Arundina graminifolia

Arundina graminifolia 

Arundina graminifolia                                                                                                                                                     photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy          described by (D. Don) Hochreutiner, Benedict Pierre Georges 
  published in       Buletin New York Botanical Garden  6 : 270    1910
  Family Orchidaceae 
  Subfamily   Epidendroideae
  Tribe  Arethuseae 
  Subtribe Arethusinae
  Genus  Arundina   Blume 1825 
  chromosomes  2n = 32, 38, 40 
  metabolism C3 pathway, stomata of the leaves are open during the day.
    (K.Silvera, L.S. Santiago, J.C. Cushman, K. Winter - International Symposium on Plant Biology, August 2013)
    soluble mineral nutriens are effective both, foliar or on the roots.
native of origins

India (Assam-Moreh, Sikkim), Sri Lanka (Candy), Bhutan (Trongsa, Shemgang), Nepal, Cambodia,

    Laos, Thailand (Doi Sutep, Kao Kuap, Krat, Pu Kio, Chaiyapum, Kaokeo,Songkla, Mê Tûn, Ciengmai,
    Betong, Pattani, Bangto, Pang-nga, Kao Bangto, Kwan Po, Satul), Viet Nam (Dak Lak, Komtum, Lam Dong,
    Nihn Thuan, Son La, Vinh Phuc), Malaysia (Kelantan, Batu, Hampar, Sabah, Logkogungan, Sunsuron,
    Penampang, Sarawak, Kuching, Jalan, Bau), Indonesia (Sulawesi), China (Fujian, Guangdong, Guanxi,
    Guixhou, Hainan, Hunan, Jangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang)
    now invaded Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Guadaloupe.
  altitude 66 - 1800 m (218 - 5940 ft)                 
  habitat climate informations from Kandy (Kandy, Sri Lanka)
    Köppen climate classification : Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest
    (no winter season, more abundant rainfall)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 500 m / 1650 ft) :
    Arundina graminifolia a gr uk
  photoperiod in Kandy this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 29 m' to 11 h 31 m'
  life form geophyte
  brightness   full sun
inflorescence      length 8 cm (3.2"), apical
  no flowers     1 - 3
  size single flower 7 L 7 cm (2.8" L 2.8")
  duration single flower, ~ 7 days
  time  to bloom from birth, ≈ days
CITES appendix II

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