Epidendrum denticulatum

 Epidendrum denticulatum

Epidendrum denticulatum                                                                                                                                            photo  C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Barbosa Rodriguez, João
  published in Genera et Species Orchidearum Novarum  2 : 143    1881
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Laeliinae
  genus Epidendrum  Linnaeus 1763

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 on shrubs, in dry areas of Brazil (Santa Catarina, Rio de Janeiro, São João da Bana, Arraial do Cabo Pontal,
    Bahia, Santa Cruz de Cabralia, Alcobaça, Prado, Ilhèus, Minas Gerais, Companha Chicão, São Paulo, Iguape)
  altitude 0 - 1000 m  (0 - 3300 ft)

climate informations from Pirapora (Minas Gerais, Brazil)

    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 500 m / 1650 ft) :
    Epidendrum denticulatum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Pirapora this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 09 m' to 10 h 51 m'
  life form geophyte
  brigthness    full sun 
inflorescence     length 38 - 46 cm (15.2" - 18.4"), apical  
  nr flowers 60 - 80
  size single flower  2.5 L 2.5 cm  (1" L 1") - inflorescence  8 L 8 cm  (3.2" L 3.2")
  duration inflorescence180 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 40 - 50 days    
CITES appendix II


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