Miltoniopsis warscewiczii

Miltoniopsis warscewiczii 

Miltoniopsis warscewiczii                                                                                                                                              photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by
(Reichenbach f.)  Garay, Leslie Andrew  &  Dunsterville, Galfried Clement Keyworth
  published in      Venezuelan Orchid Illustrated  6 : 278    1976
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Oncidiinae
  genus  Miltoniopsis  Godefroy-Lebuef 1889

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 Costa Rica (Alajuela, Heredia, San Josè, Bocas de Toro, Vazquez de Coronado),
    Panama (Chiriquì), Colombia (Antioquia)
  altitude 1372 - 2000 m  (4528 - 6600 ft)

climate informations from Medellin (Antioquia, Colombia)


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 1700 m / 5600 ft) :

    Miltoniopsis warscewiczii b gr uk
  photoperiod in Medellin this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 25 m' to 11 h 35 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 30 - 50 cm  (12" - 20"), basal  
  nr flowers 48 - 60
  size single flower  3.5 L 3.5 cm  (1.4" L 1.4") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence ≈ days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 days
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