Hoffmannseggella hatae

 Hoffmannseggella hatae

Hoffmannseggella hatae                                                                                                                                                     photo C. Solimbergo
(Cattleya hatae
taxonomy       desribed by    Castro Neto, Vitorino Paiva  &  de Lacerda jr., Kleber Garcia
published in Icones Orchidacearum Brasiliensis  2 : t . 155    2006
family Orchidaceae
subfamily Epidendroideae
tribe Epidendreae
subtribe Laeliinae
genus Hoffmannseggella  Jones 1968

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 of Brasile (Minas Gerais, Espiritu Santo, Pequià)
altitude 1200 m (3960 ft)

climate informations from Diamantina (Minas Gerais, Brazil)

    Köppen climate classification : Cfa, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with very hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1200 m / 3960 ft) :
    Hoffmannseggella a gr uk
  photoperiod in Diamantina this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 12 m' to 10 h 48 m'
life form litophyte  
brightness full sun
inflorescence length 30 cm (12"), apical
nr flowers 3 - 5
size single flower 2,5 L 2 cm (1.2" L 1") - inflorescence 9 L 7 cm (3.6" L 2.8")  )
duration  inflorescence ~ 30 days
time to bloom from birth, ~ 40 days
CITES appendix II

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