Aeranthes peyrotii


Aeranthes peyrotii                                                 photo  Z
taxonomy       describeb by     Bosser, Jean-Marie 
  published in Adansonia : recueil pèriodique d' osservations botanique  n.s. 11 (1) : 89    1971
   Family Orchdaceae
  Subfamily   Epidendroideae
  Tribe Vandeae
  Subtribe Angraecinae
  Genus Aeranthes   Lindley 1824
  metabolism 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 origin evergreen forest in Madagascar (Tamatave, Toamasina, Lake Alaotra, Mangoro, Didy,  
    Antananarivo, Analamanga, Antsinanana)
  altitude 772 - 1300 m  (2542 - 4190 ft)                  
  habitat climate informations from Fenoarivo Be (Antananarivo, Madagascar)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1000 m / 3300 ft) :
    Aeranthes peyrotii b gr uk
  photoperiod  in Fenoarrivo Be this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 13 m' to 10 h 47 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    low 
inflorescence      length 40 - 50 cm (16" - 20"), axillary
  nr flowers one at a time
  size a flower  3 L 5 cm  (1.2" L 0.5")
  duration a flower 20 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 270 days 
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