Pleurothallis sertularioides

 Pleurothallis sertularioides

Pleurothallis sertularioides                                                                                                                                            photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy     described by (Swartz)  Sprengel, Curt Polycarp Joachin
  published in  Systema Vegetabilium, editio decima sexta 3 : 731 1826
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus Pleurothallis  R. Brown 1813

C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.

    (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 Carabbean (Jamaica, Cuba), Mexico (Chiapas, Tabasco, Ocosingo), Belize (Toledo),
    Guatemala (Izabal, Petèn), Honduras, Nicaragua (Granada, Zelaya), Costa Rica, Panama,
    Trinidad & Tobago (Arima), Bolivia (Cochabamba, Carrasco)
  altitude 120 - 480 m  (396 - 1584  ft)
  habitat climate informations from Bluefields (Zelaya, Nicaragua)
    Köppen climate classification : Am, tropical monsoon climate (a dry season and a wet season very rainy)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 300 m / 990 ft) :
    Pleurothallis sertularioides b gr uk
  photoperiod     in Bluefields (Zelaya, Nicaragua) this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 48 m' to 11 h 12 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness low
inflorescence     length 1,5 cm  (0.6") 
  nr flowers
  size single flower 0,5 L 0,5 cm  (0.2" L 0.2") 
  time to bloom from birth, ~ 20 days
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