Gomesa recurva

Gomesa recurva 

Gomesa recurva                                                                                                                                                             photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Brown, Robert
  published in  Botanical Magazine  42 : t, 1748    1815
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Oncidiinae
  genus Gomesa  R Brown 1815

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 cool, moist montains in Brazil (Paranà, Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, Rio de Janeiro, Mts. Organ, 
    São Paulo, Santa Catarina), Paraguay, Argentina (Misiones)
  altitude 1000 - 1400 m

climate informations from Guarapuava (Paranà, Brazil)

    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 1200 m / 3960 ft) :
    Gomesa recurva a gr uk
  photoperiod   in Guarapuava this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 41 m' to 10 h 19 m'
  life form epiphyte or geophyte
  brightness    partial shade to low
inflorescence     length 18 - 26 cm, basal  
  nr flowers 24 - 38, fragrants
  size single flower  1.5 L 0.8 cm  (0.6" L 0.32") - inflorescence  5 L 2 cm  (2" L 0.8")
  duration inflorescence30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 40 days
CITES appendix II

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