Macropodanthus alatus

not yet in bloom 

Macropodanthus alatus                       
taxonomy described by (Holttum) Seidenfaden, Gunnar  &  Garay, Leslie Andrew
  published in      Opera Botanica  95 : 261    1988
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Macropodanthus Williams 1938
  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 India (Andaman Islands), Thailand, Viet Nam, Malaysia (Johor, Kota, Tinggi)
  altitude 152 (1300) m   501 (4290 ft)

climate informations from Port Blair (Andamane Islands, India)


Köppen climate classification : Am, tropical monsoon climate (a dry season and a wet season very rainy)


the weather station data (temperatures are calculated for an altitude of 150 m / 500 ft) :

    Macropodanthus alatus b gr uk
  photoperiod in Port Blair this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 12 h 46 m' to 11 h 14 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    low
inflorescence     length  
  nr flowers  
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days


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