Dendrobium subclausum var pandanicola

Dendrobium subclausum 

Dendrobium subclausum var pandanicola                                                                                                                   photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy        described by        Rolfe, Robert Allen
  pubblicata in     Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew  361    1894
var. pandanicola    described by Wood, Jeffrey James
  pubblicata in Kew Bulletin  41 : 817    1986
  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 swampy rain forests on trees (Nothofagus, Pandanus), on rocks, in Indonesia (Irian Jaya, Mt. Goliath,  
    Moluccas, Manokwari, Vogelkop Peninsula, Netoti Hill), Papua (Finisterre Range, Mt. Kaiudi, Edie Creek,
    Mt. Wilhelm, from Lae to Mt. Hagen, Highlands, Enga, Porgera, Baliem Valley)
  altitude 530 - 3200 m  (1749 - 10560 ft)

climate informations from Laiagam (Enga, Indonesia)

    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 1500 m / 4950 ft) :
    Dendrobium subclausum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Laiagam this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 21 m' to 11 h 39 m'
  life form epiphyte or  litophyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 1 cm (0.4"), from the upper nodes 
  nr flower 6 - 8
  size single flower  1 L 1,3 cm (0.4" L 0.52") - depth  2,3 cm (0.92")
  duration inflorescence ≈ 30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 40 days   
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