Trichosalpinx ciliaris

Trichosalpinx ciliaris 

Trichosalpinx ciliaris                                                                                                                                                       photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Lindley) Luer, Carlyle August
  published in        Phytologia  54 ( 5 ) : 395    november 1983
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus Trichosalpinx  Luer 1983
  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

forests in the Caribbean, Mexico (Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo,

    Tabasco, San Luis Potosì), Belize (Toledo), Guatemala (Alta Verapaz, Izabal), Honduras (Comayagua,
    Cortès, Atlantida), Nicaragua (Jinotega), Costa Rica (Cartago, Limòn), Panama, Suriname, Guyana,
    Venezuela (Portoguesa), Colombia, Ecuador (Napo, Morona-Santiago), Peru, Bolivia (Santa Cruz)
  altitude 50 - 1969 m (165 - 6498 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Amatenango de la Frontera (Chiapas, Messico)
    Köppen climate classification : Aw, tropical savanna climate (with a dry season and a rainy season)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1000 m / 3300 ft) :
    Trichosalpinx ciliaris b gr uk
  photoperiod in Amatenango de la Frontera this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 01 m' to 10 h 59 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade to low
inflorescence     length 5 - 6 cm  (2" - 2.4"), from the base of the leaf  
  nr flowers 5 - 8
  size single flower  1 L 0.5 cm  (0.4" L 0.2") - inflorescence  2.5 L 1 cm  (1" L  0.4")
  duration inflorescencedays
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 20 days 
CITES appendix II

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