Bulbophyllum longissimum


Bulbophyllum longissimum 2

Bulbophyllum longissimum                                                                                                                                         photo  C. Solimbergo
  described by (Ridley) Smith, Johannes Jacobus 
  published in      Buletin du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg   sèr. 2 . 8 : 25     1912
  Famigly Orchidaceae
  Subfamily   Epidendroideae
  Tribe Malaxideae 
  Subtribe Dendrobiinae
  Genus Bulbophyllum   Thouras  1822
  Section Cirrhopedaloides Garay, Hamer & Siegerist 1994
  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 Thailand and Malaysia
  altitude  0 - 1000 m ( 0 - 3300 ft)               
  habitat climate informations from Kota Baharu (Kelentan, Malaysia)
    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) :
    Bulbophyllum longissimum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Kota Baharu this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 24 m' to 11 h 36 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence      length 25 cm (10"), basal
  nr  flowers 3 - 4, fragrant
  size single flower  30 L 1 cm  (12" L 0.4")
  duration inflorescence7 - 8 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 50 - 60 days
CITES appendix II

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