Dendrobium epidendropsis

Dendrobium guerreroi

Dendrobium epidendropsis                                                                                                                                               photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy         described by Kraenzlin, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig
  published in      Orchids . Monatsschrift der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Orchideenkunde  2 : 79    1908
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroieae
  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 forests of Malaysia (Java, Japa), The Philippines (Dinagat, Mindoro, Luzon, Bataan, Benguet, Rizal)
  altitude 900 - 1000 m ((2970 - 3300 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Baguio (Benguet, The Philippines)
    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 1000 m / 3300 ft) :
    Dendrobium epidendropsis a gr uk
  photoperiod in Baguio this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 05 m' to 10 h 55 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 8 - 10 cm (3.2" - 4"),  from the upper nodes
  nr flowers 16 - 20, fregrants
  size single flower  2 L 3 cm  (0.8" L 1.2") - deep 3 cm (1.2") - inflorescence  8 L 6 cm  (3.2" L 2.4")
  duration inflorescence20 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 - 40 days     
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