Chiloschista parishii

Chiloschista parishii 3
Chiloschista parishii 2

Chiloschista parishii                                                                                                                                                      photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy        described by Seidenfaden, Gunnar
  published in      Opera Botanica  95 : 176    1988
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Chiloschista  Lindley 1832
  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 semideciduos or deciduous forests, in India (Sikkim), Bhutan, Nepal, Burma, Thailand, Viet Nam (Lai Chau, Lao Cai)
  altitude 1090 - 2000 m (3597 - 6600 ft)     
  habitat climate informations from Bhojpur (Eastern Region, Nepal)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 1500 m / 4950 ft) :
    Chiloschista parishii a gr uk
  photoperiod in Bhojpur this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 48 m' to 10 h 12 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness      sunny
inflorescence    length 2 - 4 cm  (0.82 - 1.6"), basal
  nr flowers 3 - 5, fragrant
  size single flower  1 L 1 cm  (0.4" L 0.4") - inflorescence  2.5 L 1.5 cm  (1" L 0.6")
  duration inflorescence  ≈ 40 - 45 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 days    
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