Flickingeria fimbriata

Flickingeria fimbriata 

Flickingeria fimbriata                                                                                                                                                     photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Blume) Hawkes, Alex Drum
  published in  Orchid Weekly  2 ( 46 ) : 454    1961
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe  Malaxideae 
  subtribe Dendrobiinae
  genus Flickingeria  Hawkes 1961

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

semi-deciduous or evergreen forests along rivers' water, in India (Assam, Andaman and Nicobar Islands),

    Nepal, Thailand (Kaw Samui, Surat, Kaw Tao,Kao Kala Kiri, Pattani, Khao Yai Park, Yanyao, Dan Chumpon,
    Krat), Laos, Viet Nam (Dak Lak, Ha Tinh, Kon Tum, Quang Binh), China (Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan), 
    Malaysia (Borneo, Sarawak, Kedah, Baling, Kepong, Kuala Lumpur Temple Park),
    Indonesia (Sumatra, Soroake, Java, Sulawesi, the Sunda Islands), The Philippines
  altitude 50 - 1300 m (165 - 4290 ft)

climate informations from Kon Tum (Kon Tum, Viet Nam)

    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 600 m / 1980 ft) :
    Flickingeria fimbriata a gr uk
  photoperiod   in Kon Tum this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 12 h 57 m' to 11 h 03 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 1,5 cm (0.6"), apical  
  nr flowers 1 - 2, fragrants
  size single flower  3.5 L 2 cm  (1.4" L 0.8")
  duration single flower, 8 - 10 hours     
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 8 - 10 days       
CITES appendix II

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