Encyclia adenocaula

Encyclia nemorale 

Encyclia adenocaula                                                                                                                                                          photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (La Llave ex Lexarza) Schlechter, Friedrich Richard Rudolf 
  published in  Beihefte zun Botanischen Centralblatt  36 ( 2 ) : 470    1918
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Laeliinae
  genus Encyclia  Hooker 1828

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 forests in Mexico (Durango, Sinaloa, Jalisco, Oaxaca, Michoacan, Guerrero, Arcelia, Talpa, Ayutla)
  altitude 1200 - 2100 m  (3960 - 6930 ft)

climate informations from Oaxaca, (Oaxaca, Mexico)

    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1600 m / 5300 ft) :
    Encyclia adenocaula a gr uk
  photoperiod in Oaxaca this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 08 m' to 10 h 52 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 60 - 70 cm  (24" - 28"), apical  
  nr flowers 8 - 12
  size single flower  9 L 7 cm  (3.6" L 2.8") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence40 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 75 days  
CITES appendix II


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