Gastrochilus fuscopunctatus

Gastrochilus fuscopunctatus 

Gastrochilus  fuscopunctatus                                                                                                                                       photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Hayata) Hayata, Bunzô
  published in  Icones plantarum formosanarum nec non et contributiones ad floram formosanam  6 (suppl.) : 78    1917
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Gastrochilus  D.Don 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 Taiwan (on the trunks of the forest, near Mount Arisan)    
  altitude 1500 - 2500 m  (4950 - 8250 ft)

climate informations from Mt. Arishan (Alishan, Yushan National Park, Taiwan)

    Köppen climate classification : Cfb, humid subtropical climate in all seasons, with hot summers
    the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 2000 m / 6600 ft) :
    Gastrochilus fuscopunctatum a gr uk
  photoperiod   on Arishan this orchid bloom with a photoperiod, that varies during the year, from 13 h 33 m' to 10 h 27 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 1 cm (0.4"), axillary
  nr flowers 3 - 4
  size single flower  1.4 L 1.5 cm  (0.56" L 0.6")
  duration inflorescence40 - 50 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 - 70 days    
CITES appendix II



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