Miltonia clowesii

Miltonia clowesii 

Miltonia clowesii                                                                                                                                                               photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Lindley, John
  published in      Sertum Orchidaceum  t . 34    1840
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Oncidiinae
  genus  Miltonia Blume 1837
  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 Brazil (São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Mt. Organ, Espirito Santo, Sem, Minas Gerais)
  altitude ≈ 800 m  (2640 ft)

climate informazioni sul clima di Petropolis (Mt. Organ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)


classificazione del clima di Köppen : Cfb, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with hot summers


i dati della stazione metereologica (le temperature sono calcolate per una altitudine di 800 m / 2640 ft) :

    Miltonia clowesii b gr uk
  photoperiod in Petrpolis this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 13 h 30 m' to 10 h 30 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 35 cm (14"), basal
  nr flowers 3 - 5       
  size single flower  7 L 6 cm  (2.8" L 2.4") - inflorescence  16 L 8 cm  (4.8" L 3.6")
  duration the inflorescence, ≈ 40 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days
CITES appendix II

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