Dendrobium crumenatum

Dendrobium crumenatum

Dendrobium crumenatum                                                                                                                                               photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy       described by Swartz, Olof (Peter)
  published in       Journal fur die Botanic  2 : 237    1799
  family Orchidaceae 
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Malaxideae
  subtribe Dendrobiinae
  genus Dendrobium Swartz 1799
  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

deciduous or semi-deciduous forests in India (Iava, Andamane and Nicobare Islands), Sri Lanka, Burma,

    Thailand (Na Sak, Lungsuan, Tasan, Lumpawn), Laos, Cambodia, Viet Nam (Dak Lak, Kon Tum, Ninh Thuan,
    Malaysia (Borneo, Sabah, Malacca, Padang-Panjang, Kota Belud, Tembeling), Brunei (Temburong Bangar),
    Indonesia (Java, Sunda Islands, Sumatra, Sulawesi, Ambon, Sarakaw, Kuching), Taiwan, The Philippines,
    Fiji (Suva), Bouganville, Australia (Christmas Islands)
  altitude 15 - 1300 m (50 - 4290 ft)
  habitat climate informations from The Settlement (Christmas Island, Australia)
    Köppen climate classification : Aw, tropical savanna climate (with a dry season and a rainy season)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 650 m / 2145 ft) :
    Dendrobium crumenatum a gr uk
  photoperiod at The Settlement this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 41 m' to 11 h 19 m'
  life form epiphyte  
  brightness    sunny 
inflorescence    length 60 - 120 cm (24" - 48"),  from the upper nodes
  nr flower 9 - 15, fragrants
  size single flower  4 L 4 cm  (1.6" L 1.6") 
  duration single flower ≈ 24 hours
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days     
CITES appendix II


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