Lycaste lasioglossa

Lycaste lasioglossa

Lycaste lasioglossa                                                                                                                                                        photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in   The Gardners' Chronicle & Agricultural Gazette  215    17 Feb. 1872
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroisdeae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Maxillariinae
  genus Lycaste  Lindley 1842

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 cloud forests in Mexico (Chiapas), El Salvador, Guatemala (Baja Verapaz), Honduras
  altitude 1300 - 1650 m  (4290 - 5445 ft)

climate informations from Tegucigalpa (Morazán, Honduras)

    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 1450 m / 4800 ft) :

    Lycaste lasioglossa a gr uk
  photoperiod   in Tegucigalpa this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 56 m', to 11 h 04 m'
  life form geophyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence      length 20 - 25 cm (8" - 10"), basal  
  nr flowers 1, fragrant
  size single flower  9 L 10 cm  (3.6" L 4")
  duration single flower, ≈ 30 - 35 days    
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 50 - 60 days
CITES appendix II


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