Galeandra dives

Galeandra dives 

Galeandra dives                                                                                                                                                              photo C. Solimbergo 
taxonomy described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in  Bonplandia  2 : 98    1854
  family  Orchidaceae 
  subfamily     Epidendroideae 
  tribe Cymbidieae 
  subtribe Catasetinae
  genus  Galeandra  Lindley 1832 

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 humid forests of Granada (Sta. Martia), Suriname, Guyana, Venezuela (Bolivar), Colombia, Brazil 
  altitude  500 - 1000 m (1650 - 3300  ft) 

climate informations from Enachu (Guyana)

    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 750 m  2500 ft) :
    Galeandra dives a gr uk
  photoperiod   in Enachu this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 24 m' to 11 h 36 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 7 - 8 cm  (2.8" - 3.2"), apical  
  nr flowers 6 - 9
  size single flower  4.5 L 4 cm  (1.8" L 1.6") - depth  6 cm (2.4") - inflorescence  7 L 9 cm  (2.8" L 3.6")
  duration inflorescence ≈ 15, the secondary 60 days
  time from birth to bloom, about 30 - 40 days                 
CITES appendix II

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