mardi 1 janvier 2013

Dendrochilium bicallosum

samedi 20 octobre 2012

maxillaria caucana

October 20, 2012; Hanging gardens
shade, intermediary to hot, 
Found in Colombia and Ecuador at elevations of 550 to 1450 as a miniature sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with a scrambling rhizome enveloped by distichous, elliptic, round leaves that blooms on a very short, single flowered inflorescence.

dendrobium violaceum

October 20, 2012; Hanging gardens
light, cold to intermediary

Found in New Guinea in juvenal secondary growth or edges of primary forests in bright light at elevations of 750 to 2000 meters as a miniature, cold to warm growing epiphyte, lithophyte or occasional terrestrial with thick, fleshy, basally swollen stems carrying 2 to 4 apical, linear, channeled leaves that blooms at any time of the year on a basal, 1.2" [3 cm] long, few to several [2 to 10] flowered inflorescence arising from the base of the pseudobulb and having a cluster of 2 to 10, long-lasting flowers at the apex, with several being open at a time.

scaphosepalum odontochilum

October 20, 2012; Hanging gardens
Shade, cold to cool, fall to spring
Found in Colombua and Ecuador at elevations of 1750 to 2400 as a miniature sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with erect, slender ramicauls enveloped by 2 to 3 tubular sheaths carrying a single, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, elliptical, acute leaf narrowly cuneate below into the long, conduplicate petiole that blooms in the fall, winter and spring on a erect to descending, subcongested, distichous, successively several flowered, to 8" [to 20 cm] long, racemose inflorecense arising from low on the ramicaul and with narrowly triangular, oblique, conduplicate floral bracts.

epidendrum fimbriatum

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 October 20, 2012; Hanging gardens
shade, cold to cool, 
Found from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia as well as Venezuela in wet montane cloud forests at elevations of 1100 to 3700 meters as a small to medium sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte or terrestrial along stream banks with erect, elongate, thin, branching, cane-like stems enveloped by tubular, scarious, foliaceous sheaths and carrying a few, narrowly elliptic, basally clasping leaves that are minutely erose towards the apex and gathered towards the apex of the stem that blooms on a terminal, 1 3/5" [4 cm] long, racemose, seldom branched, successively few flowered, elongating inflorescence arisng from a mature stem and occuring at most any time of the year.

dendrobium porphyrochilum

I'm excited! I thought that I killed this orchid (no more leaf) but it seems that she will have flowers soon....
I'm waiting...

October 20, 2012; Hanging garden
shade, cool, spring
Found in the western Himalayas, Chinese Himalayas, Assam, eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Myanamar, Thailand and Vietnam on trees in forests grazed by cattle at elevations of 1850 to 2350 meters as a mini-miniature sized, cool growing epiphyte with attenuate, cylindric-conical, slender yellowish pseudobulbs enveloped by imbricating, membraneous, striate sheaths and carrying 3 to 4, linear-oblong to obliquely emarginate, sessile, jointed leaves that blooms in the spring on a termianl, slender, solitary, pendant, slightly frractiflex, glabrous, 6 to 10 flowered inflorescence with glabrous basal sheaths

pleurothallis condorensis

October 20, 2012; Hanging gardens
shade, cold to cool
Found in Ecuador and Peru in cloud forests at elevations of 1450 meters as a small sized, cool to cold growing epiphyte with slender, erect to suberect ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3 sheaths and with a bract below the middle and carrying a single, rigid, coriaceous, ovate, acute leaf with the base narrowly cordate to obtuse that blooms on a fascile of sucessively single flowered, 2" [5 cm] long inflorescence arising from a reclining spathe.

pleurothallis picta

October 20, 2012; Hanging gardens
Full shade, cool to hot, spring to summer
This caespitose, miniature sized, epiphytic species is found in Cuba, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Fr Guyana, Surinam, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia in wet montane and piedmont forests at elevations of 70-2100 meters with short, minute, ramicauls encased by 3 shortly imbricate, open subtubular papery sheaths with a single, apical, narrowly oblanceolate, long attenuate, channeled to the petiolate base, apex tridenticulate, coriaceous, dark green leaf where it blooms on a lateral, 4" [10 cm] long, from the apex of the ramicaul [well developed erect one leafed stems], filiform [thin], slightly fractiflex [zigzagged], racemose, several [8 to 11] flowered inflorescence with minute, ovate-triangular, pale brown floral bracts that is much longer than the leaves occuring in the spring through late summer. 

scaphosepalum decorum

October 20, 2012; Hanging gardens
Full shade, cool, fall
Found in Cauca, southern Colombia as a medium sized, caespitose, cool growing epiphyte at elevations around 1800 meters with an erect, slender ramicaul with 1 to 2 basal tubular sheaths and a larger one above carrying a single, apical, erect, thinly coriaceous, long-petiolate, elliptical, acute leaf that is cuneate below to the conduplicate petiole that blooms from high on the ramicaul in the fall on an erect, racemose, subcongested, distichous, successively many flowered, to 16" [to 40 cm] long inflorescence with several conspicuos, oblong triangular, oblique, conduplicate floral bracts with large flowers held at mid-leaf.

bulbophyllum ovalifolium

October 20, 2012
Partial shade, cool to intermediary, Spring to fall
Found in the Chinese Himalayas, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, lesser Sunda Islands and Sulawesi at elevations of 900 to 2000 meters where it is common in montane forests as a miniature, cool to warm growing epiphyte with oblong, flattened pseudobulbs with raised and diverging ends carrying a single, apical, elliptic, apically blunt leaf which gradually narrows into a short petiole and blooms on a 1 1/2" to 2 1/2"[3.75 to 6 cm] long, single flowered inflorescence holding the flower above the leaf occurrng in spring through fall

pleurothallis sp (Zunac, Ecuador)

October 20, Hanging gardens

dimanche 16 septembre 2012

Reorganisation avant l'automne

Avec le code couleur, s'ajoute un nouveau systems d'arrosage automatique. Reste a installer la ventillation demain.