Maxillaria pachyphylla var. brunneofusca

 Maxillaria cogniauxiana 2

Maxillaria pachyphylla, var. brunneofusca                                                                                                                    photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy descrbed by (Hoehne)  Schlechter, Richard Rudolf
  published in      Boletim do Museu de Rio de Janeiro  12 ( 2 ) : 36    1936
var. brunneofusca     described by Hoehne, Frederico Carlos
  published in  Boletim do Museu de Rio de Janeiro  12 ( 2 ) : 37    1936 
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Maxillariinae
  genus Maxillaria  Ruiz & Pavon 1794
  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 primary forests in Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, SãoPaulo, Santa Catarina)
  altitude 400 m  (1320 ft)

climate informations from Aracatuba (São Paulo, Brazil)


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 400 m / 1320 ft) :

    Maxillaria pachyphylla b gr uk
  photoperiod in Aracatuba this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 13 h 24 m' to 10 h 36 m'
  life form epiphyte 
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence    length 1 cm (0.4"), basal  
  nr flowers 1
  size single flower  1.3 L 1.5 cm  (0.52" L 0.6")
  duration single flower, ≈ 10 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days
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