Acianthera strupifolia

Pleurothallis strupifolia 

Acianthera strupifolia                                                                                                                                                   photo C. Solimbergo
(Pleurothallis strupifolia)
taxonomy described by (Lindley Pridgeon, Alec M. & Chase, Mark W.
  published in  Lindleyana 16 (4) : 246 . 26 December 2001
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Epidendreae
  subtribe Pleurothallidinae
  genus Acianthera  Scheidweiler 1842

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 cool, deciduous forestsin Brazil (Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Parana, Santa Catarina), Peru
  altitude 1700 - 3200 m  (5610 - 10560  ft) 
  habitat climate informations from São Joaquim (Santa Catarina, Brazil)
    Köppen climate classification : Cfb, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2500 m / 8250 ft) :
    Pleurothallis strupifolia b gr uk
  photoperiod   in São Joaquim this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 53 m' to 10 h 07 m'
  life form epiphyte, among mosses and lichens
  brightness    low to partial shade
inflorescence     length 8 - 9 cm (3.2" - 3.6"), from the base of the leaf 
  nr flowers 12 - 14
  size single flower 1.5 L 0.7 cm (0.6" L 0.28") - inflorescence 6 L 2.5 cm (2.4" L 1")
  duration inflorescence40 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 20 days 
CITES appendix II


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