Bulbophyllum phalenopsis

not yet in bloom

Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis   
(Bulbophyllum giganteum)
taxonomy described by Smith, Joannes Jacobus 
  published in      Bulletin du Jardin Botanique de Buitenzorg   sèr. 3,14 : 165    1937
  Family Orchidaceae
  Subfamily   Epidendroideae 
  Tribe Malaxideae 
  Subtribe Dendrobiinae
  Genus Bulbophyllum  Thouras  1822
  Section Macrobulbon  Schlechter  1912
  chromosomes      2n = 38 
  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 Papua
  altitude 100 - 500 m (330 - 1650 ft)              
  habitat climate informations from Kokoda (Northern Province, Papua)
    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 350 m / 1250 ft) :
    Bulbophyllum phalaenopsis a gr uk
  photoperiod in Kokoda this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 34 m' to 11 h 26 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness   low
inflorescence      length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days 
CITES appendix II

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