Dockrillia teretifolia

Dockrillia teretifolia

Dockrillia teretifolia                                                                                                                                                         photo C. Solimbego
taxonomy         described by (Brown R)  Brieger, Friedrich Gustav
  published in       Die Orchideen  1 ( 11 - 12 ) : 745    1981
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Malaxideae
  subtribe Dendrobiinae
  genus Dockrillia Brieger 1981

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 rainforests, rivers, lakes and swamps in Australia (from Bega in New South Wales, to Rockhampton in
    Queensland, Cape York, Audley, Royal National Park, Font Hill, Goldsborough tumoff), Papua
  altitude 30 - 800 m  (99 - 2640 ft)

climate informations from Mareeba (Cape York, Queensland, Australia)

    Köppen climate classification : Cfa, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with very hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 400 m / 1320 ft) :
    Dockrillia teretifolia a gr uk
  photoperiod in Mareeba 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    sunny 
inflorescence     length 15 - 18 cm (6" - 7.2") 
  nr flowers 9 - 12 
  size single flower 2,5 L 3,5 cm ( 1" L 1.4" ) - inflorescence 10 L 7 cm  (4" L 2.8") 
  duration ≈  14 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 20 days  
CITES appendix II


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