Pescatoria dayana

Pescatorea dayana 

Pescatoria dayana                                                                                                                                                           photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in       The Gardners' Chronicle & Agricultural Gazette  1618    7 december 1872
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Zygopetalinae
  genus Pescatoria  Reichenbach f. 1869
  metabolism 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 humid forests, on the lower trunks covered by moss, in Panama (Darièn), Colombia, Ecuador
  altitude altitude 60 - 1500 m (198 - 4950 ft) 
  habitat climate informations from Santa Fè (Darièn, Panama)
    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 800 m / 2640 ft)
    Pescatoria dayana b gr uk
  photoperiod in Santa Fè this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 49 m' to 11 h 11 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    low
inflorescence     length 6 - 8 cm  (2.4" - 3.2"), basal  
  nr flowers 1, fragrant
  size single flower  8 L 6 cm  (3.2" L 2.4")
  duration single flower, ≈ 40 days     
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 15 days 
CITES appendix II

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