Micropera rostrata

Micropera rostrata 

no longer in collection

Micropera rostrata                                                                                                                                                                         photo  Z
taxonomy described by (Roxburgh) Balakrishnan, M. S.
  published in       Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society  67 : 66    1970
  family  Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe  Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Micropera Lindley 1832
  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 tropical forests in Bangladesh (Silhet), India (Assam, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, Jeypore, 
    Karbi-Anglong, Kokrajhan) 
    rare plant in the wild
  altitude 200 - 800 m 

climate informations from Dibrugarh (Assam, India)


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 a gr uk
  photoperiod in Dibrugarh 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 13 - 15 cm  (5.2"- 6"), axillary
  nr flowers 20 - 22, fragrants
  size single flower  2.4 L 2 cm  (0.96" L 0.8")inflorescence  L   cm
  duration inflorescence length, ≈ 30 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ days
CITES appendix II

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