Grammangis ellisii

not yet in bloom

Grammangis ellisii            
taxonomy described by (Lindley) Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in     Hamburger Garten und Blumenzeitung  16 : 520    1860
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Eulophiinae
  genus Grammangis  Reichenbach f. 1860
  chromosomes  2n = 54

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 of the coast, often near streams, in Madagascar (Antananarivo, Toamasina, Analamanga, 
    Alaotra, Mangoro, Analanjirofo, Tana)
  altitude 0 - 1300 m (0 - 4290 ft)

climate informations from Toamasina (Toamasina, Madagascar)

    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 650 m / 2145 ft)
    Grammangis ellisii a gr uk
  photoperiod  in Toamasina this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 12 m' to 10 h 48 m'
  life form epiphyte 
  brightness    sunny to partial shade
inflorescence     length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days         
CITES appendix II


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