Odontoglossum hallii

Odontoglossum constrictumOdontoglossum hallii

Odontoglossum hallii                                                                                                                                                      photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Lindley, John
  published in      Edwards's Botanical Register  23 : sub t . 1992    1837
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Oncidiinae
  genus Odontoglossum  H. B. K. ( Humboldt , Bonpland , Kunth)  Aug.1815
  chromosomes    2n = 56  

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 cloud forests in Colombia, Ecuador (Azuay, Bolivar, Cotopaxi, Imbabura, Pichincha), Peru
  altitude 1200 - 3300 m  (3960 - 10890 ft)

climate informations from Cuenca (Azuay, Ecuador)

    Köppen climate classification : Cfb, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2250 m / 7400 ft) :
    Odontoglossum hallii b gr uk
  photoperiod in Cuenca this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 10 m' to 11 h 50 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade to low
inflorescence     length 45 - 70 cm  (18" - 28"), basal  
  nr flowers 5 - 7
  size single flower  10 L 8 cm  (4" L 3.2") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence ≈ 50 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 120 days 
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