Notylia barkeri

Notylia barkeri 

Notylia barkeri                                                                                                                                                                 photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Lindley, John
  published in      Edwards' s Botanical Register   24 : misc. 90    dec. 1838
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Oncidiinae
  genus  Notylia  Lindley 1825
  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 humid forests in Mexico (Champeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Tuxtepec, Chis),
    Belize (Cajo, Corozal, Stann Creek, Toledo), Guatemala (Petèn, Escuintla, Izabal), Honduras (Comayagua,
    Cortés), Nicaragua, Costa Rica (Alajuela), Panama (Canal Area, Chiriquì, Veraguas), Peru (Junin)
  altitude 40 - 1220 m  (132 - 4026 ft)

climate informations from San Pedro Sula (Cortés, Honduras)


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 600 m / 1980 ft) :

    Notylia barkeri b gr uk
  photoperiod in San Pedro Sula this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 13 h 01 m' to 10 h 59 m'
  life form epiphyte 
  brightness    partial shade to low
inflorescence     length 22 - 25 cm (8.8" - 10"), basal  
  nr flowers 80 - 110
  size single flower  0.5 L 0.4 cm  (0.2" L 0.16") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence  ≈ 15 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 50 days
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