Otoglossum coronarium

not yet in bloom

Otoglossum coronarium                                     
taxonomy described by (Lindley)  Garay, Leslie Andrew  &  Dunsterville, Galfried Clement Keyworth
  published in      Venezuela Orchids Illustrated  6 : 41    1976
  family  Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe  Cymbidieae
  subtribe Oncidiinae
  genus Otoglossum (Schlechter) Garay & Dunsterville 1976
  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

clouds forests, on shrubs in Colombia (Antioquia, Frontino, Sonsòn, Pamplona, La Baja), 

    Ecuador (Azuay, Carchi Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Baños, Tungurahua, Tena, Puyo),
    Bolivia Cochabamba), Perù (Loxa)
  altitude 800 - 3000 m  (2600 - 10000 ft)

climate informations from Pamplona (Santander, Colombia)


Köppen climate classification : Cfb, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with hot summers


the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2000 m / 6600 ft) :

    Otoglossum coronarium b gr uk
  photoperiod in Pamplona this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 29 m' to 11 h 31 m'
  growth epiphyte or geophyte 
  brightness    partial shade to low
inflorescence     length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days
CITES appendix II

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