Laelia harpophylla

Laelia harpophylla 

Laelia harpophylla                                                                                                                                                          photo C. Solimbergo
(Dungsia harpophylla)  
taxonomy described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in  The Gardners' Chronicle & Agricultural Gazette  542    1873
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Laeliinae
  genus Laelia  Lindley 1831
  metabolism 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 in Brazil (Minas Gerais, Espririto Santo)
  altitude 500 - 900 m  (1650 - 2970 ft)

climate informations from Florestal (Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Köppen climate classification : Cfa (humid subtropical climate in all season, with very hot summers ) 

the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 700 m / 2310 ft) :

    Laelia harpophylla a gr uk

in Florestal this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 13 h 18 m', to 10 h 42 m'

  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence    length 12 cm  (4.8"), apical  
  nr flowers 3 - 5
  size single flower  6 L 8 cm  (2.4" L 3.2") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence, ≈ 60 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 120 days
CITES appendix II



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