Euchile mariae

 Euchile mariae

Euchile  mariae                                                                                                                                                                  photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Ames) Withner, Carl Leslie (jr.) 
  published in  The Cattleyas and Their Relatives  5 : 139    1998
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Laellinae
  genus Euchile  Withner 1998

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 Mexico (Hidalgo, San Lui Potosì, Guanajuato, Puebla, Querètaro, Tamaulipas, Veracruz)
  altitude 840 - 1200 m  (2772 - 3960 ft)

climate informations from San Luis Potosì (Hidalgo, Mexico)

    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 1000 m / 3300 ft) :
    Euchile mariae a gr uk
  photoperiod   in San Luis Potosì this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 28 m' to 10 h 32 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length apical
  nr flowers 1 - 2, fragrants
  size single flower  6 L 5 cm  (2.4" L 2")
  duration inflorescence length, ≈ 30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 100 days          
CITES appendix II

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