Dyakia hendersoniana

Dyakia hendersoniana 

Dyakia hendersoniana                                                                                                                                                     photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Reichenbach f.)  Christenson, Eric Alston
  published in  Orchid Digest  50 : 63   1986
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Dyakia  Christensen 1986

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 wet forests, sometimes marshy in Indonesia (Borneo (Kalimantan))
    plant now very rare in nature
  altitude  (0) 500 - 700 m   (0 ) 1650 - 2310 ft)           

climate informations from Balikpapan (East Kalimantan, 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 600 m / 1980 ft) :
    Dyakia hendersoniana a gr uk
  photoperiod in Balikpapan this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 05 m' to 11 h 55 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 9 - 10 cm (3.6" - 4"), axillary
  nr flowers 25 - 27, fragrants
  size single flower 1.5 L 1 cm (0.6" L 0.4") - inflorescence  7 L 2  cm  (2.8" L 0.8")
  duration inflorescence20 - 25 days
  time to bloom, from birth 120 days
CITES appendix II


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