Dendrobium peguanum

Dendrobium peguanum

Dendrobium peguanum                                                                                                                                                   photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy        described by Lindley, John
  published in  Journal of the Linnean Society, Botany  3 : 19    1859
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Malaxideae
  subtribe Dendrobiinae
  genus Dendrobium Swartz 1799

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 decidous forests, on shrubs or rocks, next rivers, in India (Sikkim, Manipur, Orissa, Jaspur, Gujarat, Konkan,
Ghats, Kanara), Nepal, Burma (Tenasserim, Maymyo, Chin Hills, Hlain Dirt, Pegu, Prome), Thailand
  altitude 300 - 400 m (990 - 1320 ft)

climate informations from Pegu (Bago, Burma)

    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 350 m / 1155 ft) :
    Dendrobium peguanum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Pegu this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 08 m' to 10 h 52 m'
  life form epiphyte   
  brightness     partial shade  
inflorescence    length 1 - 2 cm  (0.4" - 0.8"), apical  
  nr flowers 4 - 6, fragrants
  size single flower  1.2 L 0.7 cm  (0.48" L 0.28")
  duration inflorescence60 - 70 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 70 days   
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