Micropera obtusa

Micropera obtusa 

Micropera obtusa                                                                                                                                                             photo C.Solimbergo
(Camarotis obtusa  
taxonomy described by (Lindley) Tang, T. (Chin)  &  Wang, Fa Tsuan
  published in      Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica  1 ( 1 ) : 94 - 95    1951
  family Orchidaceae 
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Micropera  Lindley 1832
  chromosomes 2n = 38
  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 forests in India (Assam, Dibrugarh, Joypur, Darjeeling, Kalijhora, Kalimpong), Bhutan, Burma, Thailand
  altitude 200 - 800 m  (660 - 2640 ft)

climate informations from Mudong (Kayin, Burma)


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 500 m / 1650 ft) :

    Micropera rostrata b gr it
  photoperiod in Mudong this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 13 h 49 m' to 10 h 11 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 8 - 10 cm  (3.2" - 4"), axillary
  nr flowers 12 - 16
  size single flower  1.5 L 1 cm  (0.6" L 0.4") - inflorescence  8 L 3 cm  (3.2" L 1.2")
  duration inflorescence20 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 60 days
CITES appendix II

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