Lueddemannia pescatorei

not yet in bloom

Lueddemannia pescatorei                     
taxonomy described by (Lindley) Linden, Jean Jules  &  Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in  Bonplandia  2 : 281    1854
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Stanhopeinae
  genus  Lueddemannia  Linden & Reichenbach f. 1854
  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

rain forests in Venezuela (Bolivar, Carabobo Las Trincheras, Miranda, Tàchira), Colombia (Bogotà), 


Ecuador, Peru (Cusco) - plant rare in nature

  altitudee 300 - 2335 m  (990 - 7700 ft)

climate informations from San Cristobal (Tàchira, Venezuela)


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  1300 m / 4300 ft) :

    Lueddemannia pescatorei a gr uk
  photoperiod   in San Cristobal  this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 30 m', to 11 h 30 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days         
CITES appendix II

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