Encyclia pyriformis

x56770p Encyclia pyriformis 

Encyclia pyriformis                                                                                                                                                          photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Lindley) Schlechter, Friedrich Richard Rudolf
  published in  Die Orchideen  1 : 211    1914
  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 Cuba, on small shrubs, near the sea
  altitude 0 - 50 m  (0 - 20 ft)

climate informations from Cienfuegos (Cienfuegos, Cuba)

    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 30 m / 99 ft) :
    Encyclia pyriformis a gr uk
  photoperiod in Cienfuegos this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 28 m' to 10 h 32 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    sunny
inflorescence     length 60 - 80 cm  (24" - 32"), apical  
  nr flowers 8 - 12
  size single flower  6 L 6 cm  (2.4" L 2.4") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence, ≈ 40 - 50 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days
CITES appendix II


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