Bulbophyllum vaginatum

Bulbophyllum vaginatumBulbophyllum vaginatum 2

Bulbophyllum  vaginatum                                                                                                                                              photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav  
  published in      Annales Botanices Systematicae  6 : 621    1864
  Famigly Orchidaceae
  Subfamily Epidendroideae
  Tribe Malaxideae 
  Subtribe Dendrobiinae
  Genus Bulbophyllum  Thouras 1822
  Section Medusa  Pfizer 1888
  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 mangroves and swampy forests in Thailand (Na Sak, Langvan, Kaw Tao, Surat), Malaysia (Borneo,
    Pahang, Selangor, Gombak, Perak, Bidor), Indonesia (Sumatra), The Philippines
  altitude 50 - 200 m  (165 - 660 ft)         
  habitat climate informations from Surat Thani (Surat, 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 125 m / 410 ft) :
    Bulbophyllum vaginatum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Surat Thani this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 36 m' to 11 h 24 m'
  life form   epiphyte
  brightness   partial shade
inflorescence     length 5 cm (2"), basal
  nr flowers 12 - 16
  size a flower  0.4 L 4 cm  (0.16" L 1.6") - inflorescence  5 L 8 cm  (2" L 3.2")

inflorescence6 - 8 days


to bloom from birth, ≈ 20 days 

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