Dendrobium goldschmidtianum

 Dendrobium miyakei

Dendrobium goldschmidtianum                                                                                                                                     photo C. Solimbergo
(Dendrobium miyakei)
taxonomy     described by Kraenzlin, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig
  published in       Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis  7 ( 131 - 133 ) : 40    1909
    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 Ficus (Ficus retusa) jungle in Taiwan (Lan Yu Island, the Orchid Island),
    The Philippines (Mt. Iraya on Bataan, Botel Tobago, Lu-Tao)
    these data are uncertain
  altitude up to 300 m (990 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Lan Yu Island (Orchid Island, Taiwan)
    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 goldschmidtianum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Lan Yu this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 33 m' to 10 h 27 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness     partial shade
inflorescence lenght 3 - 5 cm  (1.2" - 2"), from the upper nodes 
  nr flowers 18 - 25
  size singgle flower  2 L 2,5 cm  (0.8" L 1") - inflorescence  7 L 6 cm  (2.8" L 2.4")
  duration inflorescencedays
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 15 - 20 days 
CITES appendix II

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