Encyclia hanburyi

Encyclia hanburyi

Encyclia hanburyi                                                                                                                                                           photo C. Solimbergo 
taxonomy described by (Lindley) Schlechter, Friedrich Richard Rudolf
  published in         Die Orchideen  209    3 jul. 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 forests on clay, in Mexico (Chiapas, Guerrero, Oaxaca, Puebla, Juchitàn) 
    Guatemala (Camayagna, El Paraiso, Guinope, Intibucà)
  altitude 20 - 1600 m  (66 - 5280 ft)

climate informations from Teotitlán de Flores Magón (Oaxaca, Mexico)

    Köppen climate classification : Cfb, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 800 m / 2640 ft) :
    Encyclia hanburyi a gr uk
  photoperiod in Teotitlán this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 12 m' to 10 h 48 m'
  life form geophyte  
  brigthness    partial shade 
inflorescence     length 30 cm  (12"), apical 
  nr flowers
  size single flower   3,5 L 3,5 cm  (1.4" L 1.4") - inflorescence  6 L 8 cm  (2.4" L 3.2") 
  duration ≈ 40 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈  days 
CITES appendix II

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