Maxillariella tenuifolia

Maxillaria tenuifolia 

Maxillariella tenuifolia                                                                                                                                                      photo C. Solimbergo
(Maxillaria tenuifolia)    
taxonomy described by (Lindley)  Blanco, Mario Alberto  &  Carnevali, Germàn
  published in      Lankesteriana, Revista Cientifica  7 ( 3 ) : 530    2007
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Maxillariinae
  genus Maxillariella  Blanco & Carnevali  2007
  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 forests of Mexico (Oaxaca), Belize, Costa Rica Cartago), Colombia 
  altitude 60 - 2300 m  (198 - 7590  ft)

climate informations from Oaxaca Oaxaca, Mexico)


Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer


the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1100 m / 3630 ft) :

    Maxillariella tenuifolia b gr uk
  photoperiod in Oaxaca this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 14 h 08 m' to 9 h 52 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 3,5 cm (1.4"), basal  
  nr flowers 1 - 2
  size single flower  1.7 L 3 cm  (0.68" L 1.2")
  duration single flower, ≈ 40 days      
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days
CITES appendix II

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