Pelatanthera bicuspidata

Pelatantheria bicuspidata 

Pelatantheria bicuspidata                                                                                                                                              photo C. Solimbergo
taxonomy described by (Rolfe ex Downie)  Tang, Tsin (Chin)  &  Wang, Fa Tsuan
  published in       Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica  1 ( 1 ) : 101    1951
  family Orchidaceae
  subfamily Epidendroideae
  tribe Vandeae
  subtribe Aeridinae
  genus  Pelatantheria  Ridley 1896
  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 Burma, Thailand (Me Sue), Laos, Viet Nam, China (Yunnan, Guizhou)
  altitude 427 - 1400 m (1409 - 4620 ft)
  habitat climate informations from Xiang Khoang (Xiangkhoang, Laos) 
    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 900 m / 2970 ft) :
    Pelatantheria bicuspidata b gr uk
  photoperiod in Xiang Khoang this orchid blooms with a photoperiod, which varies during the year, from 13 h 17 m' to 10 h 43 m'
  life form epiphyte
  brightness    partial shade
inflorescence    length 1 cm (0.4"), axillary
  nr flowers 2 - 3
  size single flower  1.3 L 0.7 cm  (0.52" L 0.28")
  duration inflorescence length, ≈ 30 days     
  time to bloom from birth, ≈ 80 days
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