Epidendrum ibaguense forma rosea

Epidendrum ibaguense rosa 

Epidendrum ibaguense  forma rosea                                                                                                                       photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by
Kunth, Karl Sigismund
von Humboldt, Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander
Bonpland, Aimè Jaques Alexandre
published in Nova Genera et Species Plantarum (quarto editio)  1 : 352    1816
forma rosea      color variety
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


USA (California S. Diego), Mexico (Chiapas, Tabasco, Veracruz), Guatemala (Alta Verapaz, Huehuetenango,

Petèn, Quetzaltenango), Costa Rica (Cartago, Aleyuela), Guyana (Essequibo, Mt. Attarypon), Antigua, Barbuda, 

Venezuela (Amazonas, Zulio, Bolivar, Lara,Tàchira), Colombia (Antioquia, Valle del Cauca,

Ibaguè (​​from which it takes its name this specie), Ecuador, Peru, Brazil (Bahia) 

altitude  20 - 3200  m (66 - 10560 ft)

climate informations from Kamarang (Cuyuni-Marazuni, Guyana)

    Köppen climate classification : Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest
    (no winter season, more abundant rainfall)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1600 m / 5280 ft) :
    Epidendrum ibaguense rosea a gr uk
  photoperiod in Kamarang this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 22 m' to 11 h 38 m'
life form geophyte 
brigthness  sunny
inflorescence     lenght  20 - 30 cm (8" - 12")
nr. flowers  18 - 26
size  single flower  2,5 L 2,5 cm  (1" L 1") - inflorescence  10 L 8 cm  (4" L 3.2")
duration  inflorescence ≈  days
time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days

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