Liparis condylobulbon

Liparis condylobulbon 

Liparis condylobulbon                                                                                                                                                    photo C. Solimbergo 
taxonomy described by Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in  Hamburger Garten - und Blumenzeitung  18 : 34    1862
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Malaxideae
  subtribe Malaxidinae
  genus Liparis  L.C. Richard 1817
  chromosomes   2n = 30, 42
  metabolism 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

mossy trunks of small trees, close to beaches and lagoons, or in the rainforests of Malaysia (Borneo,


Java, Jawa, Buitenring Archipelago), Indonesia, Taiwan, The Philippines, Papua (Kaiser Wilhelmsland,


Des, Mimi), Australia (Cape York), New Caledonia (Upper Amoa River Valley), Vanuatu (Undine Bay),


Solomon (Guadalcanal), Fiji (Cakadrove)

  altitude  75 - 1600 m  (247 - 5280 ft)

climate informations from Paseh (Java, Indonesia)

    Köppen climate classification :  Af, humid tropical climate of the rainforest
    (without a winter season, more and abundant rainfall)

the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 800 m / 2640 ft) :

    Liparis condylobulbon a gr uk 

in Paseh this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 24 m', to 11 h 36 m'

  life form epiphyte or litophyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 18 - 22 cm  (7.2" - 8.8"), apical  
  nr flowers 120 - 160
  size single flower  0.4 L 0.4 cm  (0.08" L 0.08") - inflorescence  17 L 2 cm (6.8" L 0.8")
  duration inflorescence ≈ 20 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 30 days
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