Gongora truncata

Gongora truncata 

Gongora truncata                                                                                                                                                           photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Lindley, John
  published in  Edwards's Botanical Register  29 : misc. 42    1843
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Stanhopeinae
  genus Gongora  Ruiz & Pavon 1794

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 moist forests in Mexico (Chiapas, Oaxaca, Veracruz, Yajalòn), Belize (Cajo), Guatemala, Honduras, Brazil
  altitude 180 - 850 m  (594 - 2800 ft)

climate informations from Tuxla Gutierrez (Chiapas, 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 500 m / 1650 ft) :
    Gongora truncata a gr uk
  photoperiod   in Tuxla Gutierrez this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 06 m' to 10 h 54 m'
  file form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 16 - 20 cm (6.4" - 1.8"), basal  
  nr flowers 12 - 16, fragrans
  size single flower  2.5 L 4.5 cm  (1" L 1.8") - inflorescence  22 L 8 cm  (8.8" L 3.2")
  duration inflorescence20 - 25 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days                 
CITES appendix II

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