Specklinia sertularioides

 Pleurothallis sertularioides

Specklinia sertularioides                                                                                                                                                   photo C.Solimbergo
(Anathallis sertularoides 
taxonomy described by (Swartz) Sprengel, Curt Polycarp Joachin
  published in  Systema Vegetabilium, editio decima sexta  3 : 731    1826
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus Specklinia  Lindley 1830
  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)
    it is useful give the soluble mineal nutriens, on the roots.
native of origins humid forests in Caribbean (Jamaica, Cuba), Mexico (Chiapas, Tabasco), Belize (Toledo),
    Guatemala (Izabal, Petèn), Honduras, Nicaragua, Ecuador, Brazil
  altitude 240 - 550 m (792 - 1815 ft) 
  habitat climate informations from Acala (Chiapas, Mexico)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 400 m / 1320 ft) :
    Specklinia sertularioides b gr uk
  photoperiod   in Acala this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 05 m' to 10 h 55 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    low
inflorescence     length 1,5 cm  (0.6"), axillary
  nr flowers 1 - 2 , one at a time
  size single flower  0.7 L 0.5 cm  (0.28" L 0.2")
  duration single flower, ≈ 15 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days
CITES appendix II

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