Ada chlorops

Genus: There
Sub Family: Epidendroideae
Family: Orchidaceae
Order: Asparagales
Class: Liliopsida
Tribe: Cymbidieae
Subtribe: Oncidiinae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Kingdom: Plantae
Previous Names:Brassia chlorops Endres & Rchb. f., Gard. Chron. 542. 1973.
Flowering : january to April
Leaves: 1 apical, 2 and 3 envelopes; closely elliptical, narrow basally, 15 to 30 by 1.5 to 2.5 cm.

There Lindl. 1854, is a genus consisting of 16 species of orchid , is a sub-family of Epidendroideae, with examples of common species are There aurantiaca. Lancet-shaped leaves, growing on two sides of the rod length 20 cm, growing on the pseudobulbs with a maximum length of 10 cm. Flower colour from with to be green and yellow with dark brown or purple spots acuminate, from 10.0 to 23, 0 by 2.2 to 3.0 mm, petals falcate; lip elliptic-oblong, about 10 by 5 mm; callus hispidula 5 to 6 mm long, ending in two teeth and is about 4 mm long. Ada uses a "pseudoparasitism" method of attracting parasite pollinators, by manipulate their host

these orchid species are epiphytic or lithophytic . Orchid species of this genus are native orchids flower of the region to northern Nicaragua South America, to the Andes and Bolivia. These orchids grow in wet areas in the mountains with an altitude forests between 650 to 2700 m, but many species life between 1800 to 2200 m.

Ada allenii : Allen’s Ada (Panama).
Ada andreettae (Ecuador).
Ada aurantiaca : Red-orange Ada (NW. Venezuela to Ecuador).
Ada bennettiorum : Bennett’s Ada (Peru).
Ada brachypus (Ecuador to Bolivia).

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