Nitidobulbon nasutum


Nitidobulbon nasutum                                                                                                                                                     photo C. Solimbergo
(Maxillaria nasuta)
taxonomy   described by   (Rchb f.)  Ojeda, Isidro  & Carnevali, German  
  published in  Novon  19 (1) : 99 - 100, f . 1 . 19 mar 2009 
  Family Orchdaceae
  Subfamily  Epidendroideae 
  Tribe Cymbidieae 
  Subtribe Maxillariinae 
  Genus Nitidobulbon  Ojeda, Carnevali  & Romero 2009 
  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 origin humid evergreen forests, on trees trunks and branches, in Mexico, Costa Rica (Cartago), Guatemala,  
    Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Guyana, Suriname, Grenada, Venezuela, Colombia,
    Ecuador (Zamora-Chinchipe), Peru (Cusco, Urabamba), Bolivia (Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz),
  altitude 150 - 2483 m (500 - 8200 ft) 
  habitat  climate informations from Cartago (Cartago, Costa Rica)
    Köppen climate classification : Cfb, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1200 m / 4000 ft) :
    Nitidobulbon nasutum a gr uk 
  photoperiod in Cartago this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 37 m' to 11 h 23 m'
  life form  epiphyte
  brightness partial shade
inflorescence    lenght  7 - 9 cm (2.8 - 3.6"), basal
  size single flower 6 L 6 cm (2.4 L 2.4")
  duration single flower ≈ 30 days
  time to bloom from birth ≈ 15 days
CITES appendix II


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