Lycomornium fiskei

not yet in bloom 

Lycomornium fiskei     
taxonomy described by Sweet, Robert
  published in  Orquideologia ; Revista de la Sociedad Colombiana de Orquideologia  9 ( 3 ) : 192 - 195, f . 4    1974
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Coeliopsidinae
  genus Lycomornium  Reichenbach f. 1852

C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.


(K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)


soluble mineral nutriens are effective both, foliar or on the roots.

native of origins cloud forests of Ecuador (Morona-Santiago, Tungurahua, Zamora-Chichipe, Pastaza), Peru (Cusco)
  altitude 1300 - 1700 m  (4290 - 5600 ft)

climate informations from Zamora (Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador)

    Köppen climate classification : Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest
    (without a winter season, more and abundant rainfall)

the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1500 m / 4950 ft) :

    Lycomormium fiskei a gr uk
  photoperiod   in Zamora this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 15 m', to 11 h 45 m'
  life form geophyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days
CITES appendix II


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