Dendrochilum filiforme

Dendrochilum filiforme

Dendrobium filiforme

Dendrochilum filiforme                                                                                                                                                   photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy         described by Lindley, John
  published in Edwards's Botanical Register   26 : misc. 52    1840
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Arethuseae
  subtribe Coelogyninae
  genus Dendrochilum  Blume  1825

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 The Philippines (Luzon, Benguet, Laguna, Rizal, Luzon, Visayas, San Antonio)
  altitude 540 - 1877 m (1782 - 6194 ft)

climate informations from Calamba (Laguna, The Philippines)

    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 1150 m / 3800 ft) :
    Dendrochilum filiforme a gr uk
  photoperiod in Calamba this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 56 m' to 11 h 04 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 70 - 80 cm  (28" - 32"), from the base of the leaf  
  nr flowers 36 - 48, fragrans
  size single flower  1 L 1.4 cm  (0.4" L 0.56") - inflorescence  40 L 2.5 cm  (16" L 1")
  duration inflorescence30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days     
CITES appendix II

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