Dipodium pictum

Dipodium pictum 

Dipodium pictum                                                                                                                                                             photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy       described by (Lindley)  Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in Xenia Orchidacea  2 : 15    1862
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Cymbidieae
  subtribe Dipodiinae
  genus Dipodium  R Brown  1810


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 primary forests of Malaysia (Borneo, Sabah, Sipitang, ), Sarawak Lundu, Sebako River, Ponontomon,
Pensiangan), Indonesia (
Java, Sumatra), Brunei (Belait), Papua
  altitude 5 - 1300 m  (16 - 4290 ft)

climate informations from Seria (Belait, Brunei)

    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 650 m / 2145 ft) :
    Dipodium pictum a gr uk
  photoperiod in Seria this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 18 m' to 11 h 42 m'
  life form epiphyte, litophyte or geophyte
  brightness   sunny
inflorescence    length 30 cm (12"), axillary
  nr flowers 6 - 8
  size single flower  2.7 L 4 cm  (1" L 1.6") - inflorescence  L  cm
  duration inflorescence20 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 40 days     
CITES appendix II

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