Pseudolaelia vellozicola

not yet in bloom

Pseudolaelia vellozicola    
(Schomburgkia vellozicola
taxonomy  described by  (Hoehne)  Porto, Paulo Campos  &  Brade, Alexander Curt 
  published in       Arquivos do Istituto de Biologia Vegetal  2 : 211    1935 
  family Orchidaceae 
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Laeliinae
  genus Pseudolaelia  Porto & Brade 1935
  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 in the "restigia" (coastal vegetation) of Brazil (Espirito Santo, Bahia,
    Minas Gerais, Mato Verde, Serra do Mandaçaia, Serra do Caraca)
  altitude 0 - 1500 m (0 - 4950 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Florestal (Minas Gerais, Brazil)
    Köppen climate classification : Cfa, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with very hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 750 m / 2500 ft) :
    Pseudolaelia vellozicola b gr uk
  photoperiod in Florestal this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 18 m' to 10 h 42 m'
  life form epiphyte on Vellozia bushes
  brigthness    sunny to full sun 
inflorescence     length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days 
CITES  appendix  II 

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