Dendrobium lamellatum

Dendrobium lamellatum

Dendrobium lamellatum                                                                                                                                                photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy         described by (Blume)  Lindley, John
  published in      Genera et Species Orchidearum Novarum  89    1830
  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 shade forests in Burma (Moulmein), Thailand (Lam Lieng, Ranawng, Kao Keo, Langsuan, Bachaw, Pattani),
Laos, Malaysia (Borneo, Pahang, Batu Talam, Malaya, Penang Hill), Indonesia (Sumatra, Western Java,

Kalimantan Timur, Sangkulirang), The Philippines, Solomon Is. (Guadalcanal) - plant rare in the wild
  altitude 50 - 610 m (165 - 2010 ft)
  habitat  climate informations from Honiara (Central Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands)
    Köppen climate classification : Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest
    (no winter season, more abundant rainfall)
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 300 m / 990 ft) :
    Dendrobium lamellatum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Honiara this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 37 m' to 11 h 23 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    lpartial shade
inflorescence     length 1 cm (0.4"), from the upper nodes 
  nr flowers 2 - 4
  size single flower  1 L 1,7 cm  (0.4" L 0.7") - deep 3 cm (1.2")
  duration inflorescence12 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days    
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