Brade, Alexander Curt
  published in  Rodriguèsia  1 : 29    1935
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Laeliinae
  genus  Encyclia  Hooker 1828

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 rainforests in Brazil (Amazonas, Pernambuco, Mato Grosso, Parà, Cassipa, Tapajos), Paraguay
  altitude 10 - 300 m  (33 - 990 ft)

climate informations from Cuiaba (Mato Grosso, Brazil)

    Köppen climate classificationAw, tropical savanna climate (with a dry season and a rainy season)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 170 m / 560 ft) :
    Encyclia randii a gr uk
  photoperiod in Cuiaba this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 01 m' to 10 h 59 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    sunny
inflorescence     length 30 - 50 cm  (12" - 20"), apical 
  nr flowers 6 - 9
  size single flower  6 L 4 cm  (2.4" L 1.6") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescencedays
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 - 80 days 
CITES appendix II

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