Scaphosepalum breve

Scaphosepalum breve

Scaphosepalum breve                                                                                                                                                      photo C. Solimbego
taxonomy   described by   (Reichenbach f.) Rolfe, Robert Allen  
  published in Journal of Botany, British and foreign 28 : 136 . 1890
  Family Orchdaceae
  Subfamily Epidendroideae
  Tribe Epidendreae
  Subtribe  Pleurothallidinae
  Genus Scaphosepalum  Pfitzer 1888
  metabolism 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 origin Guyana, Venezuela (Sucre, Aragua, Bolivar, Carabobo, Distrito Federal, Miranda), Colombia (Antioquia),
    Ecuador (Napo, Cotopaxi, Pastaza, Tungurahua), Bolivia (Santa Cruz)
  habitat  climate informations from Medellin (Antioquyia, Colombia)
    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 1000 m / 3300 ft) :
    Scaphosepalum breve a gr uk
  photoperiod  in Medellin this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 24 m' to 11 h 36 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness low
inflorescence   lenght  25 cm
  size  2 L 2 cm (0.8 L 0.8") single flower, they open in sequence
  duration single flower ≈ 8 days
  time to bloom from birth ≈  days
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