Coelogyne nitida

Coelogyne ochracea

Coelogyne nitida                                                                                                                                                              photo C. Solimbergo
(Coelogyne ochracea
taxonomy described by (Wallich ex D Don) Lindley, John
  published in      The Genera and Species of Orchidaceous Plants  40    1830
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Arethuseae
  subtribe Coelogyninae
  genus Coelogyne  Lindley 1821
  chromosomes 2n = 40
  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 in India (Sikkim, Rhenoch, Kalimpong, Nok Dara, Todey-Tangta, Bootan, Darjeeling, Lopchu forest, 
    Darjeeling), Nepal, Bhutan (Dhopi, Tsirang), Burma (Moulmein), Laos, Thailand (Doi Inthanon), 
    Viet Nam, China (Yunnan)
  altitude 1219 - 2800 m  (4023 - 9240 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Darjeeling (Sikkim, India)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2000 m / 600 ft)) :
    Coelogyne nitida a gr uk
  photoperiod in Darjeeling 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    partial shade
inflorescence    length 13 cm  (5.2"), apical
  nr flowers 4, fragrants
  misure single flower  4 L 4 cm  (1.6" L 1.6") - inflorescence  10 L 7 cm  (4" L 2.8")
  duration inflorescence30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 20 days    
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