Listrostachys pertusa

Listrostachys pertusa

Listrostachys pertusa                                                                                                                                                     photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Lindley) Reichenbach, Heinrich Gustav
  published in     Botanische Zeitung  (Berlin)  10 : 930    1852
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aerangidinae
  genus Listrostachys  Reichenbach f. 1852
  chromosomes  2n = 46 
  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 evergreen forests in Cameroon, Congo (Dimonika), Ghana (Axim), Gabon (Eustuaire,
    Moyen-Ogoove, Ngounie, Nyanga, Woleu-Ntem), Ivory Coast, Liberia (Mt. Nimba, Yasono),
    Nigeria, Sierra Leone (Njala), Zaire
  altitude 0 - 700 m  (0 - 2300 ft)

climate informations from Ndjolè (Moyen-Ogoove, Gabon)

    Köppen climate classification : Aw, tropical savanna climate (with a dry season and a rainy season)

the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 350 m / 1155 ft) :

    Listrostachys pertusa a gr uk
  photoperiod in Ndjolè this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, constant throughout the year, of 12 h 0 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length   16 - 20 cm (6.4" - 8"), axillary
  nr flowers 32 - 40
  size single flower  0.8 L 0.8 cm  (0.32" L 0.32") - inflorescence  12 L 1.5 cm  (4.8" L 0.6")
  duration inflorescence ≈ 15 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 days    
CITES appendix II

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