Cymbidium serratum

Cymbidium goeringii

Cymbidium serratum                                                                                                                                                      photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by Schlechter, Friedrich Richard Rudolf
  published in      Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis, beihefte  4 : 73 - 74    1919
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Cymbidiinae
  genus Cymbidium  Swartz 1799
  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 open evergreen forests, meadows, in China (Guizhou, Sichuan, Hubei, Yunnan), Taiwan, Japan
  altitude 1200 - 3000 m  (3960 -10890 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Huili (Sichuan, China)
    Köppen climate classification : Cwb, humid subtropical climate, with hot summer
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2000 m / 6600 ft) :
    Cymbidium serratum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Huili this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 45 m' to 10 h 15 m'
  life form geophyte in steep rochy localities
  brightness   partial shade
inflorescence    length 6 cm (2.4"), basal
  nr flowers 1
  size single flower  6 L 5.5 cm  (2.4" L 2.2")
  duration inflorescence ≈ 60 days      
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 90 days  
CITES appendix II

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