Epidendrum ibaguense forma orange

Epidendrum ibaguense arancio 

Epidendrum ibaguense  forma orange

                                                                                                                  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 orange 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 origins

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 of orchid), Darien), Ecuador (Pichincha), 

Peru (Cajamarca, Cusco, Huanuco), Bolivia (La Paz), Brazuil (Bahia) 

altitude 20 - 3200  m  (66 - 10560 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Alajuela (Alajuela, Costa Rica)
    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 1600 m / 5280 ft) :
    Epidendrum ibaguense arancio a gr uk
  photoperiod in Alajuela this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 40 m' to 11 h 20 m'
life form geophyte  
brigthness    full sun 
inflorescence     length cm, apical  
nr flowers 54 - 60
size single flower  2 L 2 cm  (0.8" L 0.8") - inflorescence  L  cm
duration inflorescence120 days
time to bloom from birth, ≈ days  
CITES appendix II

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