Bulbophyllum dearei

Bulbophyllum dearei 

Bulbophyllum dearei                                                                                                                    photo G. Ravasio

Bulbophyllum dearei 2 Bulbophyllum dearei 3

Bulbophyllum dearei                                                                                                                                                        photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy       described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav  
  published in       Flora  71 : 156    1888
   Family Orchidaceae
  Subfamily   Epidendroideae 
  Tribe Malaxideae 
  Subtribe Dendrobiinae
  Genus Bulbophyllum  Thouras  1822
  Section Sestochilos (Breda)  Bentham & Hooker f. 1883
  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 origins forests, on branches of large trees, in Malaysia (Borneo), The Philippines (Palawan, Mindanao)
  altitude 700 - 1000 m  (2310 - 3300 ft)      
  habitat climate informations from Puerto Princesa (Palawan, The Philippines)
    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 800 m / 2640 ft) :
    Bulbophyllum dearei a gr uk
  photoperiod in Puerto Princesa this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year,
    from 12 h 38 m' to 11 h 22 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness   partial shade
inflorescence   length 8 - 10 cm  (3.2" - 4"), basal
  nr flowers 1, fragrant
  size single flower  3 L 6 cm  (1.2" L 2.4")
  duration  single flower, ≈ 20 days
  time  to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days
CITES appendix II

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