Pleurothallis restrepioides

Pleurothallis restrepioides 

Pleurothallis restrepioides                                                                                                                                             photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Lindley, John
  published in    Companion to the Botanical Magazine  2 : 356    1836
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus  Pleurothallis  R Brown 1813
  chromosomes   2n = 76 - 78

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)
    it is useful give the soluble mineal nutriens, on the roots.
native of origins humid forests in Panama, Colombia (Nariño), Ecuador (Bolivar, Cañar, Carchi, Imbabura, Pichincha,  
    Zamora-Chinchipe, Cotopaxi, Quito), Peru (Amazonas)
  altitude 800 - 3000 m  (2640 - 9900 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Quito Pichincha, 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 1900 m / 7300 ft) :
    Pleurothallis restrepioides b gr uk
  photoperiod in Quito this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, constant throughout the year, of 12 h 00 m'
  life form epiphyte or geophyte  
  brightness    low
inflorescence     length 18 - 30 cm  (7.2" - 12"), from the base of the leaf 
  nr flowers 18 - 24, smelly
  size single flower  1 L 0.4 cm  (0.4" L 0.16") - inflorescence  18 L 3 cm  (7.2" L 1.2")
  duration inflorescence20 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 - 40 days
CITES appendix II


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