Dendrobium glomeratum

Dendrobium sulawesiense 

Dendrobium glomeratum                                                                                                                                                photo C. Solimbergo
(Dendrobium sulawesiense)  
taxonomy         described by (Veitch)  Rolfe, Robert Allen
  published in       Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew  155    1894
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Malaxideae
  subtribe Dendrobiinae
  genus Dendrobium  Swartz 1799
  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 swamp forests in Indonesia (Irian Jaya, along the Noord River, Moluccas),
    Papua (Western Province, Gulf Province)
  altitude 0 - 1020 m  (0 - 3366 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Saumlaki (Moluccas, Indonesia)
    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 500 m / 1650 ft) :
    Dendrobium glomeratum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Saumlaki this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 30 m' to 11 h 30 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 2 cm (1.2"),  from the upper nodes
  nr flowers 8 - 10
  size single flower  5 L 4,5 cm  (2" L 1.8") - inflorescence  10 L 12 cm  (4" L 4.8")
  duration inflorescence ≈ 90 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 70 days    
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