Paraphalenopsis denevei

Paraphalaenopsis denevei 

Paraphalaenopsis denevei                                                                                                                                              photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (JJ Smith)  Hawkes, Alex Drum
  published in       Orquidea (Niteroi)  25 : 212    1963
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus Paraphalaenopsis  Hawkes 1964
  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 primary forests, along rivers, in Malaysia (Borneo, Pontianak) - rare plant in nature
  altitude 0 - 300 m  (0 - 990 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Pontiank (West Kalimantan, Malaysia) 
    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 300 m / 990 ft) :
    Paraphalaenopsis denevei b gr uk
  photoperiod in Pontianak this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, constant throughout the year, of 12 h 00 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence     length 4 cm  (1.6"), basal  
  nr flowers 6 - 8, fragrants
  size single flower  5 L 5 cm  (2" L 2"), inflorescence  8 L 14 cm  (3.2" L 5.6")
  duration  single flower, ≈ 7 days - inflorescence, ≈ 30 - 40 days
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 40 - 60 days
CITES appendix II

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