Scuticaria steelei

Scuticaria steelei

Scuticaria steelei                                                                                                                                                             photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Lindley, John
  published in         Edwards's Botanical Register  29 (misc.) : 44    1843
  family  Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Oncidiinae
  genus Scuticaria  Lindley 1843

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 rain forests in Venezuela (Amazonas, Bolivar), Guyana, Suriname, Colombia, Brazil (Manaus, Amazonas,
    Itacoatiara, Rio Urube, Cachoeiras, Lindoia, Iracema) 
  altitude 120 - 1300 m (396 - 4290 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Itacoatiara (Amazonas, Brazil)
    Köppen climate classification : Am, tropical monsoon climate (a dry season and a wet season very rainy)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 700 m 7 2310 ft) :
    Scuticaria steelei b gr uk
  photoperiod in Itacoatiara this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 13 m' to 11 h 47 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 4 cm (1.6"), basal  
  nr flowers 1 - 3, fragrants
  size single flower 4 L 4 cm (1.6" L 1.6")
  duration single flower, ≈ 50 days    
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days 
CITES appendix II

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