Aerides krabiensis


Aerides krabiense                                                                                                   photo Z
taxonomy       described by Seidenfaden, Gunnar 
  published in      Botanisk Tidsskript  67 : 116   1972
   Family  Orchidaceae
  Subfamily   Epidendroideae
  Tribe  Vandeae
  Subtribe Aeridinae
  Genus Aerides   de Loureiro 1790
  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 Thailand (Krabi), Malaysia (Langkawi Islands), on calcareus roks
  altitude 150 - 400 m (495 - 1320 ft)                    
  habitat climate informations from Krabi (Krabi, Thailand)
    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 275 m / 907 ft) :
    Aerides krabiense a gr uk
  photoperiod  in Krabi this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 34 m' to 11 h 26 m'
  life form litophyte
  brightness   full sun
inflorescence   length 28 - 36 cm  (11" - 14.4"), axillary
  nr flowers 18 - 20
  size single flower  2 L 2.5 cm  (0.8" L 1")
  duration inflorescence 30 days
  time  to bloom from birth, ≈ days
CITES appendix  II

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